Against the Toyota Competition Here in Denton, TX, A New Subaru Impreza Stands Out

For decades, Subaru has been committed to producing cars and SUVs that approach the cutting-edge of safety, performance, technological aptitude, and most of all, the human-centric driving experience. There is no better example of this dedication than the tested and time-honored Subaru Impreza. See for yourself just a few of the ways our new Subaru compact car excels against long-time contenders like a new Toyota Corolla right here in Denton.

Subaru Impreza 2.0i vs. Toyota Corolla L

New 2018 Subaru Impreza near DallasNew Toyota Corolla Near Denton, TX

Appearing in compact sedan and hatchback body styles, a new Subaru Impreza offers a greater range of build options, from economical to more spacious in the rear. A new Toyota Corolla, however, only appears in sedan form, and it's in subtle details like these that the prowess of our Subaru takes shape.

  • Thanks to a capable 2.0-liter, four-cylinder SUBARU BOXER engine, Subaru Impreza delivers a sprightlier 152 horsepower, propelled by a higher 145 pound-feet of torque for ample get-up-and-go. That's with a greater 1999 cc engine displacement, too, thanks to direct injection. Toyota Corolla offers but 132 horsepower, 128 pound-feet of torque, 1798 cc displacement, and a SEFI engine build. All in all, that means the new Impreza is a more spirited ride with higher-efficiency power delivery, excellent for Dallas-area jet-setting.
  • Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel drive comes standard in Subaru Impreza, making it a model of handling diverse terrain and tracking through weather woes around our Plano neighborhood and beyond. AWD is not offered in the new Corolla.
  • If you're looking for a testament to drive-time security, you'll find it in the IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating awarded to Impreza, which met all the authority's safety criteria. Toyota Corolla receives only a TOP SAFETY PICK, with no passenger-side rating for the model year and headlights and child seat anchors rated only acceptable. Plus, Impreza earned five stars in NHTSA rollover testing, whereas Corolla earned only four.
  • The new Subaru Impreza is roomier for the ride, too, offering more passenger volume than Toyota Corolla, up to 100.9 cubic feet to 97.5. This means a leg up where it matters -- improved front head, leg, and shoulder room and better rear head and shoulder room for the whole gang on that day trip to McKinney.
  • Likewise, you'll discover Impreza is more cost-effective than Corolla. A new Impreza will run you a modest MSRP of approximately $18,495, as opposed to Corolla at $18,550 or so. Comparably equipped, Impreza reaches about $19,355, still under Corolla at approximately $19,445.

That means a stellar showcase of features right from the Subaru Impreza base, from convenient keyless entry to a 6.5-inch SUBARU STARLINK Multimedia touchscreen infotainment system and everything in between, all with the agile ride and drive-time fun afforded by a four-wheel independent suspension. It means standards like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, making it easy to extend the features of your smartphone to the touchscreen for the ride, along with Pandora and Aha smartphone app support and USB and Bluetooth connectivity. From there, it's on to higher trims, where luxury accommodations abound, from heated seating to leather appointments, EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology to built-in navigation and more.

The Subaru Impreza vs. The Honda Civic

When it comes to shopping for a new daily driver near Dallas, TX, analyzing and interpreting what the competition offers becomes crucial. And with the new Subaru Impreza featured at Huffines Subaru, not far from Plano, our team took the liberty to review where this new Subaru model distinguishes itself from competing cars such as a new Honda Civic.

New 2018 Subaru Impreza Near DallasNew 2018 Honda Civic Denton TX


Standard symmetrical all-wheel drive for the new Subaru Impreza keeps you in control with a stronger surface grip and consistency with traction on the move, rain or shine. The Honda Civic does not have the same effect, with front-wheel drive as its base configuration. Comparing engines, the standard four-cylinder SUBARU BOXER® motor of the Subaru Impreza outproduces the base Civic engine in total torque at 145 pound-feet over 138 pound-feet.


The Subaru Impreza offers an impressive return on automotive investment when you consider discrepancies in available features and price listings. A less expensive starting MSRP, standard symmetrical all-wheel drive and an available roof rack you won't find on the Civic for tie-down cargo flexibility, all contribute to the Impreza winning this comparative category.


With the most passenger volume in its class at 99.8 cubic feet, both you and your guests will appreciate extra inches of space while seated inside a new  Subaru Impreza cabin. This new Subaru sedan comes with 43.1 inches of front leg room compared to 42.3 as well, with advantages in front head space at 39.8 cubic feet over 39.3 cubic feet. Named one of the 10 best interiors in its class by Ward's, we are confident you will enjoy your time spent behind the wheel or in one of the surrounding seats.

Award Recognition

The 2018 Subaru Impreza separates itself from competition such as the Honda Civic as the recipient of the following industry awards and recognitions:

  • 2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick + with Subaru EyeSight® and LED Steering Responsive Headlights (2018 Honda Civic not recognized as IIHS Top Safety Pick)
  • Longest lasting vehicle in its class
  • Kelley Blue Book 2018 Best Resale Value in Class
  • ALG's Best at Retaining Value in 2018 Class
  • Best Selling All-Wheel Drive Car in Class

The New Subaru Impreza Cruises Past the Honda Civic in Denton, TX

Drivers from McKinney interested in previewing a new Subaru Impreza, a sedan and hatchback we feel is superior to the new Honda Civic, are invited to our showroom in Denton for a chat with our team and closer look at this vehicle in person. We can go over features that interest you, arrange test drives for trim levels you like, and discuss financing options that may be appealing to you.

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