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2017 Chevrolet Impala vs. 2016 Subaru WRX STI 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 Chevrolet Impala than the Subaru WRX STI. The Chevrolet Impala will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Subaru WRX STI.

Convenience
With the Chevrolet Impala you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Subaru WRX STI, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Chevrolet Impala will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Subaru WRX STI. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet Impala will cost more in transportation costs than the Subaru WRX STI.

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

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Chevrolet Impala doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Subaru WRX STI.

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

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Chevrolet Impala and the Subaru WRX STI.

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

Warranty
The Chevrolet Impala comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru WRX STI.

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Compare the 2017 Chevrolet Impala and the 2016 Subaru WRX STI.

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2017 Chevrolet
Impala

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MSRP*: $27,300 - $40,915

2016 Subaru
WRX STI

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MSRP*: $34,695 - $39,995
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 2.40% As low as 3.48%
City MPG: 17 - 22 17
Highway MPG: 25 - 31 --
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Horizontal
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $26,208 - $39,074 $32,820 - $37,750

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.