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2023 Subaru Impreza vs. 2022 Volkswagen Jetta Review

Picture of the 2023 Subaru Impreza

2023 Subaru

MSRP*: $19,795 to $24,595
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Picture of the 2022 Volkswagen Jetta

2022 Volkswagen

MSRP*: $20,365 to $28,095
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MPG - City 23 - 28 MPG 29 - 31 MPG
MPG - Hwy 31 - 36 MPG 40 - 43 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
  • 152-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 158-hp, 1.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Continuously Variable, Manual Automatic, Manual
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 152 hp 158 hp
Exterior Length 182.7 in 186.5 in
Exterior Width 70.0 in 70.8 in
Leg Room Front 43.1 in
Rear 36.5 in
Front 41.1 in
Rear 37.4 in
Head Room Front 39.8 in
Rear 37.2 in
Front 38.5 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

Passengers in the back seat will feel a little more squished in the Subaru Impreza than in the Volkswagen Jetta, due to the Subaru Impreza'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 Volkswagen Jetta.

The Volkswagen Jetta requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Subaru Impreza, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Subaru Impreza is somewhat more expensive than the Volkswagen Jetta.

The Subaru Impreza is a little narrower than the Volkswagen Jetta, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The Subaru Impreza is slightly shorter than the Volkswagen Jetta, which may make it easier to park.

The Subaru Impreza has a smaller turning radius than the Volkswagen Jetta, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

The Subaru Impreza has less horsepower than the Volkswagen Jetta, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

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

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