Deciding on the right compact sedan for your Wakefield, Reading, and Danvers travels doesn't have to be a challenge. However, stuck deciding between the Subaru Impreza vs. Honda Civic is no feat. That's why our team at Ira Subaru is here to help you.

This Impreza vs. Civic comparison will highlight each vehicle's respective offerings, so you can see their similarities, how they differ, and inevitably-which one is best suited for you.

Subaru Impreza vs Honda Civic: Engine Performance & Efficiency

The Impreza and the Civic each include 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engines. Each vehicle's engine can produce more than 150 horsepower, but the Subaru Impreza leads in torque with 145 lb-ft, while the Civic falls short with 138 lb-ft of torque. Each vehicle comes equipped with a 6-speed manual transmission, but you have the option of choosing a continuously variable transmission.

Another major difference with these vehicles and their respective performances is efficiency. The Subaru Impreza gets an EPA-estimated 28 city/38 highway MPG while the Honda Civic falls a little behind with 25 city/36 highway MPG.

Interior Entertainment & Technology Features

When it comes to these compact sedans and their respective cabins, there's quite a difference with the features and amenities offered. The Subaru Impreza comes standard with the STARLINK® system, which includes a 6.5-inch touchscreen, while the Civic merely offers a 5-inch display.

The Subaru Impreza also offers plenty of connectivity features like Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™, Pandora®, and even Aha™ smartphone integration. The Honda Civic offers features like Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, but only after a trim level upgrade.

Each vehicle includes standard AM/FM radios, USB and auxiliary inputs for portable media devices, and Bluetooth® connectivity for both hands-free phone calling and audio streaming.

Passenger Space & Cabin Comfort

The Subaru Impreza opens up with 99.8 cubic feet of cabin space while the Civic offers 97.8 cubic feet. While the difference doesn't seem like a lot, it's actually more noticeable with the respective passenger space.

The Impreza certainly offers more room in the front with 39.8 inches of headroom and 43.1 inches of legroom. The Civic in front only offers 39.3 inches of headroom and 42.3 inches of legroom. The Subaru Impreza has a slight edge over the Honda Civic in the rear by offering 37.2 inches of headroom vs. the 37.1 inches of headroom in the back of the Honda Civic.

Learn Even More About the Subaru Impreza vs Honda Civic

At Ira Subaru, we hope you found this Impreza vs. Civic comparison informative, insightful, and helpful in assisting you with determining how these compact sedans differ. While you certainly learned a lot about each sedan, you also saw that the Subaru Impreza has a few key advantages over the Honda Civic in each category. Of course, you could learn even more by seeing the Subaru Impreza up close!

Schedule a test drive with us at Ira Subaru to see how the Subaru Impreza performs with you behind the wheel! We're here and happy to help drivers in Wakefield, Reading, and Danvers find the vehicle that suits them the best.

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