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2015 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2014 Subaru Impreza Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Hyundai Sonata offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Subaru Impreza. The Hyundai Sonata will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Subaru Impreza.

Convenience
With the Hyundai Sonata you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Subaru Impreza, 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 Hyundai Sonata is somewhat more expensive 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 Hyundai Sonata and the Subaru Impreza have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Sonata 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 Hyundai Sonata, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Subaru Impreza.

Handling
The Hyundai Sonata has a larger turning radius than the Subaru Impreza, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

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

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Sonata than that of the Subaru Impreza.

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2015 Hyundai
Sonata

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MSRP*: $21,150 - $28,575

2014 Subaru
Impreza

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MSRP*: $17,895 - $22,195
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City MPG: 23 - 28 25 - 27
Highway MPG: 32 - 38 34 - 36
Engine(s): 1.6-liter I-4 (regular gas), Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $20,295 - $26,846 $17,104 - $21,072

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