Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Subaru Legacy than the Honda Civic, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Honda Civic, drivers may find the Subaru Legacy a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.
The Subaru Legacy requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Honda Civic, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Honda Civic will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Subaru Legacy. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Honda Civic and the Subaru Legacy have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Honda Civic is much slimmer than the Subaru Legacy, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Honda Civic is slightly shorter than the Subaru Legacy, which may make it easier to park.
The Honda Civic has much less torque than the Subaru Legacy, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.
The Honda Civic has a smaller turning radius than the Subaru Legacy, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
The Honda Civic has less horsepower than the Subaru Legacy, so it will probably be somewhat slower.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Civic and the Subaru Legacy. The Honda Civic has less cargo capacity than the Subaru Legacy, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.
The Honda Civic comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru Legacy.
Compare the 2014 Honda Civic and the 2014 Subaru Legacy.
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MSRP*: $18,390 - $26,640
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MSRP*: $20,295 - $28,895
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.90%||As low as 0.90%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 0.72%||--|
|City MPG:||22 - 31||18 - 24|
|Highway MPG:||31 - 41||25 - 32|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$17,100 - $25,261||$19,201 - $27,097|
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