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2018 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Hatchback AWD
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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Subaru Impreza
2.0i Hatchback AWD
MSRP
$18,995
Invoice
$18,123
Average Price Paid
$17,583
2,965 listings nationwide

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2018 Subaru Legacy
2.5i
MSRP
$22,195
Invoice
$20,979
Average Price Paid
$20,397
874 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2018 Subaru Impreza
2.0i Hatchback AWD
Fair Price
$18,071
Good Price
$17,074
Great Price
$16,504
2018 Subaru Legacy
2.5i
Fair Price
$20,833
Good Price
$19,864
Great Price
$19,309

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Subaru Impreza
2.0i Hatchback AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$20,617
30 listings nationwide

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2018 Subaru Legacy
2.5i
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,031
30 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Subaru Impreza
2.0i Hatchback AWD
No Expert Reviews
2018 Subaru Legacy
2.5i
William Maley Preview:

In the crowded midsize class, it’s clear that you need some accomplishments in order to stand out. Luckily for the Subaru Legacy, it has two aces up its sleeve. First of all, it’s the ...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2018 Subaru Impreza
2.0i Hatchback AWD
writes:
Great car, same as the premium just less options.
Front Seats Ranked 2018 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Premium Sedan AWD better.
"The front seats are cloth, but are also heated. They are manually adjustable but you can adjust the hieght of the drivers seat which is nice. The head rest is adjustably and is perfectly placed, so your head isnt too far forward or backwards. "
Family Car Ranked 2018 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Premium Sedan AWD better.
"Its really the same as the basic impreza just with more options, including the eyesight system which adds more safety."
writes:
Just bought one and I love it.
Front Seats Ranked 2018 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Premium Sedan AWD better.
"The front seats are cloth, but are also heated. They are manually adjustable but you can adjust the hieght of the drivers seat which is nice. The head rest is adjustably and is perfectly placed, so your head isnt too far forward or backwards. "
Family Car Ranked 2018 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Premium Sedan AWD better.
"Its really the same as the basic impreza just with more options, including the eyesight system which adds more safety."
2018 Subaru Legacy
2.5i
35
writes:
Overall, I love my 2018 Legacy Sport. I think its stylish, handles great, gets great gas mileage, but with tha...
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 Ford Fusion Sport AWD better.
"Its a close call in my opinion, but Im giving it to the ford for the aggressive front end and quad exhaust tips."
Back Seats Ranked 2018 Ford Fusion Sport AWD worse.
"More interior room and very comfortable seating position."

Specs

2018 Subaru Impreza
2.0i Hatchback AWD
2018 Subaru Legacy
2.5i
Powertrain 6-Speed CVT
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
24 MPG
28 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
37 MPG
34 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
152 hp @ 6,000 RPM
152 hp @ 6,000 RPM
175 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque
145 lb-ft @ 4,200 RPM
145 lb-ft @ 4,200 RPM
174 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12.5:1
12.5:1
10.3:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.54 in
3.31 in x 3.54 in
3.7 in x 3.54 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.1 in 42.9 in
Back Legroom 36.5 in 38.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 20.8 cu ft 15 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,314 lbs 1,005 lbs
Exterior
Length 175.6 in 189.1 in
Width 79.4 in 81.3 in
Height 57.3 in 59 in
Wheelbase 105.1 in 108.3 in

Available Options

2018 Subaru Impreza
2.0i Hatchback AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Crimson Red Pearl
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Island Blue Pearl
  • Lapis Blue Pearl
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic

Option Packages

  • Thule Extended Cargo Carrier
  • Exterior and Interior Auto-Dimming HomeLink Mirrors
  • Popular Package #2
2018 Subaru Legacy
2.5i

Exterior Colors

  • Crimson Red Pearl
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Dark Blue Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic
  • Tungsten Metallic
  • Twilight Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Exterior and Interior Auto-Dimming HomeLink Mirrors
  • Popular Package #1
  • Wheels: 17" Aluminum Alloy

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