Compare Features - The Impreza Wins!

  2019 Impreza2019 Civic
 Fuel Tank Capacity (gal.)
 13.2 ✅
 Torque (lbs.-ft)
 145@4000 138@4200
Front Headroom (Inches)
39.8 ✅ 39.3
 Front Legroom (Inches)
 All-Wheel Drive
 Standard ✅
 Not Available
 MSRP ($)
$18,595 ✅ $20,415
 *based on base CVT model for each vehicle

Dare to Compare: The 2019 Subaru Impreza Takes on a Tough Competitor in the Honda Civic

While we can't all look forward to our destination in the morning, at the very least, you can look forward to your commute, especially when you're rolling up in a new 2019 Subaru Impreza. Not ready to commit? We don't blame you-research is important! Take a moment to check out our head-to-head comparison between the 2019 Subaru Impreza and the 2019 Honda Civic-both are fierce competitors in a tightly crowded segment, but only one can reign supreme. Once you see for yourself, we think you'll agree the 2019 Impreza is deserving of a test drive at very least!

The Faceoff: The 2019 Subaru Impreza VS the 2019 Honda Civic

2019 Subaru Impreza
VS2019 Honda Civic
While both the 2019 Civic and the 2019 Impreza offer a manual transmission for those drivers who would rather have a deeper car-driver connection, only the 2019 Subaru Impreza gives you standard Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive (AWD), a feature the 2019 Honda Civic doesn't even offer as a costly extra! Superior handling and traction are par for the course with the 2019 Impreza.PerformanceThe 2019 Honda Civic is a very respectable competitor, with a standard manual transmission and an available automatic, quite like the 2019 Impreza, but this offering is entirely devoid of an AWD system, which might seriously impact how it handles out here in Arizona. If you're looking for superior handling and traction, you won't find it in the 2019 Honda Civic.
The 2019 Subaru Impreza offers classic, subtle style cues both inside and out. The exterior is certainly not boring, though it's not as busy as its competitor, the CIvic; however, the Impreza doesn't make the same misstep as the 2019 Honda Civic by trying to overstuff style details haphazardly on the exterior. Instead, the Impreza utilizes clean lines and good architecture to deliver a wide windscreen, plenty of forward and rear visibility, and a grown-up sense of style that speaks to your more sophisticated proclivities.StylingThe 2019 Honda Civic looks a bit angular and uncomfortable, like it's not quite sure what style its going for, but it found a bunch of flashy new plastic and creases to put on the outside anyway. Cohesion is missing, but the exterior is anything but boring, running the risk of being overwhelming before underwhelming. It's got angular headlights and an aggressive front fascia that will probably look great to some, but certainly not the majority.
Subaru has plenty to offer drivers in terms of technology. The Subaru STARLINK™ Multimedia infotainment system is intuitive and easy to use, serving as a gateway to all your favorite apps, music, and other compatible applications. In addition to STARLINK™, the 2019 Subaru Impreza offers Subaru EyeSight®, which is arguably more important. This available system gives you driver-assist features like Technology FeaturesWe believe in fairness here at Tucson Subaru, so we won't tell you the Honda Civic is technologically lacking when its offering is actually quite impressive. Impressive enough to best the 2019 Impreza? Not quite, but the 2019 Civic offers available HondaLink®, which allows you to connect your compatible smartphone to your in-cabin touchscreen, a lot like STARLINK™.
As we alluded to above, the 2019 Subaru Impreza receives top safety marks from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) when equipped with available Subaru EyeSight®, which gives you Pre-Collision Braking, Pre-Collision Throttle Management, Lane Keep Assist with Sway Warning, and Adaptive Cruise Control, all resulting in safer driving for you, and a safer roadway for everyone else. Throw in Subaru's standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive and you're well equipped for whatever curves the road ahead holds.SafetyWhile the 2019 Honda Civic offers its own suite of driver assistance features, the suite, called Honda Sensing™, is only available at the top two trims, which means you'll be spending a bit just to get up there, and once you're up there, the manual transmission is no longer an option, so you can't combine awesome road-feel with top-shelf safety in the 2019 Civic. Not only that, but the 2019 Civic doesn't even offer an AWD system, let alone give it to your standard.

The Takeaway:

As you can see from the head-to-head matchup above, the 2019 Subaru Impreza is the clear winner in this battle of the compact cars, besting the 2019 Honda Civic just about everywhere it counts, including price! The 2019 Subaru Impreza starts off well under the 2019 Honda Civic, which makes it far and away a superior choice for discerning drivers looking for the best bang for their buck. Ready to see how the Impreza looks without the mediation of a computer screen? Our team is ready to welcome you into our showroom to take one for a test drive so you can get a feel for the impressive Impreza!

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