Compare 2013 Subaru Impreza vs 2013 Hyundai Elantra

2013 Subaru Impreza
2013 Hyundai Elantra
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4-Door Manual 2.0i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 2.0i 25 34 $17,104 $17,895
5-Door Manual 2.0i 25 33 $17,569 $18,395
4-Door Automatic 2.0i 27 36 $18,021 $18,895
5-Door Automatic 2.0i 27 36 $18,486 $19,395
4-Door Manual 2.0i Premium 25 34 $18,815 $19,795
4-Door Automatic 2.0i Premium 27 36 $19,315 $20,295
5-Door Manual 2.0i Premium 25 33 $19,280 $20,295
5-Door Automatic 2.0i Premium 27 36 $19,780 $20,795
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
4-Door Automatic 2.0i Limited 27 36 $20,888 $21,995
5-Door Automatic 2.0i Limited 27 36 $21,352 $22,495
5-Door Automatic 2.0i Sport Limited 27 36 $21,792 $22,995
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4-Door Sedan Manual GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 28 38 $16,465 $16,965
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS PZEV 28 38 $17,105 $17,695
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 28 38 $17,360 $17,965
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
$17,104
$16,208
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,895
$16,695
Monthly Payment Estimate
$298 / month
$278 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.4
TCC’s 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. 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
City
25 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Midsize cars
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 37.100
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.2 54.800
Front Leg Room (in)
43.5 43.600
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
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 5.500
Length, Overall (in)
180.3 178.300
Height, Overall (in)
57.7 56.500
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.6 61.500
Wheelbase (in)
104.1 106.300
Liftover Height (in)
27.0 NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.5 69.900
Track Width, Front (in)
59.4 61.000
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.0 14.800
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x - TBD - 10.300 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 x - TBD - 11.000 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 12.800
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.0 14.200
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 34.780
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 2.900
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A NA
Tires
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
T135/80D16 NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2911 2661
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 2.200
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 90
Engine
Displacement
2.0L/122 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
148 @ 6200 148 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas Flat 4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
145 @ 4200 131 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
NA NA
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
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.296 1.257
Trans Type
5 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.738 0.778
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.333 3.583
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.888 1.962
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.111 4.333
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.972 0.976
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.633
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.454 3.308
Summary
Vehicle Name
Subaru Impreza Sedan Hyundai Elantra
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.866
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Torsion Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - - TBD -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 5.7
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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