Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen Jetta 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 Volkswagen Jetta.
With the Volkswagen Jetta you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Subaru Impreza, due to its tank size and fuel economy.
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). When looking only at MSRP, the Subaru Impreza will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volkswagen Jetta. 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 Volkswagen Jetta have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Subaru Impreza is much slimmer than the Volkswagen Jetta, 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 Volkswagen Jetta.
The Subaru Impreza has much less torque than the Volkswagen Jetta, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.
The Subaru Impreza has a smaller turning radius than the Volkswagen Jetta, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Subaru Impreza is somewhat more powerful than the Volkswagen Jetta.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Subaru Impreza and the Volkswagen Jetta. The Subaru Impreza has significantly less cargo room than the Volkswagen Jetta, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.
The Subaru Impreza comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volkswagen Jetta.
Compare the 2014 Subaru Impreza and the 2014 Volkswagen Jetta.
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MSRP*: $17,895 - $22,195
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MSRP*: $15,695 - $29,775
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.00%||As low as 0.00%|
|City MPG:||25 - 27||23 - 30|
|Highway MPG:||34 - 36||33 - 42|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$17,104 - $21,072||$15,067 - $28,584|
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