Compare 2021 Subaru Impreza vs. 2021 Honda Civic

2021 Subaru Impreza
2021 Honda Civic

2021 Subaru Impreza


2021 Honda Civic

2.0L 4cyl


1.5L 4cyl
152 HP


180 HP
23 city / 31 hwy*

Fuel Economy

29 city / 35 hwy*

Serving Duluth, GA

The new 2021 Subaru Impreza comes in both the hatchback and sedan body shapes to its name, while the new 2021 Honda Civic is also in the same body shapes as the Subaru Impreza. The Subaru offers its driver up to four trim levels with the base model at around $18000, which can quickly go up to $25000 with the top-of-the-range trim. The new 2021 Honda Civic, in many ways, appears to be very similar to the Honda Civic that was being offered to the consumer in the previous year. The Honda civic still offers consumers the five trim levels that were available in the Honda civic from the previous year. The Honda Civic is priced between $21000 and $28000. The lacklustre performance from the Honda Civic might bore some of its drivers when compared to the more exciting Subaru Impreza.


The Subaru Impreza at Subaru of Gwinnett comes equipped with a boxer 4.2 liter engine which is capable of producing more than 140 pounds of torque and 150 horsepower. It comes with a lineartronic CVT equipped in the higher trim levels, which assists the Subaru Impreza to get to 60 miles per hour in 8.4 seconds from a standstill, while the lower two trim levels of the Subaru Impreza come equipped with a 5-speed manual transmission. While the 2021 Honda civic comes equipped with an inline 4.2 liter engine or an inline-four engine with a turbo, both come equipped with CVT. It does not matter which Subaru Impreza trim you select; they all come equipped with all-wheel drive as standard, while the Honda Civic only comes equipped with front-wheel drive in all the available trims. The 2021 Subaru Impreza has better cornering abilities and road grip compared to the 2021 Honda Civic because of its all-wheel-drive system. The performance of the Subaru can be admired through the 2021 Subaru Impreza online test drive.

Infotainment System and Interior

When it comes to how much space is being offered, the Subaru Impreza is ranked as one of the top cars in its class. In comparison, the space in the rear seats provided by the Honda Civic might be noticeably less, affecting the ride comfort. The Subaru Impreza offers a trunk volume that is marginally bigger than the trunk volume that is offered in the Honda Civic. Today finding plastic finishing in the interior of most modern cars is a normal thing, especially for the more economical vehicles. Still, in the Honda Civic, you will be surprised to discover that the plastic finishing is not soft and gentle to the touch, while in terms of styling, the Subaru Impreza is a more stylish car.

All the Subaru models come equipped with two kinds of touchscreens, depending on which trim level you select. The range-topping trim has a massive 8-inch screen display, while the other trim elves available have a 6.5-inch touch screen. The touch screen displays in the Subaru have crisp graphics and a beautifully designed and user-friendly interface. While the entry-level trims of the Honda Civic come equipped with a 5-inch screen, while the top trim levels are fitted with a more prominent 7-inch touch screen display. Both the 2021 Subaru Impreza and the 2021 Honda Civic come equipped with integration for smartphones as standard. The Subaru Impreza at of Kennesaw comes equipped with five USB ports compared to the two USB ports offered in the Honda civic. The interior of the Subaru can be admired through the 2021 Subaru Impreza online test drive.

Safety and Reliability

Both the 2021 Subaru Impreza at Subaru of Gwinnett and the 2021 Honda Civic have been classified as economy cars, which means they performed exceptionally well during the safety tests NHTSA gave both cars five full stars.

Visit Subaru of Gwinnett to book your online test drive and take a look at the Impreza trim levels through our online test drive.

*All figures are EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.