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2014 Subaru Impreza WRX vs. 2014 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Review

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

Convenience
With the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Subaru Impreza WRX, 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 Subaru Impreza WRX is somewhat more expensive than the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. 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 WRX and the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Subaru Impreza WRX is much slimmer than the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Subaru Impreza WRX, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid.

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

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Subaru Impreza WRX has a much more powerful engine than the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

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

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Subaru Impreza WRX is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid.

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2014 Subaru
Impreza WRX

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MSRP*: $25,995 - $37,845
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2014 Hyundai
Sonata Hybrid

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MSRP*: $26,000 - $30,750
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Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 1.75%
City MPG: 17 - 19 36
Highway MPG: 23 - 25 --
Engine(s): Horizontal Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $24,540 - $35,751 $24,573 - $28,859

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