2014 Honda Civic
2014 Honda Accord vs. 2014 Kia Optima 2014 Subaru Impreza
5-speed manual, CVT Transmission Options 5-speed manual, CVT
143 horsepower Engine Power 148 horsepower
39 highway / 30 city* CVT Fuel Econ. 36 highway / 27 city
12.5 ft.3 Cargo Volume 12.0 ft.3

2014 Honda Civic vs. 2014 Subaru Impreza

2014 Honda Civic Interior

Taking time to research a new vehicle can often feel like a multiple choice examination. Particularly when it comes to compact cars like Honda Civic and Subaru Impreza, the category is full-to-bursting with options from almost every automaker. As with any good multiple choice exam, however, one option is always a more complete answer to the question at hand. For Chicago-area drivers, that question is concerned with big city value at a hometown price point.

As the data above suggests, drivers comparing the 2014 Honda Civic vs. 2014 Subaru Impreza can quickly identify which vehicle represents the greater big city value. With similar transmission options, each compact sedan also delivers comparable engine performance measures. Practicality, however, favors the 2014 Honda Civic. With more cargo space and higher fuel economy returns, Civic is the most complete solution in service of northeastern Illinois’ urban travel needs.

Honda Civic and Subaru Impreza Comparison

While each vehicle’s horsepower output measures between 140 and 150, Honda Civic’s 1.8L engine is able to operate more efficiently than the 2.0L found inside the Subaru. With respect to city fuel economy, the 2014 Civic returns 28 mpg* when mated to its five-speed manual transmission and 30 mpg* when mated to its CVT. As far as a 2014 Honda Civic vs. 2014 Subaru Impreza comparison is concerned, these numbers represent a significant advantage for Honda’s compact sedan. The five-speed Subaru Impreza gains only 25 city mpg while CVT-equipped models gain only 28.

As Chicago-area drivers looking for a new sedan are subject to the category’s equivalent of a multiple choice exam, consider Continental Honda’s comparison of the 2014 Honda Civic vs. 2014 Subaru Impreza. Offering the most complete mix of big city value, the 2014 Honda Civic is available now at Continental Honda in Countryside, IL. Click below to see the dealership’s current inventory or contact Continental Honda today for test drive information.

2014 Honda Civic


* Based on 2014 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition, and other factors.