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2021 Hyundai Veloster vs. 2020 Subaru Impreza Review

New 2021 Hyundai Veloster

2021 Hyundai
Veloster

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New 2020 Subaru Impreza

2020 Subaru
Impreza

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MSRP*
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$18,900 to $28,450
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$19,195 to $26,295
Invoice* $18,271 to $27,070 $18,308 to $24,866
MPG - City 25 - 28 22 - 28
MPG - Hwy 33 - 34 30 - 36
Engine(s) Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity 4 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
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Subaru Impreza than the Hyundai Veloster, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Subaru Impreza will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Hyundai Veloster.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Hyundai Veloster 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 Veloster 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 Veloster will cost more in transportation costs than the Subaru Impreza.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Veloster is a little wider than the Subaru Impreza, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. If you go with the Hyundai Veloster, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Subaru Impreza.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Hyundai Veloster doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Subaru Impreza.

Handling
The Hyundai Veloster has about the same turning radius as the Subaru Impreza, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Hyundai Veloster has less horsepower than the Subaru Impreza, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
The Hyundai Veloster has less seating than the Subaru Impreza, making the Subaru Impreza the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Hyundai Veloster will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Subaru Impreza.

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