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Compare 2014 Subaru Impreza vs 2013 Hyundai Elantra

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Selected Style 4-Door Manual 2.0i
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 2.0i 25 34 $17,104 $17,895
4-Door Automatic 2.0i 27 36 $18,021 $18,895
4-Door Manual 2.0i Premium 25 34 $18,815 $19,795
4-Door Automatic 2.0i Premium 27 36 $19,315 $20,295
4-Door Automatic 2.0i Limited 27 36 $21,072 $22,195
5-Door Manual 2.0i 25 33 $17,569 $18,395
5-Door Automatic 2.0i 27 36 $18,486 $19,395
5-Door Automatic 2.0i Limited 27 36 $21,537 $22,695
5-Door Manual 2.0i Premium 25 33 $19,280 $20,295
5-Door Manual 2.0i Sport Premium 25 33 $19,768 $20,795
5-Door Automatic 2.0i Sport Premium 27 36 $20,685 $21,795
5-Door Automatic 2.0i Premium 27 36 $19,780 $20,795
5-Door Automatic 2.0i Sport Limited 27 36 $21,978 $23,195
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS (Alabama Plant) *Ltd Avail*
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 28 38 $16,465 $16,965
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 28 38 $17,360 $17,965
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS PZEV 28 38 $17,105 $17,695
4-Door Sedan Automatic Limited 28 38 $20,218 $21,115
4-Door Sedan Automatic Limited PZEV 28 38 $20,218 $21,115
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,208
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,695
Monthly Payment Estimate
$278 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Subaru Impreza remains the only option in its class to come equipped with standard all-wheel-drive, where many don't offer it all. It's tough, practical, and looks good, too. 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.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Cars Midsize cars
Number of Passenger Doors - 4
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 52.2 53.500
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4 33.100
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 40.000
Second Hip Room (in) 53.1 52.700
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.6 55.900
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.9 95.600
Second Head Room (in) 37.1 37.100
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.2 54.800
Front Leg Room (in) 43.5 43.600
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.6 61.500
Wheelbase (in) 104.1 106.300
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.5 69.900
Track Width, Front (in) 59.4 61.000
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.500
Length, Overall (in) 180.3 178.300
Height, Overall (in) 57.7 56.500
Liftover Height (in) - NA
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12 14.800
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 11.000 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 10.300 x - TBD -
Brake Type - Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 12.800
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 34.780
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 14.200
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 2.900
Tires
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2944 2661
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 X 6 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 X 6 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Regular Unleaded H-4 Gas I4
Fuel System Sequential MPI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 145 @ 4200 131 @ 4700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0 L/122 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 148 @ 6200 148 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 28 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 38
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11 4.333
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.89 1.962
Trans Order Code NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.976
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.583
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.308
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.257
Trans Type 5 6
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.778
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.633
Clutch Size (in) - - TBD -
Summary
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name Subaru Impreza Sedan Hyundai Elantra
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Torsion Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - 0.866
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.6 (Est) 5.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - 2.200
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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