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Subaru Impreza WRX Sedan
2014 Subaru Impreza WRX Sedan
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$25,995
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Subaru WRX STI
2021 Subaru WRX STI
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$37,245
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Volkswagen GLI
2012 Volkswagen GLI
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Overview

Engine
2.5L Turbo Flat 4 Gas
Engine
2.5L Turbo Flat 4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 22 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
11.3 ft³
Trunk Volume
12 ft³
Trunk Volume
15.5 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5L Turbo Flat 4 Gas
2.5L Turbo Flat 4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
265 hp @ 6000 rpm
310 hp @ 6000 rpm
200 hp @ 5100-6000 rpm
Torque
244 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
290 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
207 lb-ft @ 1700-5000 rpm
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
6-Speed Manual
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,208 lbs
3,450 lbs
3,124 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
21 MPG
19 MPG
26 MPG
City
19 MPG
16 MPG
22 MPG
Highway
25 MPG
22 MPG
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.6 (Est) Tons/yr
9.3 (2020) Tons/yr
7.2 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
N/A
6

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
16.9 gallons
15.9 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
321.1 miles
254.4 miles
319 miles
Cruising Range Highway
422.5 miles
349.8 miles
478.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
180.3 in
180.9 in
182.2 in
Height
58.1 in
58.1 in
57.2 in
Max Width
70.7 in
70.7 in
70 in
Front Width
60.2 in
60.2 in
60.1 in
Rear Width
60.6 in
60.6 in
60.4 in
Wheelbase
103.3 in
104.3 in
104.4 in
Ground Clearance
6.1 in
4.9 in
4.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
43.5 in
43.3 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.3 in
39.8 in
38.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.8 in
55.6 in
55.2 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.4 in
52.1 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
33.5 in
35.4 in
38.1 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.6 in
37.1 in
37.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.2 in
54.2 in
53.6 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.3 in
53.1 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
11.3 ft³
12 ft³
15.5 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
34.8 ft
36 ft
38.1 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
17" x 8"
19" x 8.5"
17" x 7.0"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 8"
19" x 8.5"
17" x 7.0"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Double Wishbone
Double Wishbone
Multi-link

Tires

Front Tire
P235/45WR17
P245/35WR19
225/45R17H
Rear Tire
P235/45WR17
P245/35WR19
225/45R17H
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Dark Gray Metallic
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Plasma Blue Silica
  • Satin White Pearl
  • WR Blue Pearl
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Lapis Blue Pearl
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic
  • Pure Red
  • WR Blue Pearl
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Carbon Black, Checkered Cloth Upholstery w/Red Stitching
  • Black, Ultrasuede Upholstery w/Leather Bolsters
  • Titan Black, Cloth seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Standard
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance Note
N/A
N/A
Carefree Maintenance Program
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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