2020 Impreza Sedan vs WRX Comparison in Shingle Springs, CA

The Subaru brand enjoys a peerless reputation for all-terrain performance and capability. It's one of the reasons our SUVs are some of our hottest-selling vehicles. But when you want the confidence of all-wheel drive in a slick sedan instead of a big SUV, Subaru has got you covered. The 2020 Subaru Impreza Sedan and the 2020 Subaru WRX are a pair of stylish sedans that come with Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive for responsive handling and confidence-inspiring grip. To find out which Subaru sedan is a better fit for your life, take a look at the page below. The experts at Shingle Springs Subaru have compared these models side by side in plain English so you can decide which one is right for you.

2020 Impreza Sedan vs WRX Exterior

2020 Subaru Impreza Sedan vs. 2020 Subaru WRX: Design & Style

One look at the 2020 Subaru WRX and it's clear that this car was designed for performance. With its standard alloy wheels, aggressive hood scoop, quad exhaust outlets, sporty body kit and lip spoiler, the 2020 Subaru WRX has a look that foreshadows the performance you'll find under the hood!

Meanwhile, the 2020 Subaru Impreza sedan is a stylish yet understated commuter. It comes standard with steel wheels, but you can add upscale accents like alloy wheels and chrome door handles. The Subaru Impreza Sport even comes with a lip spoiler, distinctly sporty rocker panels and a blacked out front grille.

2020 Subaru Impreza Sedan vs. 2020 Subaru WRX: Features & Equipment

While they look very different on the exterior, both these cars give you very similar standard equipment. Standard split-folding rear seats make it easier to transport awkwardly shaped items and a 6.5" touchscreen comes standard with Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™. You'll be able to connect your smartphone for hands-free calling, texting, music streaming and more.

However, there are a few perks you get on the entry-level 2020 Subaru WRX that you won't find on the entry-level 2020 Subaru Impreza Sedan. The WRX comes standard with automatic climate control, an extra USB charging port, a six-speaker audio system and a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob. You can also find these features on the 2020 Subaru Impreza, but only at higher trim levels.

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2020 Impreza Sedan vs WRX Interior

2020 Subaru Impreza Sedan vs. 2020 Subaru WRX: Performance & Drive

You can expect the 2020 Subaru WRX to provide incredible performance, but even the 2020 Subaru Impreza Sedan is exciting and engaging to drive. That's because they both come with Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive for superior grip on any surface. These cars are more capable than their segment rivals when it comes to off-road travel and poor weather performance.

The 2020 Subaru Impreza gives you 152 horsepower and helps keep more money in your wallet with an efficient drive. It'll earn up to 36 MPG! That's an impressive result, especially for an all-wheel drive sedan. And with available features like Active Torque Vectoring, Subaru Intelligent Drive and a manual transmission or automatic with paddle shifters, it's downright fun to drive.

Yet, the 2020 Subaru WRX is a much more powerful machine. With 268 horsepower, standard Active Torque Vectoring and a sport-tuned suspension, the 2020 Subaru WRX provides peerless handling on any terrain and all the power you need for ferocious acceleration. It's also available with either a manual or automatic transmission.

2020 Impreza Sedan vs WRX Features

Which Model Is Right For Your Budget?

The entry-level 2020 Subaru Impreza Sedan is the most affordable new Subaru model available today at Shingle Springs Subaru, with a starting MSRP of just $18,695! Meanwhile, the more powerful 2020 Subaru WRX starts at $27,495 MSRP.

If you're looking for a fun-to-drive car with all-wheel drive and all the latest features, and you don't need all the power that the 2020 Subaru WRX gives you, consider upgrading to the 2020 Subaru Impreza Limited Sedan. At $25,795 MSRP, it's even more affordable than the Subaru WRX and provides luxurious touches like LED steering responsive headlights, heated seats, leather upholstery, automatic climate control and more.

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Why Subaru Builds The Best Vehicles For The Shingle Springs Region

With standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive on virtually every new model, Subaru builds the best vehicles for exploring Northern California. Whether you're cruising city streets, bombing down highways or traveling beyond the end of the pavement, Subaru capability and reliability is ideal. 97% of all Subaru models sold in the past decade are still on the road today! And since IntelliChoice says that a Subaru is the top brand for overall value and lowest cost to own, a new Subaru makes your dollar go further than any other automaker.

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2020 Subaru Impreza Sedan2020 Subaru WRX
$18,695Starting MSRP$27,495
152Horsepower268
145 lb-ftTorque258 lb-ft
36 Highway MPG / 28 City MPGMax Gas Mileage (MPG)31 Highway MPG / 23 City MPG
StandardAll-Wheel DriveStandard
99.8 Cubic FeetPassenger Volume96.6 Cubic Feet
12.3 Cubic FeetTrunk Size12 Cubic Feet
AvailableAutomatic Climate ControlStandard
Available on All Trim LevelsEyeSight® Driver Assist TechnologyAvailable on Some Trim Levels
16" Steel WheelsStandard Wheels17" Aluminum-Alloy Wheels

*Manufacturer'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.