Compare 2008 Honda Clarity vs 2008 Subaru Impreza

2008 Honda Clarity
2008 Subaru Impreza
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4-Door Manual i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual i 20 27 $16,246 $16,995
5-Door Manual i 20 27 $16,711 $17,495
4-Door Automatic i 20 27 $17,163 $17,995
4-Door Manual i w/Premium Pkg 20 27 $17,634 $18,495
5-Door Automatic i 20 27 $17,628 $18,495
5-Door Manual i w/Premium Pkg 20 27 $18,098 $18,995
4-Door Automatic i w/Premium Pkg 20 27 $18,551 $19,495
5-Door Automatic i w/Premium Pkg 20 27 $19,015 $19,995
5-Door Manual Outback Sport 20 27 $19,003 $19,995
4-Door Manual i w/Sat/Nav 20 27 $19,482 $20,495
5-Door Automatic Outback Sport 20 27 $19,920 $20,995
5-Door Manual i w/Sat/Nav 20 27 $19,949 $20,995
4-Door Automatic i w/Sat/Nav 20 27 $20,399 $21,495
5-Door Automatic i w/Sat/Nav 20 27 $20,866 $21,995
4-Door Manual WRX 19 24 $22,997 $24,350
5-Door Manual WRX 19 24 $23,461 $24,850
4-Door Manual WRX w/Premium Pkg 19 24 $24,935 $26,450
5-Door Manual WRX w/Premium Pkg 19 24 $25,400 $26,950
4-Door Automatic WRX w/Premium Pkg 20 25 $25,852 $27,450
5-Door Automatic WRX w/Premium Pkg 20 25 $26,317 $27,950
4-Door Manual WRX w/Sat/Nav 19 24 $26,781 $28,450
5-Door Manual WRX w/Sat/Nav 19 24 $27,245 $28,950
5-Door Manual STI 17 23 $33,010 $34,995
5-Door Manual STI w/Gold Wheels 17 23 $34,867 $36,995
5-Door Manual STI w/Silver Wheels 17 23 $34,867 $36,995
5-Door Manual STI w/Gold Wheels/Nav 17 23 $36,537 $38,795
5-Door Manual STI w/Slvr Wheels/Nav 17 23 $36,537 $38,795
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$16,246
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$16,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$283 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The comfortable 2008 Subaru Impreza has broader appeal than the former model, without losing its personality—and it’s the only small sedan model in its price range with standard all-wheel drive.
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Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 20 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
- 33.0
Front Head Room (in)
- 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 87.6
Second Hip Room (in)
- 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 52.7
Second Head Room (in)
- 36.7
Passenger Capacity
- 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 52.9
Front Leg Room (in)
- 42.9
Front Hip Room (in)
- 53.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
- 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 6.3
Length, Overall (in)
- 180.3
Height, Overall (in)
- 58.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 58.1
Wheelbase (in)
- 103.1
Liftover Height (in)
- 27.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 68.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 11.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 10.8 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Brake ABS System
- 4-Channel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 10.3 x 0.39
Brake Type
- Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
- Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 16.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 16.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 35.4
Steering Type
- Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
- NA
Front Tire Size
- P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
- T125/70D17
Front Tire Order Code
- NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- NA
Rear Tire Size
- P205/55R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3053
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
- 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
- Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
- 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
- Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 356
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 90
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 170 @ 6000
Engine Type
- Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Fuel System
- MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 170 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
- NA
Displacement
- 2.5L/150
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 27
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.78
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
- NA
Drivetrain
- All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.06
Trans Order Code
- NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.90
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.09
Trans Description Cont.
- Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.45
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.45
Trans Type
- 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
- Subaru Impreza Sedan (Natl)
Body Style
- 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- w/Lower L-Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- NA
Suspension Type - Rear
- Double wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- w/Upper A-Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- NA
Suspension Type - Front
- Independent Strut

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