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2016 Subaru WRX STI vs. 2016 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Review

Comparison Review

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

Convenience
With the Toyota Avalon Hybrid you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Subaru WRX STI, 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 WRX STI is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Subaru WRX STI will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.

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

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Subaru WRX STI does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.

Handling
The Subaru WRX STI has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Subaru WRX STI has a much more powerful engine than the Toyota Avalon 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 WRX STI and the Toyota Avalon Hybrid. The Subaru WRX STI has less cargo capacity than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Subaru WRX STI comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.

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2016 Subaru
WRX STI

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MSRP*: $34,695 - $39,995

2016 Toyota
Avalon Hybrid

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MSRP*: $36,650 - $41,950
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $2,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.48% As low as 0.02%
City MPG: 17 40
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 23 --
Engine(s): Horizontal Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $32,820 - $37,750 $32,986 - $37,756

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.