Car experts marvel at the Subaru Impreza vs. Honda Civic alike for both models' ability to remain reliable for drivers and their families as they run the gauntlet of good times inside a car that delivers every day. Some cars can't hold up when you put the weight of your to-do list on them. They might capture some eyeballs when you peel past the store, but after shepherding the kids to school and going on several grocery runs, eventually you'll find yourself at the service center, rolling your eyes at yet another bill. Both the Impreza vs. Civic are built to bring all of their value to the table for many miles because the jealous onlooker's gaze should last much longer than the first five minutes after you drive it off our lot.

Read through our "Honda Civic or Subaru Impreza?" guide and decide for yourself which dependable drive you want, 24/7/365.

All the Impreza vs. Civic Options

If you're interested in cars that can get it done no matter what your schedule throws in front of its grille, you're in the right place. Our Subaru comparison features the 2021 Honda Civic as the challenger; let's break down the trim levels and get to the tale of the tape.

The Subaru Impreza vs. Honda Civic battle begins with the numerous ways you can dress your Subaru Impreza to impress. Eight model options offer a couple of different ways to build the Subaru hatchback or sedan model that's right for your daily drive.

  • 2021 Subaru Impreza Sedan: With a starting price of $18,795 MSRP,1 the base model comes with symmetrical all-wheel-drive and a SUBARU STARLINK® multimedia system that allows you to bring all your favorite songs and podcasts along with you.
  • 2012 Subaru Impreza 5-door: Starting out at $19,295 MSRP,1 the first five-door hatchback option allows you to bring more passengers and attach more gear to your car when you hit the great outdoors for some fun on the road less traveled.
  • 2021 Subaru Impreza Premium Sedan: The Premium sedan comes with 4G LTE & Wi-Fi capability, an available power moonroof that glides open with flair when a night full of stars shining bright is just too good to miss out on. Enjoy it all for a starting price of $22,195 MSRP.1
  • 2021 Subaru Impreza Premium 5-door: The Premium trim also is featured on the 5-door model, bringing the aforementioned features and an all-weather package with heated seats up front into a bigger package that won't take no for an answer. Pull it in for the starting price of $22,695 MSRP.1
  • 2021 Subaru Impreza Sport Sedan: Put your Subaru Impreza into the game on 18-inch alloy wheels by simply pushing the start button; keyless access is now in play. Press down on the pedal of this stylish sedan for a starting price of $23,595 MSRP.1
  • 2021 Subaru Impreza Sport 5-door: The Impreza Sport 5-door has a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter handle to set the mood of a racecar cockpit, and body-color rocket spoilers take that go-fast feel and finish it on the back side.
  • 2021 Subaru Impreza Limited Sedan: The sedan models finish up at the starting price of $25,895 MSRP.1 Step inside a cabin trimmed head to toe in leather upholstery, plop down into a power-adjustable, 6-way driver's seat, and enjoy an automatic climate control system that battles the elements as soon as your car wakes up.
  • 2021 Subaru Impreza Limited 5-door: Everything you could want inside your Subaru Impreza... and just a little more room. This 2021 Subaru Impreza hatchback model finishes up our trim level list with a starting price of $26,395 MSRP.1

As you can see, there is no shortage of models and features to pick between. Consider a used Subaru Impreza as well if you're interested in a car that will carry its value far beyond the first few miles.

The 2021 Honda Civic comes in five trims and checks in within a similar price range, making it a worthy opponent in this Subaru Impreza vs. Honda Civic comparison.

  • 2021 Honda Civic LX: Starting price of $21,250 MSRP2
  • 2021 Honda Civic Sport: Starting price of $23,050 MSRP2
  • 2021 Honda Civic EX: Starting price of $24,400 MSRP2
  • 2021 Honda Civic EX-L: Starting price of $25,600 MSRP2
  • 2021 Honda Civic Touring: Starting price of $28,300 MSRP2

Each Honda Civic model is a picture of consistency and performance that's ready for the long haul. The base model provides a comparable driver-assistance suite in the Honda Sensing vs. Subaru Eyesight programs, and the top-level Touring trim has a satellite-linked navigation system that has your back wherever you go.

Value You Can't Find Elsewhere

As the pursuer of schedule-conquering speed and hassle-free travel for more than a decade, the newest Honda Civic rides on a deep lineage of dependable sedans. However, the Subaru Impreza sedan and 2021 Subaru Impreza hatchback are designs that point towards the future. These cars push beyond limits and go for it, no matter what windy or dirt-covered road you've chosen today. The roads of tomorrow will be no match for a car that runs at up to an EPA-estimated3 36 miles per gallon on the highway and 28 miles per gallon in the city. Passenger volume reaches up to 100.9 cubic feet in the five-door models, something the Civic simply doesn't offer.

An array of exterior and interior color and material options means you can craft your next car truly to your touch, and safety comes standard through SUBARU STARLINK® and EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology. The whole package is right here; come down to our location in Saco, ME, and test-drive any of our new Subaru vehicles today! We can't wait to meet you and send you off in a car that will answer the call all the time.


Disclosure:1Manufacturer's suggested retail price does not include destination and delivery charges, tax, title and registration fees. Destination and delivery includes handling and inland freight fees and may vary in some states. Prices, specifications, options, features and models subject to change without notice

2MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $995 destination charge and accessories. Dealer prices may vary. MSRP does not include $395 charge for select premium colors. $395 charge applies to 2021 and newer models.

3EPA-estimated fuel economy. Actual mileage may vary. For Crosstrek Hybrid, EPA-estimated MPG equivalent on a full battery charge. Actual mileage will vary.

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