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2013 Subaru Impreza

2013 Hyundai Elantra

  2013 Subaru Impreza 2013 Hyundai Elantra 4-door Sedan Auto GLS (Alabama Plant) Angular Front Exterior View
Invoice $17,104 $16,208
25/36 28/38
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Bottom Line The 2013 Impreza retains the Subaru hallmarks of standard all-wheel drive, practicality, and durability, while packing in more features for the money—and it looks good doing it. Read Full Review Civic who? Corolla what? The Hyundai Elantra's one of the new standard bearers in the compact class, with 38-mpg fuel economy, better safety, and class-leading standard features. Read Full Review
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  • 36 mpg, in an all-wheel-drive car
  • Standard AWD
  • Responsive, drama-free handling
  • Easy loading, flat cargo floor
  • Attractive styling


  • Road noise
  • Interior trim still feels cheap
  • Lack of advanced infotainment options
  • Mandatory AWD


  • Emphatic design statement
  • Gas mileage is very good
  • Comes in sedan, coupe, and hatch
  • Smooth ride
  • Plenty of standard features


  • Sluggish throttle response
  • Rear headroom is tight
  • Steering's better, not best
  • Gas mileage has been restated
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