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2020 Mazda Mazda3 vs. 2020 Subaru Impreza Review

New 2020 Mazda Mazda3

2020 Mazda
Mazda3

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New 2020 Subaru Impreza

2020 Subaru
Impreza

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MSRP*
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$21,500 to $27,900
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$18,695 to $25,795
Invoice* $20,565 to $26,679 $17,844 to $24,401
MPG - City 25 - 27 23 - 28
MPG - Hwy 33 - 36 31 - 36
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 feel a little more squished in the Mazda Mazda3 than in the Subaru Impreza, due to the Mazda Mazda3's smaller rear head- and legroom. The Subaru Impreza will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mazda Mazda3.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mazda Mazda3 as you will with the Subaru Impreza, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 Mazda Mazda3 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 Mazda Mazda3 will cost more in transportation costs than the Subaru Impreza.

Dimensions
The Mazda Mazda3 is about the same width as the Subaru Impreza. When looking at overall length, the Mazda Mazda3 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Subaru Impreza.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mazda Mazda3 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Subaru Impreza.

Handling
The Mazda Mazda3 has about the same turning radius as the Subaru Impreza, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mazda Mazda3 is somewhat more powerful than the Subaru Impreza.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mazda Mazda3 and the Subaru Impreza. The Mazda Mazda3 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Subaru Impreza.

Warranty
The Mazda Mazda3 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru Impreza.