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2017 Chevrolet Sonic vs. 2017 Subaru Impreza Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will feel a little more squished in the Chevrolet Sonic than in the Subaru Impreza, due to the Chevrolet Sonic's smaller rear head- and legroom. The Subaru Impreza will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Sonic.

Convenience
With the Subaru Impreza you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Chevrolet Sonic, due to its tank size and 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 Sonic will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Subaru Impreza. 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 Sonic will cost more in transportation costs than the Subaru Impreza.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Sonic is much slimmer than the Subaru Impreza, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Chevrolet Sonic is slightly shorter than the Subaru Impreza, which may make it easier to park.

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

Handling
The Chevrolet Sonic has a smaller turning radius than the Subaru Impreza, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Chevrolet Sonic has less horsepower than the Subaru Impreza, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Sonic and the Subaru Impreza.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Sonic comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru Impreza.

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2017 Chevrolet
Sonic

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MSRP*: $15,145 - $20,415

2017 Subaru
Impreza

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MSRP*: $18,395 - $24,095
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City MPG: 24 - 28 24 - 28
Highway MPG: 33 - 38 32 - 38
Engine(s): Inline-4 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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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $14,539 - $19,598 $17,567 - $22,829

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 are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.