Subaru Crosstrek vs. Subaru Impreza

Subaru Impreza vs. Subaru Crosstrek: Which Vehicle Is Better for Boston Drivers?

Subarus are some of the safest and most reliable vehicles on the road today. Most of them have standard symmetrical all-wheel drive for sure-footed handling on wet or icy streets in Boston. If you've been wondering which Subaru car or SUV is right for you, Subaru of Wakefield is happy to help. The new Subaru Impreza and new Subaru Crosstrek are two of our more popular models. The following comparison of both vehicles is designed to aid Belmont, MA drivers with their choice.

Subaru Crosstrek

 

Exterior

The biggest difference between the Subaru Impreza and the Subaru Crosstrek is that the Crosstrek is a small SUV, while the Impreza is a sedan or hatchback car. This can make a difference when you need to park in tight Danvers parking spaces. The Subaru Impreza hatchback is longer than the Crosstrek (15.2 feet long vs. 14.7 feet long).  Most Crosstrek models come with roof rails, which are optional on the Impreza.

Interior

If you drive to work every day in North Reading, MA, you want a vehicle that has plenty of room to stretch out and get comfortable. The Subaru Crosstrek has 100.7 cubic feet of passenger volume.

Cargo space is also very similar between the two vehicles. Boston drivers who bring a lot of suitcases with them on trips will appreciate that the Subaru Crosstrek has 55.3 cubic feet of cargo space when its back seats are folded down. 

Safety

Subaru is renowned for building safe vehicles, so it's no surprise that both the Impreza and the Crosstrek earned five-out-of-five stars for overall safety in ratings by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Both vehicles also received the highest rating of Good in all six crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Trim Levels

Subaru Crosstrek

  • Crosstrek Base: Standard features include a 6.5-inch touch screen infotainment system, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, automatic climate control, lane departure warning, lane keep assist, and adaptive cruise control.
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  • Crosstrek Premium: Adds heated front seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, satellite radio, and a Wi-Fi hot spot.
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  • Crosstrek Sport: Gains StarTex water-repellant cloth upholstery, proximity keyless entry, automatic high-beam headlights, blind spot monitoring, and rear cross traffic alert.
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  • Crosstrek Limited: The top-of-the-line Limited trim comes with an 8-inch touch screen, leather-trimmed upholstery, adaptive headlights, blind spot monitoring, and rear cross traffic alert.

Subaru of Wakefield has both the new Subaru Impreza and the new Subaru Crosstrek for sale near Danvers. Come see us and test drive the model of your choice today.

Subaru Impreza

 

Exterior

The biggest difference between the Subaru Impreza and the Subaru Crosstrek is that the Crosstrek is a small SUV, while the Impreza is a sedan or hatchback car. This can make a difference when you need to park in tight Danvers parking spaces. The Subaru Impreza hatchback is longer than the Crosstrek (15.2 feet long vs. 14.7 feet long). However, the Subaru Impreza sedan is slightly shorter than the Crosstrek (14.6 feet long vs. 14.7 feet long).

Interior

If you drive to work every day in North Reading, MA, you want a vehicle that has plenty of room to stretch out and get comfortable. The Subaru Impreza sedan has 99.8 cubic feet of passenger volume, while the hatchback has 100.9 cubic feet.

Cargo space is also very similar between the two vehicles. The Subaru Impreza sedan only has a 12.3-cubic-foot trunk, but the Impreza hatchback has up to 55.3 cubic feet of total cargo space.

Safety

Subaru is renowned for building safe vehicles, so it's no surprise that both the Impreza and the Crosstrek earned five-out-of-five stars for overall safety in ratings by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Both vehicles also received the highest rating of Good in all six crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. However, people in Belmont may prefer the Impreza for night driving. It earned a Good rating for how well its headlights illuminate the road ahead.

Trim Levels

Subaru Impreza

  • Impreza Standard: Comes with a 6.5-inch touch screen infotainment system, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, and lane departure warning.
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  • Impreza Premium: Gains alloy wheels, heated front seats, satellite radio, HD Radio, and automatic climate control.
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  • Impreza Sport: Adds a sport-tuned suspension, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, an 8-inch touch screen, and voice recognition.
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  • Impreza Limited: The range-topping Limited trim comes with leather upholstery, a six-way power-adjustable driver's seat, blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alert, and adaptive LED headlights.

See the Subaru Crosstrek and Subaru Impreza in Person

Sometimes, seeing is believing. To see for yourself how the Subaru Crosstrek compares to the Impreza, be sure to head over to Subaru of Wakefield, your local Subaru dealership in the Boston area. 

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    618 North Ave
    Wakefield, MA 01880

    • Sales: (781) 246-3331
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