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2015 Nissan LEAF vs. 2014 Subaru Impreza WRX Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Nissan LEAF offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Subaru Impreza WRX with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Nissan LEAF and the Subaru Impreza WRX in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Subaru Impreza WRX you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Nissan LEAF, 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). The Nissan LEAF 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 Nissan LEAF will cost more in transportation costs than the Subaru Impreza WRX.

Dimensions
The Nissan LEAF is a little narrower than the Subaru Impreza WRX, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the Nissan LEAF takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Subaru Impreza WRX.

Drivetrain
The Nissan LEAF has much less torque than the Subaru Impreza WRX, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Nissan LEAF 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
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Nissan LEAF and the Subaru Impreza WRX. The Nissan LEAF has significantly less cargo room than the Subaru Impreza WRX, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Nissan LEAF comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru Impreza WRX.

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2015 Nissan
LEAF

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MSRP*: $29,010 - $35,120

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: 126
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
17 - 19
Highway MPG: 101 23 - 25
Engine(s): 107-hp, (electric) Horizontal
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $27,486 - $33,265 $24,543 - $34,495

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