2018 Subaru Impreza vs. 2018 Honda Civic near Chicago, IL

2018 subaru impreza vs honda civic

Your daily commute requires a fuel-efficient vehicle that's going to stay out of the service center. The 2018 Subaru Impreza and 2018 Honda Civic provide advanced efficiency and built-in reliability, but there are important differences in design, technology, and performance to consider. Learn more about the key differences and unique features for each compact sedan below. If you have questions or want to schedule a test drive, get in touch with a product specialist at Grand Subaru by calling (888) 840-3934 to get behind the wheel with us, or check out the lease offers for the new Subaru Impreza!

For the purpose of this comparison, we'll take a look at the 2018 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Premium and the 2018 Honda Civic LX.

2018 Subaru Impreza vs. 2018 Honda Civic: Design Features

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If you're looking for a contemporary design profile and a modern interior, both the 2018 Subaru Impreza and 2018 Honda Civic deliver. However, there are a few unique features available with the new Impreza that the new Civic lacks, including:

  • Alloy wheels are standard with the Impreza, but only steel wheels with wheel covers are available for the Civic
  • A windshield wiper de-icer and heated exterior mirrors are standard on the Impreza, but unavailable on the Civic LX
  • The Impreza has heated front seats as a standard feature, but they're only available on higher trim levels for the Civic
  • The Impreza was awarded as one of Ward's 10 Best Interiors with the largest interior volume in its class

2018 Subaru Impreza vs. 2018 Honda Civic: Safety & Technology

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How safe and connected do you want to be on your daily drive? The new Subaru Impreza puts adaptive driver aids and connected technology at your convenience, while the new Honda Civic lacks several key features. Major differences in technology and safety that you'll want to see during a test drive include:

  • Blind Spot Detection and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert are standard with the Impreza 2.0i Premium, but aren't available with the Civic LX
  • Brake Assist and the Brake Override System are included with the Subaru Impreza, but aren't available on comparably priced versions of the Honda Civic
  • The SUBARU STARLINKā„¢ multimedia system is only available with the new Impreza and provides media streaming, hands-free calling, and in-console app functionality

2018 Subaru Impreza vs. 2018 Honda Civic: Performance & Efficiency

While both the new Subaru Impreza and new Honda Civic come with a 2.0L four-cylinder engine, there are differences in performance and efficiency. Engine specs and details for the Impreza 2.0i Premium and Civic LX include:

2018 Subaru Impreza

Compact Sedan

2018 Honda Civic

2.0L H4


2.0L I-4

145 lb.-ft.


138 lb.-ft.

28 MPG city
38 MPG highway

Fuel Efficiency

31 MPG city

40 MPG highway

502 miles

Fuel Range

496 miles

In addition to the differences in the engines, these compact sedans come with different drivetrains as well. The 2018 Subaru Impreza comes standard with Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive for greater traction and control, while the 2018 Honda Civic is only available with front-wheel drive.

Test Drive a new compact sedan near Chicago today!

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When you add it all up, the 2018 Subaru Impreza is the preferred choice for commuters in the Chicago area. Discover your new Impreza in the inventory at Grand Subaru, and then get in the driver's seat with a test drive appointment. You can book a time and date to visit our Subaru dealership by calling (888) 840-3934 or through our test drive form. The capability and efficiency that your daily drive demands is waiting for you at Grand!

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