Civic Sedan vs 2016 Subaru Impreza

2016 Honda Civic

2016 Honda Civic

2016 Subaru Impreza

2016 Subaru Impreza

The 2016 Honda Civic and the 2016 Subaru Impreza are both small cars, and both could be perfect for your needs here in the Elgin and Crystal Lake, IL area if you’re looking for a practical, efficient vehicle this year. Of course, most shoppers want to know how the competition stacks up. Take a look for yourself and see how these two leading small cars compare side by side!

Performance and Efficiency

How do these two models compare when it comes to fuel economy and power output? Well, the 2016 Subaru Impreza uses a 2.0L four-cylinder engine to produce 148 hp and 145 lb-ft of torque. When equipped with a continuously variable transmission the Impreza is capable of up to 28 mpg city/37 mpg highway/31 mpg combined, based on EPA estimates.

The 2016 Honda Civic also comes standard with a 2.0L four-cylinder, but it makes considerably more power at 158 hp and 138 lb-ft of torque, and it earns a higher EPA estimate of 31 mpg city/41 mpg highway/35 mpg combined*. The Civic also offers a 1.5L turbocharged four-cylinder that makes 174 hp and 162 lb-ft of torque and earns an EPA estimated 31 mpg city/42 mpg highway/35 mpg combined with continuously variable transmission.

As you can see, the Civic simply beats the Impreza when it comes to fuel economy and performance.

Passenger and Cargo Volume

Compare interior passenger and cargo space and you’ll find some big differences between these two models. The 2016 Honda Civic offers a healthy 15.1 cubic feet of cargo space in the trunk and a total of 97.8 cubic feet of cabin space for passengers. Meanwhile, the 2016 Subaru Impreza only provides 12.0 cubic feet of space in the trunk and just 96.9 cubic feet of passenger volume.

It’s clear that the Civic offers both more passenger space and more cargo space than the Impreza.

Visit Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake Today

Find the latest Honda Civic right now here at Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake, the leading local Elgin and Crystal Lake area Honda dealership. Our showroom is located at 680 W. Terra Cotta Ave. in Crystal Lake, IL, and we want to show you why the Civic is clearly the better choice in this comparison, so come visit us today!

*Based on 2016 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.