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2014 Subaru Impreza

2014 Volkswagen Golf

  2014 Subaru Impreza 5dr Auto 2.0i Angular Front Exterior View 2014 Volkswagen Golf TDI
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Invoice $17,104 $19,195
25/36 23/42
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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. Read Full Review The 2014 Volkswagen Golf hatchback offers excellent handling and a good ride, premium interior design and materials, and a range of engines--including the efficient TDI diesel--but at a premium price. Read Full Review
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  • Attractive styling
  • Responsive, drama-free handling
  • Standard AWD
  • Easy loading, flat cargo floor
  • 36 mpg, in an all-wheel-drive car


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


  • Good ride, super handling
  • High-quality interior
  • Sturdy, fuel-efficient TDI diesel
  • Good gas mileage from GTI hot hatch
  • Responsive electric power steering


  • Styling hardly changes
  • Slow, thirsty base engine
  • Minimal back-seat space
  • High price for the segment
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