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2022 MINI Hardtop vs. 2022 Subaru Impreza Review

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2022 MINI
Hardtop

MSRP*: $22,900 to $32,900
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2022 Subaru
Impreza

MSRP*: $19,295 to $26,395
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Invoice* $19,000 to $30,470 $18,400 to $24,959
MPG - City 25 - 29 MPG 22 - 28 MPG
MPG - Hwy 34 - 38 MPG 30 - 36 MPG
Seating Capacity 4 - 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
Engine 134-hp, 1.5-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 189-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 228-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 152-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 7-Speed A/T, M/T Continuously Variable, M/T
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 134 - 228 hp 152 hp
Exterior Length 152.2 - 159.1 in 176.2 in
Exterior Width 68.0 in 70.0 in
Leg Room Front 41.4 in
Rear 30.8 - 32.3 in
Front 43.1 in
Rear 36.5 in
Head Room Front 38.3 - 40.3 in
Rear 36.9 - 37.5 in
Front 39.8 in
Rear 38.0 in

*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 Impreza than the MINI Hardtop, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the MINI Hardtop, drivers may find the Subaru Impreza a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the MINI Hardtop 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 MINI Hardtop 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 MINI Hardtop carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Subaru Impreza.

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

Handling
The MINI Hardtop has a larger turning radius than the Subaru Impreza, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

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

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the MINI Hardtop does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Subaru Impreza.

Utility
The MINI Hardtop has less seating than the Subaru Impreza, making the Subaru Impreza the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the MINI Hardtop than that of the Subaru Impreza.