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2020 Nissan Versa vs. 2020 Subaru Impreza Review

New 2020 Nissan Versa

2020 Nissan
Versa

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New 2020 Subaru Impreza

2020 Subaru
Impreza

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MSRP*
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$14,830 to $18,340
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$18,695 to $25,795
Invoice* $14,463 to $17,874 $17,844 to $24,401
MPG - City 27 - 32 23 - 28
MPG - Hwy 35 - 40 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 be able to stretch out a lot more in the Subaru Impreza than the Nissan Versa, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Subaru Impreza, the Nissan Versa may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
The Subaru Impreza requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Nissan Versa, 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). Based on MSRP, the Nissan Versa is clearly a better financial choice over 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 Nissan Versa and the Subaru Impreza have similar Destination Charges.

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

Drivetrain
The Nissan Versa has much less torque than the Subaru Impreza, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

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

Performance
The Nissan Versa has less horsepower than the Subaru Impreza, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

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

Warranty
The Nissan Versa comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru Impreza.