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2017 smart fortwo electric drive vs. 2018 Subaru Impreza Review

Comparison Review

Convenience
With the Subaru Impreza you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the smart fortwo electric drive, 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 smart fortwo electric drive 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 smart fortwo electric drive carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Subaru Impreza.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the smart fortwo electric drive doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Subaru Impreza.

Handling
The smart fortwo electric drive has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Subaru Impreza, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the smart fortwo electric drive is significantly less powerful than the Subaru Impreza. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
Those who have to chauffeur around a lot of people should beware, the smart fortwo electric drive seats a lot fewer people than the Subaru Impreza.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the smart fortwo electric drive than that of the Subaru Impreza.

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2017 smart
fortwo electric drive

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MSRP*: $23,800 - $26,640

2018 Subaru
Impreza

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MSRP*: $18,995 - $24,695
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City MPG: 124 22 - 28
Highway MPG: 94 30 - 37
Engine(s): 80-hp, (electric) Horizontal
Seating Capacity: 2 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $22,134 - $24,775 $18,123 - $23,387

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.