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2018 Subaru Impreza
2.0i
MSRP
$18,495
Invoice
$17,659
Average Price Paid
$17,218
1,288 listings nationwide

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2018 Subaru Legacy
2.5i
MSRP
$22,195
Invoice
$20,979
Average Price Paid
$20,377
1,377 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
Fair Price
$17,540
Good Price
$16,793
Great Price
$16,367
2018 Subaru Legacy
2.5i
Fair Price
$20,859
Good Price
$19,894
Great Price
$19,343

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

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

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Specs

2018 Subaru Impreza
2.0i
2018 Subaru Legacy
2.5i
Powertrain 6-Speed CVT
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
28 MPG
24 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
38 MPG
32 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
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 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 12.3 cu ft 15 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,265 lbs 1,005 lbs
Exterior
Length 182.1 in 188.8 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

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 #1
2018 Subaru Legacy
2.5i

Exterior Colors

  • Crimson Red
  • 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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