Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Subaru Impreza than the Volkswagen Beetle, 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 Beetle.
The Volkswagen Beetle will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Subaru Impreza, making it more convenient to drive.
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 Volkswagen Beetle is somewhat more expensive than the Subaru Impreza. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Volkswagen Beetle and the Subaru Impreza have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Volkswagen Beetle is much wider than the Subaru Impreza, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. The Volkswagen Beetle is slightly shorter than the Subaru Impreza, which may make it easier to park.
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Volkswagen Beetle does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Subaru Impreza.
The Volkswagen Beetle has about the same turning radius as the Subaru Impreza, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.
The Volkswagen Beetle has less horsepower than the Subaru Impreza, so it will probably be somewhat slower.
The Volkswagen Beetle has less seating than the Subaru Impreza, making the Subaru Impreza the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Volkswagen Beetle has significantly less cargo room than the Subaru Impreza, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.
The Volkswagen Beetle comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru Impreza.
Compare the 2014 Volkswagen Beetle and the 2014 Subaru Impreza.
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MSRP*: $19,995 - $29,995
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MSRP*: $18,395 - $23,195
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $250||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.90%||As low as 0.00%|
|City MPG:||22 - 28||25 - 27|
|Highway MPG:||31 - 41||33 - 36|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$19,195 - $28,795||$17,569 - $21,978|
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