2020 Honda Civic vs. 2020 Subaru Impreza

2020 Honda Civic vs 2020 Subaru Impreza

2020 Civic Sedan LX

2020 Impreza Sedan
2.0L 4-cylinder engine


2.0L 4-cylinder engine
158 horsepower


152 horsepower
30 mpg city/38 mpg highway*

Fuel Economy

28 mpg city/36 mpg highway


5-speed manual
15.1 cubic feet

Cargo Volume

12.3 cubic feet

If you’re shopping for your next new sedan purchase around Redmond, you may have narrowed your options down to contenders like the 2020 Honda Civic or Subaru Impreza. While there may be some similarities on the surface that make either seem like a sure bet, but only one manages to provide a better overall performance, more cargo space, and a stronger host of safety features for your commute. Discover which is right for you with the 2020 Honda Civic vs. Subaru Impreza, then shop our wide inventory of new sedans at %%di_name%. 

2020 Subaru Impreza vs. Honda Civic: Performance 

One of first things Woodinville customers need in their sedan is a dependable performance. While you may be impressed by the fact that you’ll have similar standard engine configuration in the Honda Civic or Subaru Impreza, you’ll quickly notice the Civic delivers a stronger performance and fuel economy rating over the Impreza, so you can make the most out of every tank of gas during your commute. See how the base performance specs for both models compare below:

2020 Honda Civic Sedan LX

  • 2.0L 4-cylinder engine
  • CVT transmission
  • 158 horsepower
  • 30 mpg city/38 mpg highway*

2020 Subaru Impreza Sedan

  • 2.0L 4-cylinder engine
  • 5-speed manual transmission
  • 152 horsepower
  • 28 mpg city/36 mpg highway

Cargo Space

Just because you’re shopping for a more compact vehicle doesn’t mean you have to settle for little storage space. When you look at the Honda Civic or Subaru Impreza in terms of cargo space, you’ll have more room in the Civic to ensure you can bring everything you need in one trip as it measures 15.1 cubic feet, so you can safely secure your belongings. If you opt for the Subaru Impreza, you may have to consider making several trips as it only comes with 12.3 cubic feet of cargo space, making the Civic the better option no matter if you’re running normal errands, or hitting the open road for a weekend away. 

2020 Honda Civic Sedan rear seats

Safety Features 

Aside from reliable performance and ample cargo space, you want to ensure that your next sedan comes equipped with advanced safety features that can keep you better protected with improved control and visibility behind the wheel. While you may see some overlapping features in both sedans, the Civic features Honda Sensing® driver-assist technologies to upgrade your vehicle’s overall safety capabilities. Take a look at how much more standard safety features you’ll have in each below:

2020 Honda Civic Sedan LX

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System
  • Road Departure Mitigation System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Low Speed Follow
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Honda LaneWatch™
  • Auto High-Beam Headlights
  • Vehicle Stability Assist™ 
  • Anti-Lock Braking System
  • Electronic Brake Distribution 
  • Brake Assist
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System 
  • LED Daytime Running Lights

2020 Subaru Impreza Sedan

  • Vehicle Dynamics Control
  • 4-wheel Anti-lock Braking system
  • Brake Assist
  • Brake Override System
  • Traction Control System
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Rear-Vision Camera

Bring Home a New Civic From Honda of Kirkland

Any way you want to compare the 2020 Subaru Impreza vs. Honda Civic, you’re sure to find that the Civic sedan checks all the boxes for your next Seattle ride. Are you ready to bring home one of your own? Take a look at our new inventory of Honda Civic models for sale to see what suits you best and fits your budget. Check out more helpful Honda comparisons and speak with a member of our finance team who can answer your questions and break down your leasing options. Contact us today for more information and to schedule an appointment at our dealership near Lynnwood!

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