Sporty compact cars, like the new Subaru Impreza and the new Honda Civic, provide you with a dependable ride and lots of features to make your drives safe and fun. So, which one has more of what you're looking for?

The team at Stateline Subaru helps drivers in Somerset, Bristol, and Fall River decide with this 2020 Subaru Impreza vs. Honda Civic comparison.

2020 Subaru Impreza vs Honda Civic: Capability

The 2020 Subaru Impreza comes with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive. It provides you with the same stability and control as an SUV with its Traction Control System and prevents skidding on slippery surfaces with Vehicle Dynamics Control.

It can also deliver an exciting and sporty drive with available Active Torque Vectoring. It senses when you're turning and applies braking to the inside wheels to give you agile handling.

The Honda Civic comes standard with Vehicle Stability Assist™ with Traction Control. It does not, however, offer all-wheel drive or Active Torque Vectoring. So, you may find that it's slightly less capable than the competition.

Subaru Impreza vs Honda Civic: Safety

To give you greater awareness and help prevent accidents before they occur, the 2020 Subaru Impreza offers the EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology system. This available system uses a series of cameras and sensors around your vehicle to watch out for you. It includes features like:

  • Pre-Collision Braking
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Lane Departure and Sway Warning
  • Lane Keep Assist  

There's also technology that lets you know when the coast is clear, so you can safely back up and change lanes. These available systems include a Rear-Vision Camera, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, and Blind-Spot Detection.

While the Honda Civic has many of the same driver-assistance features, you'll still have extra peace of mind in knowing that the Subaru Impreza was named a 2019 TOP SAFETY PICK+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The Civic can't say the same.

Subaru Impreza vs Honda Civic: Infotainment System

Both the 2020 Subaru Impreza and the Honda Civic feature a user-friendly infotainment system to help you enjoy your drive. Each car gives you a clear LCD touchscreen in your dashboard. In either vehicle, you'll be able to sync your phone for streaming music and hands-free phone calls with Bluetooth®.

The Subaru Impreza makes it easier to find your favorite apps and music with Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, and SiriusXM® All Access Radio standard on all trim levels. The Honda Civic only offers these features on its higher trim levels.

You'll also be able to see your system menu and maps more clearly in the Impreza. Its standard screen is 6.5 inches, but an 8-inch screen is also available. The Honda Civic features a smaller 5-inch screen, while its larger option is still slightly smaller at seven inches across.

Test Drive the Victorious Compact Car

Visit Stateline Subaru to test drive the Subaru Impreza. It offers drivers in Somerset, Bristol, and Fall River a safe and connected ride.

To learn more about this 2020 Subaru Impreza vs. Honda Civic comparison, contact us or visit our Subaru dealership.


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