2019 Subaru Impreza vs 2019 Subaru WRX: Compare AWD Sedans in Columbus, Ohio

2019 Subaru Impreza vs 2019 Subaru WRX Comparison Information in Columbus, OH

They may look similar, and they may both be AWD sedans, but the 2019 Subaru Impreza and the 2019 Subaru WRX are very different cars. Sure, they share the same quality for which Subaru is known, and they're both highly rated for longevity, value retention, and safety. However, the Subaru Impreza is an economical and capable sedan that's designed to get you where you need to go, while the Subaru WRX is a sports car designed for performance (while also being a great daily driver for getting around town). Read more to find out how these two vehicles differ, and be sure to head to Byers Airport Subaru for a test drive so you can experience them for yourself.

2019 Subaru Impreza vs 2019 Subaru WRX Exterior

2019 Subaru Impreza vs 2019 Subaru WRX: Performance

These cars both have SUBARU BOXER® engines and Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive . . . and when it comes to performance, that's about where the similarities stop.

The 2019 Subaru Impreza has a BOXER® engine that generates a respectable 152 horsepower and 145 pound-feet of torque. Its four-wheel independent suspension is built to deliver smooth, enjoyable driving on city streets and highways, with a bit of added ruggedness for rougher roads.

The 2019 Subaru WRX, on the other hand, is powered by a turbocharged BOXER® engine that puts out 268 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque! Its high-performance track-tuned suspension delivers sporty handling for exceptional performance on the track or on back roads.

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2019 Subaru Impreza vs 2019 Subaru WRX Interior Design

2019 Subaru Impreza vs 2019 Subaru WRX: Design

While these two cars may look similar at first glance, a closer look shows that the Subaru WRX has extra exterior design features that emphasize its rally heritage--not least of which is the hood scoop! Front and rear underspoilers, a rear bumper with integrated diffuser, and low profile trunk spoiler are also standard on the Subaru WRX, as is an exhaust system with quad stainless-steel outlets.

On the inside, the Subaru Impreza has comfortable seats with available leather-trimmed upholstery. The Subaru WRX has performance-design front seats (including available Recaro® front seats), emphasizing its sporty nature.

2019 Subaru Impreza vs 2019 Subaru WRX: Safety

Both of these cars come with Subaru EyeSight®, a driver assist technology system that has been found to reduce rear-end crashes with injuries by up to 85%. EyeSight® is available on every new 2019 Subaru Impreza; however, it's not available on the entry-level Subaru WRX trim.

2019 Subaru Impreza vs 2019 Subaru WRX Features

2019 Subaru Impreza vs 2019 Subaru WRX: Value

The starting MSRP of the 2019 Subaru WRX is more than $8,500 more than that of the Subaru Impreza. If you're looking for an affordable car that can serve as a daily driver while still giving you the capability to head out for weekend trips, the Subaru Impreza is the perfect match. However, if you're more interested in a car with powerful, sporty performance, the Subaru WRX is an excellent choice. It may be more expensive than the Subaru Impreza, but it's priced incredibly well when compared to other sports cars.

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The 2019 Subaru Lineup Has Arrived in our Inventory at Byers Airport Subaru in Columbus

Since 1897, the Byers family has been serving the transportation needs of the people of Columbus - even before the age of the automobile. In 1957, we began selling Subaru. The brand grew to dominate the all-wheel drive market since then, and today we're proud to represent the most capable, durable and reliable line of vehicles in the nation. In fact, 97% of Subaru vehicles sold in the past 10 years are still on the road! That's how you know a Subaru is built to last. Find yours for less at Byers Airport Subaru. We look forward to showing you a better dealership experience at 401 North Hamilton Road, Columbus, OH 43213.

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