2019 Subaru Impreza 5-Door vs 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback Comparison in Seattle, WA

It can be a real challenge to find a hatchback that's up for life in the Pacific Northwest. A real challenge, that is, until you check out Subaru. The 2019 Subaru Impreza 5-Door is a slick and attractive hatch with all the versatility you need to get around Seattle, the Cascades, and beyond. With its incredible interior volume and go-anywhere attitude, it's hard not to fall in love with the Subaru Impreza 5-Door.

Of course, it's not without its competitors. The Toyota Corolla is one of the best-known compact cars around, and its hatchback edition is also fairly popular. But when you compare the two, it's easy to see that Subaru is the better choice for both your driving needs and your wallet. That's right, the 2019 Subaru Impreza 5-Door has a lower starting MSRP than the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback. Keep reading to learn more, and then take the Subaru Impreza 5-Door for a test drive at Carter Subaru Ballard.

2019 Subaru Impreza 5-Door Interior Room

2019 Subaru Impreza 5-Door vs 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback: Interior Dimensions

If you look at the exteriors of these two hatchbacks, you might assume that they have similar interior volume. This is far from true. The 2019 Subaru Impreza has an astonishing 100.9 cubic feet of passenger volume--one of the highest in the segment. It also has 20.8 cubic feet of cargo space for all your gear. The 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback, by comparison, has a measly 84.6 cubic feet of passenger volume and 17.8 cubic feet of cargo space.


2019 Subaru Impreza 5-Door Technology Features

2019 Subaru Impreza 5-Door vs 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback: Tech Features

In today's world, it's important to be able to stay safely connected no matter where you go--and the Subaru Impreza 5-Door is ready for this. Every trim level comes with a STARLINK™ multimedia system that comes standard with Apple CarPlay™ and Android™ Auto. The 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback, by comparison, lacks Android™ Auto completely, leaving the millions of Android users out of luck.


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2019 Subaru Impreza 5-Door Performance

2019 Subaru Impreza 5-Door vs 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback: Performance Specs

It's tough to find a hatchback that's capable of handling rougher dirt roads like the ones you'll find in the mountains--but the Subaru Impreza is up to the challenge. Every 2019 Subaru Impreza 5-Door comes with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive for amazing traction. The Toyota Corolla is front-wheel drive only.

These two hatchbacks both come with four-cylinder engines--but that's about where the similarity ends. That's because, while the Corolla Hatchback has an inline engine, the 2019 Subaru Impreza 5-Door is equipped with a powerful SUBARU BOXER® engine. The pistons in this engine cancel out vibrations for a smoother, quieter drive, and the low center of gravity and excellent balance make driving even more enjoyable.


2019 Subaru Impreza 5-Door Safety

2019 Subaru Impreza 5-Door vs 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback: Safety Ratings

The Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive we mentioned earlier does more than make the Subaru Impreza 5-Door impressively capable: it also makes it even safer, especially on wet and slick roads. It's features like this that make the Subaru Impreza 5-Door the more highly rated of these two vehicles when it comes to safety. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave the 2019 Subaru Impreza 5-Door five-star ratings in every safety category; while the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback hasn't yet been tested, the sedan earned four stars in the frontal crash and rollover safety tests.

NHTSA isn't the only safety authority that has rated the Subaru Impreza 5-Door so highly! Every year, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety releases a list of Top Safety Picks. The 2019 Subaru Impreza earned the coveted Top Safety Pick+ designation! The 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback, while still safe, earned only the less prestigious Top Safety Pick award.


2019 Subaru Impreza 5-Door More Options

2019 Subaru Impreza 5-Door vs 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback: Other Features

Here in the PNW, an outdoor lifestyle is second-nature to many, and Subaru is an excellent choice for that kind of lifestyle. The 2019 Subaru Impreza 5-Door comes standard with either roof crossbar mounting points or raised roof rails (depending on which trim level you choose). This makes it easy to take bikes, kayaks, skis, snowboards, or other outdoor gear on your adventures. You won't find roof rails on the Toyota Corolla Hatchback.

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Discover the Carter Advantage at Carter Subaru Ballard

When you purchase or lease a new Subaru, you can trust that it will serve you well for years to come--and Carter Subaru Ballard is here for you, too. Since 1960, Carter has offered a hassle-free buying experience. This means that we don't use pushy sales tactics or tricks to try to get you to buy; we let you lead the way, because we value you and your needs. This hassle-free attitude has been recognized with the 2019 Subaru Love Promise Customer Commitment Award, and it's one of the things that sets us apart--but it's far from the only one.

Carter Subaru Ballard cares about the environment and about our local community. We're part of the Subaru Eco-Friendly Retailer Program, and we're also On the Road to Carbon Neutral. When you take a test drive at Carter Subaru Ballard, we'll plant a tree in your name in the Mountains to Sound Greenway. For every car we sell, we plant three more trees. We've planted over 175,000 trees since 2008, and are still going strong!

The quality of Subaru and the care you'll experience from Carter Subaru Ballard go hand-in-hand. We invite you to take a look through our extensive inventory or check out our model information pages to find the Subaru that's just right for you. When you're ready for a test drive, use our convenient online form, give us a call, or just stop by the dealership. We serve Bellevue, Kirkland, and beyond from our convenient location at 5201 Leary Ave. NW, Seattle, WA 98107.