Which exhaust should I choose

Asked by May 11, 2017 at 12:12 AM about the 2016 Subaru Impreza 2.0i

Question type: Car Customization

I just got a base 5 speed 2.0i subaru impreza (non
wrx) and I want to put in a new exhaust system in
it. I want a nice quality sound coming from it, not
too loud but an upgrade from the stock exhaust. I
would like a bit of a performance increase but
mostly just better flow and sound. I was thinking
about some type of catback exhaust, but I would
like your guys opinions too.

5 Answers

24,155

A friend of mine did too and ended up not running correct and to had to have the computer tuned for the upgrade. Cost a lot of money and had to go back for more tunes after that a few times a year, it was never the same after that and ran like dog doo doo.

Hm, well I'm pretty sure since I wouldn't be replacing the downpipe that I wouldn't need a tune for it, what exactly did he get on his impreza?

24,155

Ask before buying if tunes are recommended afterwards which for Subaru I can tell you their exhaust is highly tunes for their application and unless your doing engine mods you will get very little if any and can loose power from changing it, now it want a new muffler or catback or tips go for it and no worries (Go For It) . He took it to GA from AL for the tune after the exhaust system install and it ran poor the whole way. I do not know if he replaced down pipe ect. I do know he took it to a shop for the install here locally, and after it did not run correctly and they did not do tunes there so may have been from header all the way to tip but when I say new exhaust system I think all of the exhaust not just pipes & mufflers & tips as you get very little benefit from it, shop said they did not do tunes for it and the closest place was a 3 hours away they recommended him too.

24,155

If your not wanting to change but the mufflers & tips ect then no tune needed. If your taking out the old from head to tip then yes you need a tune for that.

116,025

The only proper way to custom tune an engine is on a dynamometer. If your speed shop is doing it by guess and by golly you are going to be disappointed.

Your Answer:

Impreza

Looking for a Used Impreza in your area?

CarGurus has 916 nationwide Impreza listings starting at $3,400.

Postal Code:

Subaru Impreza Experts

  • #1
    TheSubaruGuruBoston
    Reputation
    1,270
  • #2
    F_O_R
    Reputation
    780
  • #3
    Nick Eidemiller
    Reputation
    520
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Subaru Outback
39 Great Deals out of 972 listings starting at $3,500
Used Subaru Legacy
24 Great Deals out of 441 listings starting at $2,895
Used Subaru Forester
19 Great Deals out of 881 listings starting at $1,510
Used Honda Civic
118 Great Deals out of 4,994 listings starting at $1,900
Used Subaru WRX
5 Great Deals out of 259 listings starting at $1,750
Used Subaru Crosstrek
228 listings starting at $17,888
Used Mazda MAZDA3
44 Great Deals out of 2,738 listings starting at $3,800
Used Honda Accord
30 Great Deals out of 1,640 listings starting at $2,671
Used Toyota Corolla
113 Great Deals out of 4,257 listings starting at $1,995
Used Toyota Camry
35 Great Deals out of 2,152 listings starting at $2,995
Used Subaru WRX STI
150 listings starting at $26,834
Used Subaru XV Crosstrek
7 Great Deals out of 221 listings starting at $11,290
Used Honda CR-V
95 Great Deals out of 4,167 listings starting at $1,495

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Subaru Impreza 2.0i For Sale
1 listings starting at $22,990
2016 Subaru Impreza 2.0i For Sale
2 listings starting at $17,995
2015 Subaru Impreza 2.0i For Sale
17 listings starting at $14,262
2014 Subaru Impreza 2.0i For Sale
19 listings starting at $10,762

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.