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2017 Chevrolet SS vs. 2018 Subaru WRX STI Review

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Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet SS than the Subaru WRX STI. The Subaru WRX STI will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet SS.

The Chevrolet SS will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Subaru WRX STI, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Chevrolet SS will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Subaru WRX STI, 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 Destination Charge for the Chevrolet SS is much higher than that for the Subaru WRX STI.

Since the Chevrolet SS 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 SS, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Subaru WRX STI.

Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Chevrolet SS does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Subaru WRX STI.

When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet SS has a much more powerful engine than the Subaru WRX STI. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

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

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

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2017 Chevrolet

More Details & Photos New 2017 Chevrolet SS
MSRP*: $46,625

2018 Subaru

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MSRP*: $36,095 - $40,895
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City MPG: 14 16
Highway MPG: 22 N/A
Engine(s): V-8 Horizontal
Seating Capacity: 5 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $44,760 $34,123 - $38,587

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.