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2021 Hyundai Elantra vs. 2021 Subaru Impreza Review

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2021 Hyundai
Elantra

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2021 Subaru
Impreza

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MSRP*
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$19,650 to $25,450
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$18,795 to $25,895
Invoice* $19,075 to $24,446 $17,936 to $24,494
MPG - City 25 - 33 23 - 28
MPG - Hwy 34 - 43 31 - 36
Engine(s) Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested *****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Elantra than the Subaru Impreza. The Subaru Impreza will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Hyundai Elantra.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Hyundai Elantra as you will with the Subaru Impreza, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Hyundai Elantra is somewhat more expensive than the Subaru Impreza. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Hyundai Elantra will cost more in transportation costs than the Subaru Impreza.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Elantra is much wider than the Subaru Impreza, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Hyundai Elantra takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Subaru Impreza.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Hyundai Elantra does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Subaru Impreza.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Elantra is somewhat more powerful than the Subaru Impreza.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Hyundai Elantra and the Subaru Impreza. The Hyundai Elantra has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Subaru Impreza.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Elantra than that of the Subaru Impreza.