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2014 Ford Mustang vs. 2014 Subaru Impreza Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Subaru Impreza than the Ford Mustang, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Subaru Impreza will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Ford Mustang.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford Mustang as you will with the Subaru Impreza, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 Ford Mustang will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Subaru Impreza, 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 Ford Mustang and the Subaru Impreza have similar Destination Charges.

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

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Ford Mustang does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Subaru Impreza.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Mustang has a much more powerful engine than the Subaru Impreza. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
The Ford Mustang has less seating than the Subaru Impreza, making the Subaru Impreza the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Ford Mustang has significantly less cargo room than the Subaru Impreza, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Ford Mustang comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru Impreza.

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2014 Ford
Mustang

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MSRP*: $22,510 - $35,310

2014 Subaru
Impreza

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MSRP*: $18,395 - $23,195
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Lease Incentive: As low as 5.85% --
City MPG: 15 - 19 25 - 27
Highway MPG: 26 - 29 33 - 36
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 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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Invoice*: $21,215 - $32,573 $17,569 - $21,978

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