Honda Civic vs. Subaru Impreza

2017 Honda Civic Sedan LX CVT

2018 Honda Civic Sedan

2017 Subaru Impreza 2.0i 4-door CVT

2018 Subaru Impreza


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Between the Honda Civic vs. Subaru Impreza, which is right for you? While the Impreza has its merits, the Honda Civic specs are hard to beat. The Civic boasts incredible fuel economy without sacrificing power, and its spacious design leaves plenty of room for both passengers and cargo. Compare the Subaru Impreza vs. Honda Civic with Honda City Chicago.

Fuel Economy

When you're driving through Cicero and Oak Lawn, you don't want to waste time searching for a gas station. Luckily, the Honda Civic has incredible fuel economy figures that will keep you cruising for miles and miles. The Civic sedan (LX with 6-speed manual transmission) can reach up to 40 mpg on the highway*, while the Impreza only hits 38 mpg at its peak. What about the Civic Hatchback vs. Impreza 5-door? The Civic hatchback (LX model with 6-speed manual transmission) still achieves up to 38 mpg on the highway*, but the Impreza only manages 37 mpg at max.

Space

Between the Subaru vs. Honda, the Civic also has the edge when it comes to space. Its smart design packs in plenty of passenger and cargo space in a compact size.
  • Passengers get 0.3 inches of extra shoulder room up front and 0.9 inches of extra legroom in the back of the Civic.
  • The Civic sedan has 15.1 cubic feet of trunk space, while the Impreza only has 12.3 cubic feet.
  • The Civic hatch offers 25.7 cubic feet of trunk space with rear seat up, compared to just 20.8 cubic feet on the Impreza 5-door.

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*Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary based on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.