2018 Subaru Impreza vs 2018 Subaru Legacy

Subaru Impreza

  • Standard Engine2.0L Inline-4
  • Horsepower152 hp
  • MPG (city/hwy) *28 / 38
  • Seats5

Subaru Legacy

  • Standard Engine2.5L Inline-4
  • Horsepower175 hp
  • MPG (city/hwy) *25 / 34
  • Seats5

Specs at a Glance


For vehicles owners looking to get into a great sedan, the 2018 Subaru Impreza and 2018 Subaru Legacy are both awesome vehicles. Both cars feature the Subaru reputation for quality and reliability along with great safety features. The Impreza is the Subaru vehicle in the compact sedan class. It is ideal for drivers that are looking for great economic performance while still being a passenger-friendly ride. The Legacy is the manufacturer’s entry into the midsize sedan category and gives owners great performance and economy while being a larger sedan to accommodate passengers.

The 2018 Subaru Impreza come standard with a 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder BOXER engine that is designed with unique side to side pistons. This engine puts out 152-horsepower and 145 lb.-ft. of torque. The Impreza comes standard with all-wheel drive and get up to 38 miles per gallon on the highway. The 2018 Subaru Legacy models come available with a couple of different engine options. The standard engine on the Legacy is Subaru 2.5-liter, 4 cylinder BOXER engine that puts out 175 horsepower and 174 lb.-ft. of torque. The larger 6-cylinder BOXER engine puts out a whopping 256 horsepower and 247 lb.-ft. of torque for the driver. The Legacy line of sedans also come standard with all-wheel drive and the 4-cylinder engines gets up to 34 miles per gallon on the highway.


The 2018 Subaru Impreza lineup comes available to consumers in two great body styles. The standard four-door sedan is a standard couple with a trunk on the rear. The Impreza also comes available in a unique five-door hatchback body style that features a larger cargo space in the rear. All 2018 Subaru Legacy models are a standard four-door sedan. Both lineups of vehicles come in a beautiful array of colors on the exterior of the cars.


The 2018 Subaru Impreza and Legacy lineups come standard with many great similar features. Both cars feature standard all-wheel drive and the EyeSight driver assist technology that monitors traffic movement, optimizes cruise control and warns the driver when the vehicle is swaying into another lane of traffic. Both cars also come standard with a pre-collision braking system and an available blind-spot monitoring system to give them the ultimate in safety. Both cars also feature Subaru STARLINK system that provides automatic collision notification, roadside assistance and stolen vehicle recovery services. STARLINK also provides Apple and Android connectivity through an 8-inch touchscreen system with mobile app integration and satellite radio. Owners of both vehicles have the option to upgrade to a Harmon Kardon premium audio system inside as well. Drivers of both the Impreza and the Legacy get the added advantages of a standard rear-vision camera, LED steering responsive headlights with high beam assist and available keyless entry into the car with push-button start. Individually, the Subaru Impreza line of cars comes standard with a roof rail system that gives owners the ability to customize hauling opportunities on the roof of the car. The Legacy lineup of cars has the unique available 10-way power driver’s seat with memory function and available heated rear seats, USB charging ports and air conditioning outlets in the rear of the car.

The beauty and functionality of both the 2018 Subaru Impreza and the 2018 Subaru Legacy can only be seen in person and on a test drive. To get more information on each car or to see one today, stop by or contact our dealership today.

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All prices are Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excludes destination and handling charges, tax, title, license, and options. Dealer sets actual price.

* Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.