Which Compact Sedan or Hatchback is Perfect for Pittsburgh Drivers? The Subaru Impreza

If you're looking for something rugged and versatile, the new Subaru Impreza offers tons of different functional applications. The Impreza comes as a four-door sedan model as well as a five-door hatchback to provide you with even more versatility where you need and want it most. If you enjoy rugged adventures and are looking for a vehicle that can handle it, the Impreza can offer you a fun and exciting driving experience as well as ample fuel economy to save you money at the pump.

The best way to experience everything the new Subaru Impreza has to offer is to come test drive one here at Bowser Subaru in Pleasant Hills, PA. And, if you want to see what makes the Impreza popular among car shoppers around West Mifflin, you'll find more info below! .

What Makes the New Subaru Impreza Better Than Sedan Offers from Toyota, Honda, and Mazda?

Here at Bowser Subaru, we strive to help our customers in the greater Pittsburgh, and Elizabeth, PA area, find the vehicle that is truly right for them. This process not only involves providing them with the most information possible about our new Subaru models but also involves providing information about comparable models from the competition. This allows you to see the features and capabilities that you won't find anywhere else but in a Subaru model.

If you're looking for a highly versatile compact sedan that you can trust in any condition or terrain, look no further than the Subaru Impreza. To provide you with a little perspective surrounding the value that the new Impreza has to offer to drivers here in the greater Pittsburgh area, we're going to compare it to the Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla, and Mazda3, so you can decide for yourself whether the new Impreza is right for you!

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The 2019 Subaru Impreza compares favorably to the Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla and Mazda 3. While all offer benefits, the Impreza offers the total package of safety, style, and affordability. You can be sure to find several things you love in the new Impreza that you won't find in the other sedan offers! The Impreza is built to last with 96% of models still on the road today. The Impreza also comes equipped with a unique Subaru Boxer Engine. This allows for a smoother and more efficient drive. This is due to a horizontal layout, giving more ample balance while not sacrificing maximum transfer of power. This feature comes standard on all models. Clairton drivers want a car that is going to be reliable, and the Impreza will be just this. Coming standard in all 2019 Imprezas is Starlink Multimedia with Apple Carplay, Android Auto, and Pandora. This also includes wireless pairing and hands-free smartphone operation to allow for easy and safe connections to your favorite apps.

Impreza Overview

Subaru Impreza Overview

Every Impreza is equipped with standard symmetrical all-wheel drive with superior driving performance in all conditions and terrains. All-wheel drive supplies all four tires with power simultaneously, allowing them to grip the road and provide you with optimal handling, traction, and control in all weather and climates. And, with the standard Subaru Boxer engine that provides you with a lower center of gravity than traditional v-stroke engines, you’ll enjoy that stability and control through every twist and turn.

The interior offers roomy seating for five with 100.9 cubic feet of passenger volume. In the four-door sedan model, you’ll enjoy 20.8 cubic feet of cargo area for all of your storage needs, while the 5-door hatchback offers even more versatility. And when you fold down the rear seat in the five-door model, you’ll gain access to 55.3 cubic feet of interior volume for all of your versatile hauling needs.

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Impreza vs. Mazda 3

Subaru Impreza vs. Mazda 3

  • In comparison to the Impreza the Mazda 3 has a smaller turning radius. The Impreza can handle tricky maneuvering in and out of tight spots with ease.
  • If you are big on adventures and you need gear for those adventures, then the Impreza is for you as it has more cargo space than the Mazda 3.
  • Every Impreza model comes with standard symmetrical all-wheel drive, designed to provide you with superior handling and control for all weather conditions and terrains, making it a great choice for driving in unpredictable weather we encounter every day around Bethel Park. The Mazda3, however, does not offer all-wheel drive standard, and it will cost you extra to have it equipped.

Impreza vs. Honda Civic

Subaru Impreza vs. Honda Civic

  • The Honda Civic does not come standard with all-wheel drive nor does it offer it, while, as mentioned above, every Impreza. Whether you’re looking for a vehicle to provide you with the confidence you need to combat any weather condition or one to provide you with a fun and exciting driving experience no matter where you go, the standard symmetrical all-wheel drive in the new Impreza allows you to enjoy every time you get behind the wheel.
  • The Impreza is available in a four-door sedan model as well as a five-door hatchback model, giving you versatile space options for your needs and busy lifestyle. The Honda Civic only comes as a sedan.
  • The Impreza offers more space than the Civic as it has more front headroom, leg room and all-around passenger volume than a Civic, which is a guarantee of comfort.

Impreza vs. Toyota Corolla

Subaru Impreza vs. Toyota Corolla

  • While the Corolla can generate more power, it won’t handle harsher weather as well due to its front-wheel-drive system while the Impreza is equipped with all-wheel drive standard on all models.
  • The Impreza received five stars for overall safety, frontal crash rating, and side crashing rating from the NHTSA. The Corolla has some impressive ratings too, but it falls short of the Impreza in frontal crash rating.
  • For those who like to show their personality, the Impreza offers seven colors while the Corolla only offers four, and only the Impreza offers a hatchback style great for those that need a more functional layout.

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