2017 Subaru Levorg Facelift
Subaru has launched the facelifted Subaru Levorg in its home market, Japan. It now features aesthetic enhancements, mechanical improvements and more advanced safety systems.
2017 Subaru Levorg for Model Year 2017 comes with new horizontal slat front grille, full LED headlamps and fog lamps, redesigned bumper and a set of 18-inch alloy wheels. Top of the range models comes outfitted with Aerokit as standard that features a mesh grille, sportier front bumper skirt and diffuser. The package is also available on other variants as an option.
Regarding the powertrain, The Levorg still comes powered by a 1.6-liter unit delivering 168 horpower and 250 Nm of torque mated to a Lineartronic CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission). Customers can also opt for the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder boxer engine producing 296 horsepower and 400 Nm of torque equipped with a Sports Lineartronic CVT. Power is sent to all four corners via the company’s well known Symmetrical all-wheel drive.
Other enhancements include revised suspension settings (except STI Sport) and electric power steering settings. Models equipped with 1.6-liter unit also gets ECU optimisation that according to Subaru provides greater driving engagement and enhanced comfort over long distances. In addition, the facelifted model also features high performance brake pads as well as better sound deadening materials.
The Levorg will also come well-equipped with comfort and entertainment features. Among them are are seat heaters, one touch folding rear seats, new front console, center panel, two-tone door switch panel and door handles. It also has a new 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with GPS navigation, 5.9-inch multifunctional Colour Liquid Display and instrument cluster decoration panel.
The station wagon now offers greater levels thanks to the updated EyeSight driver assist system with Touring Assist function, Adaptive Cruise Control, Pre-collision Braking Control, and Lane Departure Prevention Assist, Touring Assists adds autonomous driving operable at speeds of up to 120 km/h.