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2014 Acura TSX vs. 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Subaru XV Crosstrek than the Acura TSX, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Subaru XV Crosstrek will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Acura TSX.

Convenience
The Acura TSX will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Subaru XV Crosstrek, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Acura TSX will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Subaru XV Crosstrek, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Acura TSX will cost more in transportation costs than the Subaru XV Crosstrek.

Dimensions
Since the Acura TSX is much wider than the Subaru XV Crosstrek, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Acura TSX, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Subaru XV Crosstrek.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Acura TSX transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Subaru XV Crosstrek.

Handling
The Acura TSX has a larger turning radius than the Subaru XV Crosstrek, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Acura TSX has a much more powerful engine than the Subaru XV Crosstrek. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Acura TSX and the Subaru XV Crosstrek. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Acura TSX will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Subaru XV Crosstrek.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Acura TSX than that of the Subaru XV Crosstrek.


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2014 Acura
TSX

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MSRP*: $31,985

2014 Subaru
XV Crosstrek

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MSRP*: $21,995 - $24,495
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Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 1.66% --
City MPG: 22 23 - 25
Highway MPG: 30 30 - 33
Engine(s): Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $30,084 $20,876 - $23,178

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