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2015 Hyundai Veloster vs. 2015 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 Hyundai Veloster, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Hyundai Veloster and the Subaru Impreza in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Subaru Impreza you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Hyundai Veloster, due to its tank size and 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). Whether you pick the Hyundai Veloster or the Subaru Impreza, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 Veloster and the Subaru Impreza have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Veloster is much wider than the Subaru Impreza, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. The Hyundai Veloster is slightly shorter than the Subaru Impreza, which may make it easier to park.

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

Handling
The Hyundai Veloster has about the same turning radius as the Subaru Impreza, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Veloster 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 Hyundai Veloster has less seating than the Subaru Impreza, making the Subaru Impreza the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Hyundai Veloster has significantly less cargo room than the Subaru Impreza, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

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

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2015 Hyundai
Veloster

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MSRP*: $18,000 - $22,600

2015 Subaru
Impreza

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MSRP*: $18,695 - $23,295
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.39% As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 24 - 27 24 - 28
Highway MPG: 33 - 36 33 - 37
Engine(s): Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 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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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $17,360 - $21,505 $17,846 - $22,070

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