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2014 Subaru Impreza WRX vs. 2015 Toyota Prius Plug-in Review

Comparison Review

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

Convenience
With the Toyota Prius Plug-in 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). Whether you pick the Subaru Impreza WRX or the Toyota Prius Plug-in, 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 WRX and the Toyota Prius Plug-in have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Subaru Impreza WRX is much wider than the Toyota Prius Plug-in, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Subaru Impreza WRX takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Prius Plug-in.

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 Toyota Prius Plug-in.

Handling
The Subaru Impreza WRX has about the same turning radius as the Toyota Prius Plug-in, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Subaru Impreza WRX has a much more powerful engine than the Toyota Prius Plug-in. 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 Toyota Prius Plug-in.

Warranty
The Subaru Impreza WRX comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Prius Plug-in.

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2014 Subaru
Impreza WRX

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MSRP*: $25,995 - $36,495

2015 Toyota
Prius Plug-in

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MSRP*: $29,990 - $34,905
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Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 17 - 19 51
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 23 - 25 --
Engine(s): Horizontal Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $24,543 - $34,495 $28,791 - $33,509

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