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2014 Chevrolet Volt vs. 2014 Subaru Impreza WRX Review

Comparison Review


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

Convenience
With the Chevrolet Volt 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 Chevrolet Volt 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 Chevrolet Volt and the Subaru Impreza WRX have similar Destination Charges.

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

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Chevrolet Volt transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Subaru Impreza WRX.

Handling
The Chevrolet Volt 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 Chevrolet Volt 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
The Chevrolet Volt has less seating than the Subaru Impreza WRX, making the Subaru Impreza WRX the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers.

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

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2014 Chevrolet
Volt

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MSRP*: $34,185
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2014 Subaru
Impreza WRX

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MSRP*: $25,995 - $36,495
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 101 17 - 19
Highway MPG: 93 23 - 25
Engine(s): 149-hp, (electric) Horizontal
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 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*: $32,818 $24,543 - $34,495

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