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2020 Honda Civic Si vs. 2020 Subaru Legacy Review

New 2020 Honda Civic Si

2020 Honda
Civic Si

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New 2020 Subaru Legacy

2020 Subaru
Legacy

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MSRP*
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$25,200 to $25,400
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$22,745 to $35,895
Invoice* $23,405 to $23,590 $21,486 to $33,523
MPG - City 26 24 - 27
MPG - Hwy 36 32 - 35
Engine(s) Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Subaru Legacy than the Honda Civic Si, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Subaru Legacy will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Honda Civic Si.

Convenience
With the Subaru Legacy you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Honda Civic Si, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Honda Civic Si will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Subaru Legacy. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Honda Civic Si will cost more in transportation costs than the Subaru Legacy.

Dimensions
Since the Honda Civic Si is much slimmer than the Subaru Legacy, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Honda Civic Si is slightly shorter than the Subaru Legacy, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Honda Civic Si transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Subaru Legacy.

Handling
The Honda Civic Si has a larger turning radius than the Subaru Legacy, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Civic Si is somewhat more powerful than the Subaru Legacy.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Civic Si and the Subaru Legacy. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Honda Civic Si as you will in the Subaru Legacy.

Warranty
The Honda Civic Si comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru Legacy.