Subaru Impreza vs. Honda Civic

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Key Specs

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.43 / 5
21 Reviews
4.57 / 5
47 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
152 hp
158 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L DOHC DAVCS VVT
2.0L I

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
43.1 in.
42.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.8 in.
39.3 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.5 in.
37.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.2 in.
37.1 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
12.3 cu. ft.
15.1 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

AUX Input

AUX Input

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P205/55VR16
P215/50HR17 - P215/55HR16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
105.1 in.
106.3 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
35.4 ft.
35.4 ft.

Length

Length
182.1 in.
182.7 in.

Width

Width
70 in.
70.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3034 lbs.
2762 - 2771 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
152 hp
158 hp

Torque

Torque
145 ft. lbs.
138 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
13.2 gal.
12.4 gal.

Combined

Combined
33 mpg
31 - 34 mpg

City

City
28 mpg
25 - 30 mpg

Highway

Highway
38 mpg
36 - 38 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Subaru Impreza
Honda Civic Sedan

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Compact Cars
Mid-Size Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
99.8 ft³.
97.8 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3034 lbs.
2762 - 2771 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
32 mpg.
29 - 33 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
28 mpg.
25 - 30 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
38 mpg.
36 - 38 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded H-4
Regular Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
2.0 L/122
2.0 L/122

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Sequential MPI

Trans Type

Trans Type
7
1 - 6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD
CVT w/OD - Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.44 - 0.64
2.53 - 0.41 - 3.64

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.52
2.71 - 3.67

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.70
3.24 - 3.94

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.5
5.3 - 6.1

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P205/55VR16
P215/50HR17 - P215/55HR16

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P205/55VR16
P215/50HR17 - P215/55HR16

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in.
16 X 7 - 17 X 7 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in.
16 X 7 - 17 X 7 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.4 ft.
35.4 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.9 in.
11.1 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.8 in.
10.2 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.2 gal.
12.4 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.8 in.
39.3 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
43.1 in.
42.3 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
56.7 in.
57 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
55.1 in.
53.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.2 in.
37.1 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
36.5 in.
37.4 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
55.6 in.
55 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
55.2 in.
47.3 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
105.1 in.
106.3 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
182.1 in.
182.7 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
70 in.
70.9 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
57.3 in.
55.7 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
60.6 in.
60.9 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
60.8 in.
61.5 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
12.3 ft³.
15.1 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Impreza
Civic

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact
Compact

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.0
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4