Well, it seems the folks at the
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
like the look of the new
. Granted, a wrecked version of the car is what's got them going, but that's good for the rest of us. Why? Because the offset frontal
shows that the
passed with flying colors. After the
received and analyzed data from the crash performed by the automaker, it rated the 2008 Impreza 2.5i 5-door as "Good" (the highest rating) in each of the individual injury measurement categories. Naturally, it also scored an overall rating of "Good." We're sure that IIHS will take it upon itself to smash up a few Imprezas in its independent testing regimen in due time, as well. Until then, click the read link to see the full breakdown from IIHS based on the manufacturer's test.
Thanks for the tip, Michael!