2018 Subaru Impreza vs 2018 Subaru WRX Comparison in Salt Lake City, UT

Which Subaru Should I Choose? 2018 Subaru Impreza VS 2018 Subaru WRX at Carter Subaru Ballard | Comparison Research

No matter which model you choose, you can be confident that toughness and durability come standard on each and every Subaru. Looking for a new sedan car for 2018? The 2018 Subaru Impreza and 2018 Subaru WRX are both compact sedans with Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive for tenacity and grip on dirt roads and rain-slick streets. But which model is right for you? We explain the differences between these two cars below. Whether you want a practical, efficient commuter car or something with panache for performance, there's a Subaru sedan for you at Carter Subaru Ballard.

2018 Subaru Impreza vs 2018 Subaru WRX Exterior Comparison

Price and Value Comparison: 2018 Subaru Impreza VS 2018 Subaru WRX

The 2018 Subaru WRX is tuned for performance, with a sophisticated powertrain and suspension - which means it's more expensive than the 2018 Subaru Impreza. The base model Impreza starts at about $8,000 less than the base 2018 Subaru WRX with many of the same features, plus a generous list of available options. And when it comes to saving you money at the pump, the 2018 Subaru Impreza is the top performer. While the WRX makes 27 highway MPG when cruising, the Impreza is remarkably efficient, earning up to 38 highway MPG.

Size and Capacity Comparison: 2018 Subaru Impreza VS 2018 Subaru WRX

Comfortable and useful, the 2018 Subaru Impreza offers best-in-class passenger volume for a compact car: up to 99.8 cubic feet! The most passenger space you can have in the 2018 Subaru WRX is up to 96.6 cubic feet, so it provides a little less legroom and shoulder room for your rear seat passengers than the Impreza. For cargo hauling, both vehicles offer about 12 cubic feet of storage space in the trunk. However, if you need serious cargo room in your compact car, Subaru has the solution: The 2018 Subaru Impreza is also available as a 5-door hatchback, which provides up to 55.3 cubic feet of max cargo storage! You can even add roof rails to the Impreza 5-door for still more cargo hauling flexibility.

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2018 Subaru Impreza vs 2018 Subaru WRX Interior Comparison

Performance Comparison: 2018 Subaru Impreza VS 2018 Subaru WRX

The Subaru WRX is an enthusiast's favorite, year in and year out, for its rally racing-inspired style and no-frills commitment to performance. This year's model, the 2018 Subaru WRX achieves 268 horsepower - more than 100 additional horsepower compared to the 2018 Subaru Impreza. The 2018 WRX also gets a sport-tuned suspension and a quick steering ratio for responsive handling to match its blistering acceleration.

2018 Subaru Impreza vs 2018 Subaru WRX Feature Comparison

Safety Comparison: 2018 Subaru Impreza VS 2018 Subaru WRX

When it comes to your safety, both these models are outstanding performers. In fact, they both earned the ultra-exclusive 2018 Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety - among just 21 recipients of the award in the entire automobile industry! And if you're looking for driver assistance features like pre-collision braking, blind spot monitor and adaptive cruise control, the Subaru EyeSight® package is what you need. It's an available upgrade to both the 2018 Subaru Impreza and the 2018 Subaru WRX.

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Why a Subaru is the Perfect Vehicle for Seattle!

Did you know that 97% of Subaru cars, crossovers and SUVs sold in the past decade are still on the road today? It's a testament to the quality and reliability of the vehicles you'll find at Carter Subaru Ballard! Come discover the brand of vehicles that has earned a reputation here in the Pacific Northwest for long-term durability. It's all made even better by cutting-edge technologies like Subaru STARLINK™ infotainment and EyeSight® driver assistance. Visit our showroom today at 5201 Leary Ave. NW, Seattle, WA 98107. We look forward to showing you around the latest line of remarkable Subaru vehicles at Carter Subaru Ballard!