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2022 Nissan Altima vs. 2022 Subaru Impreza Review

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2022 Nissan
Altima

MSRP*: $24,900 to $34,600
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2022 Subaru
Impreza

MSRP*: $19,295 to $24,095
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MPG - City 25 - 28 MPG 23 - 28 MPG
MPG - Hwy 34 - 39 MPG 31 - 36 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
Engine
  • 182-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 188-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 236-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 152-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Continuously Variable Continuously Variable, M/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 182 - 236 hp 152 hp
Exterior Length 192.9 in 182.7 in
Exterior Width 72.9 in 70.0 in
Leg Room Front 43.8 in
Rear 35.2 in
Front 43.1 in
Rear 36.5 in
Head Room Front 38.0 - 39.1 in
Rear 36.7 - 36.9 in
Front 39.8 in
Rear 37.2 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 Nissan Altima, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Nissan Altima and the Subaru Impreza in the front seats.

Convenience
The Nissan Altima will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Subaru Impreza, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Nissan Altima is somewhat more expensive than the Subaru Impreza.

Dimensions
Since the Nissan Altima is much wider than the Subaru Impreza, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Nissan Altima, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Subaru Impreza.

Handling
The Nissan Altima 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 Nissan Altima is somewhat more powerful than the Subaru Impreza.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Nissan Altima transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Subaru Impreza.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Nissan Altima and the Subaru Impreza.