2022 Subaru Impreza Vs 2022 Honda Civic


The 2022 Subaru Impreza and the 2022 Honda Civic are two very popular compact cars. They are similar in size, have seating for five, are powered by a four-cylinder engine and have a Continuously Variable Transmission(CVT). However, while the Civic comes with front-wheel drive, all-wheel drive is standard on the Impreza. The cars have an almost identical turning radius and maneuverability in tight spots. And while the 2022 Honda Civic has a redesigned interior, the 2022 Subaru has top safety ratings. The 2022 Civic is an inch longer and half inch wider, but taller drivers prefer the Impreza because it has more front headroom and legroom.

Exterior Comparison

Both the 2022 Honda Civic and the 2022 Subaru Impreza have very attractive, sleek, aerodynamic exteriors. The Impreza has body-color front bumper, black grille with chrome surround, Aero-Composite Halogen headlights, body-color side mirrors and door handles, light tinted glass, black side window trim, triangular tail lights, chrome tailpipe tip and 16 inch Black Finish J steel wheels. The Civic also has a black grille and body-color bumper, but has LED headlights, aggressive body lines, black side mirrors and door handles, a sloping roof, black spoiler, large brake lights and 16 inch alloy rims.

Refined Interiors

The 2022 Honda Civic has a clean, simple, spacious interior with a 9-inch touchscreen display, a Bose premium audio system, dual-zone climate control and a one-touch power moonroof. Plus, it has lots of cargo space and a 408 liter trunk. The cabin of the 2022 Subaru Impreza has a very user-friendly infotainment system featuring a 6.5 inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, simple controls, easy-to-read gauges, a four-speaker premium sound system, USB ports, an intuitive climate-control system, soft touch plastics, cushy armrests and quality cloth upholstery. It's an impressive cabin.

Comfortable, Spacious Cabin

The Honda Civic has 42.3 inches of legroom in the front and 37.4 inches in the rear. Plus, it has 99 cubic feet of passenger volume and 14.8 cubic feet of storage space. Yet taller drivers prefer the 2022 Subaru Impreza because it has more headroom and legroom than the 2022 Honda Civic. The Impreza has 100.9 cubic feet of passenger space and when it's 60/40 split-folding rear seat is laid down flat, it creates even more cargo space. Even though the Honda Civic has a two inch bigger trunk than the Subaru Impreza, the Impreza feels bigger than the Civic whether you get the sedan or the hatchback.

Engine And Transmission

The 2022 Honda Civic comes with the choice of two significantly different, reliable, high-performance, engines. One is a 158 horsepower, 2.0 liter naturally aspirated, four cylinder engine that produces 138 pound-feet of torque. The other is a 180 horsepower, 1.5 liter turbocharged four cylinder engine that generates 177 pound-feet of torque.

Both engines work with either a continuously variable transmission or a 6-speed manual transmission. The 2022 Subaru Impreza, on the other hand, has a 152 horsepower, 2.0 liter four cylinder Boxer engine with 145 pound-feet of torque that's mated to either a continuously variable transmission or a 5-speed manual transmission.

Safety And Driver Assistance Features

Both the 2022 Honda Civic and the 2022 Subaru Outback have a wide array of excellent safety and driver assistance features. The emergency braking systems on the Civic is one of the best. Plus, the Honda Sensing® Technologies with a Collision Mitigation Braking System, Road Departure Mitigation System, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keeping Assist System, Forward Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning, Traffic Jam Assist and Traffic Sign Recognition System is almost as good as the Subaru Impreza's suite of EyeSight driver-assistance technologies. The EyeSight suite includes countless front and rear airbags, automated emergency braking, forward-collision warning, blind-spot monitoring, rear-cross-traffic alert, lane-departure warning, lane-keep assist, adaptive cruise control and reverse automatic braking. This driver safety system received top marks from both the IIHS and the NHTSA.


When it comes to performance, both the 2022 Honda Civic and the 2022 Subaru Impreza are quite impressive. The Honda Civic has lively, agile handling, supple ride, controlled understeer, is available with a peppy turbocharged engine and is fun to drive. When it comes to handling and driving dynamics, the 2022 Subaru Impreza with its all-wheel drive helps to give it road grip and an impeccable ride and is comfortable even on the roughest terrain. The steering is direct and responsive and gives the Impreza a sporty feel. At higher speeds, it has minimal vertical movement and little road and wind noise. Its handling prowess makes driving the 2021 Subaru Impreza a very exciting experience.

Diverse Trims

The Honda Civic and Subaru Impreza give buyers a diverse range of trims from which to choose. Both are available as either a sedan or a hatchback. The Honda Civic trims include the base LX, the EX, EX-L, the Touring, Sport Sedan, Sport Coupe and the Type R. The 2021 Subaru Impreza is available in four different trims Base, Premium, Sport and Limited. The Subaru Impreza lineup is the only line of compact passenger cars in the United States that come with all-wheel drive as standard equipment. The lineup is among the best handling all-wheel drive automobiles available today.

A Clear Choice

The 2022 Subaru Impreza is a great choice if you want a compact car. With its standard all-wheel drive, spry handling, upscale, roomy cabin, supportive, comfortable seating, good cargo space, user-friendly features and innovative, modern, interior design, it's a wonderful, versatile vehicle. It has quality lower trim levels and very impressive, well-appointed upper trims with leather seats and soft-touch surfaces. The 2022 Subaru Impreza has an unbeatable combination of safety, capability, versatility, reliability and exciting driving performance.

Visit Granite Subaru

If you want to see the entire lineup of the 2022 Subaru Impreza up close, simply visit Granite Subaru. They have a diverse range of 2022 Subaru Impreza in their inventory. Their knowledgeable, experienced team of sales professionals can answer any questions you may have and can give you the opportunity to test drive any model Subaru Impreza you want.