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2015 BMW 320 vs. 2014 Subaru Impreza WRX Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW 320 than the Subaru Impreza WRX. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the BMW 320 and the Subaru Impreza WRX in the front seats.

Convenience
With the BMW 320 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Subaru Impreza WRX, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

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 BMW 320 is somewhat more expensive than the Subaru Impreza WRX. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the BMW 320 is much higher than that for the Subaru Impreza WRX.

Dimensions
The BMW 320 is about the same width as the Subaru Impreza WRX. When looking at overall length, the BMW 320 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Subaru Impreza WRX.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the BMW 320 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Subaru Impreza WRX.

Handling
The BMW 320 has a larger turning radius than the Subaru Impreza WRX, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 320 is significantly less powerful than the Subaru Impreza WRX. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 320 and the Subaru Impreza WRX. The BMW 320 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Subaru Impreza WRX.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW 320 than that of the Subaru Impreza WRX.

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2015 BMW
320

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MSRP*: $32,950 - $34,950

2014 Subaru
Impreza WRX

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MSRP*: $25,995 - $37,845
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,000 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.12% As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.12% --
City MPG: 23 - 24 17 - 19
Highway MPG: 35 - 36 23 - 25
Engine(s): Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $30,315 - $32,155 $24,540 - $35,751

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