Settlement compensates owners for things like lost wages or child care while they were taking their vehicle in for the recall repair.
Recall covers Impreza cars from the 2017 model year.
Described Canadians as innovative and focused on high quality.
Lafayette factory will boost annual capacity by 100,000 vehicles; add up to 1,200 jobs over two years.
Consumer Reports finds Audi, BMW and Subaru among biggest offenders.
Ford, Chrysler see increases of 7% while GM inches up 0.1%.