Motor Image Pilipinas, Inc., the exclusive distributor of Subaru vehicles in the Philippines, has launched the 2016 Levorg at Capitol Commons in Pasig City.

The 2016 Levorg is a wagon that is based on the Impreza and derives its name from Legacy (LE), Revolution (VO) and Touring (RG). With than in mind, Subaru says the Levorg is a vehicle that “combines the performance and practicality of a tourer, with the stylish design and feel of a sports car.”

2016 Subaru Levorg makes PH debut

Executive Director of Tan Chong International Glenn Tan said in a statement that the Levorg is an innovative tourer which is targeted at family-oriented and adventurous customers.

"Subaru’s brand new model is an Innovative Tourer that combines the sports performance of Subaru with the practicality of a wagon. "With a newly developed boxer engine, agile handling and abundant loading space, we feel that the Levorg will appeal to the functional, family-oriented and adventurous customer who appreciates performance, touring capabilities and ample cargo space,” said Tan.

Up front, the 2016 Levorg is fitted with the brand's hexagonal grill and hawk-eye headlights. It also has an aggressive bumper, a vented hood and chrome accents. Turning at the side, the Levorg is characterized by sharp lines, as well as a sloping roofline.

2016 Subaru Levorg rear

The rear of the 2016 Levorg has sweptback taillights, a large bumper, a shark fin antenna and a roof spoiler. In addition, the vehicle is equipped with a chrome plate garnish and twin tail muffler.

Dimension-wise, the 2016 Levorg measures at 4690mm long, 1780mm wide and 1490mm tall. It also has a cargo space of 522 liters in the back.

2016 Subaru Levorg dashboard

Inside, Subaru says the Levorg aims to deliver “first-class driving comfort and an exhilarating steering experience.” It comes with a black interior theme as well as a three-spoke steering wheel, a multi-touch infotainment system and an easy-to-read instrument cluster. The seats, as well as the door panels, come with blue stitching and the cabin is accented by silver trim.

The Levorg also comes with Subaru's SI-Drive, a system that modifies the way the engine performs. It offers three driving modes: Intelligent (I), Sport (S) and Sport Sharp (S#). Other than the SI-Drive, the 2016 Levorg has a High Beam Assist (HBA) feature that is said to increase the visibility when you're driving at night. It also has a rear vehicle detection, Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC) system and Active Torque Vectoring (ATV).

2016 Subaru Levorg engine

The 2016 Levorg is powered by a 1.6-liter, four-cylinder Direct Injection Turbo (DIT) Boxer petrol engine that delivers 170 PS and 250 Nm of torque. It is mated to a lineartronic continuously variable transmission (CVT).

Subaru PH has priced the 2016 Levorg at PhP 1,718,000.