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2014 Subaru Impreza vs. 2014 Toyota Corolla Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Corolla than the Subaru Impreza, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Subaru Impreza will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Corolla.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Subaru Impreza as you will with the Toyota Corolla, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 Subaru Impreza or the Toyota Corolla, 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 Subaru Impreza and the Toyota Corolla have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Subaru Impreza is much slimmer than the Toyota Corolla, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the Subaru Impreza takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Corolla.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Subaru Impreza transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Toyota Corolla.

Handling
The Subaru Impreza has a smaller turning radius than the Toyota Corolla, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Subaru Impreza is somewhat more powerful than the Toyota Corolla.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Subaru Impreza and the Toyota Corolla. The Subaru Impreza has less cargo capacity than the Toyota Corolla, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Subaru Impreza comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Corolla.

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2014 Subaru
Impreza

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MSRP*: $17,895 - $22,195

2014 Toyota
Corolla

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MSRP*: $16,800 - $21,300
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Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 0.02%
City MPG: 25 - 27 28 - 30
Highway MPG: 34 - 36 37 - 42
Engine(s): Horizontal Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 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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Invoice*: $17,104 - $21,072 $15,876 - $19,722

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