2022 Impreza Sedan vs 2022 Subaru Legacy Comparison in Shingle Springs, CA

When picking a Subaru, you can rest assured that you're browsing through a selection of vehicles with award-winning safety features, designed with reliability and longevity in mind. These are all qualities drivers value in their family sedans. It can be overwhelming when considering which Subaru is right for your needs, which is why we have developed a comparative research page, exploring the differences between the 2022 Subaru Impreza Sedan and the 2022 Subaru Legacy. Keep reading to learn about these impressives models and feel free to stop by our showroom to talk to any of our friendly, knowledgeable team members. We're ready to help you find your next Subaru!

2022 Impreza Sedan vs 2022 Subaru Legacy Exterior

Design & Exterior Features

The 2022 Impreza Sedan comes standard with 16" aluminum-alloy wheels while the 2022 Legacy offers standard 17" aluminum-alloy wheels; both vehicles offer 18" alloy wheels as standard fare on higher trim levels. You'll find standard multi-reflector halogen headlights and fog lights on the Impreza Sedan but the Legacy ups the ante with standard LED fog lights and LED Steering Responsive Headlights for better visibility while cornering. A power moonroof is available on the Legacy and optional on the Impreza Sedan for a more open feel while on the open road. You'll find available roof rails only on the Impreza Sedan, ideal for attaching the optional Thule bike carrier or Thule kayak carrier for those exciting weekend adventures.

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2022 Impreza Sedan vs 2022 Subaru Legacy Interior

Interior Features & Technology

Both the 2022 Impreza Sedan and 2022 Legacy are roomy, comfortable sedans: the Legacy just edges out the Impreza Sedan when it comes to passenger volume, 105.5 cubic feet versus  99.8 cubic feet. The Legacy also boasts larger trunk space with 15.1 cubic feet of room while the Impreza Sedan offers 12.3 cubic feet. While both sedans offer luxurious amenities, including standard heated front seats on all models but the base, the Legacy still manages to come out on top, featuring available heated rear outboard seats and ventilated front seats. Nappa leather-trimmed upholstery is also available only on the Legacy.

Both the Impreza Sedan and Legacy have a STARLINK® multimedia touchscreen system that offers Apple CarPlay ®, Android Auto™ and Bluetooth®, allowing drivers to experience hands-free phone connectivity and seamless audio streaming. The 2022 Subaru Legacy offers dual 7-inch displays standard, with an option of an 11.6-inch screen with navigation. Similar to the Legacy, the Impreza Sedan comes standard with a 6.5-inch screen, with an 8-inch screen with navigation as an option as well. If you have children, you'll want to check out the optional SUBARU STARLINK® Entertainment Anywhere Kit, only found on the Impreza Sedan. This rear-seat entertainment system includes two Apple iPad® models and two sets of Harman Kardon® Bluetooth® headphones to keep your rear passengers happy no matter how far the journey.


The 2022 Legacy packs a punch with a 4-cylinder 2.5L SUBARU BOXER ® engine producing 182 hp and 176 lb/ft of torque. Standard at higher trim levels is a 2.4-liter turbocharged engine with 260 hp and 277 lb/ft of torque. Even with all of this power, the Legacy still gets up to an incredible 35 MPG on the highway. While the Legacy offers more under the hood, the Impreza Sedan is still an impressive vehicle to consider. The 2022 Subaru Impreza has a standard 4-cylinder 2.0L SUBARU BOXER ® engine producing 152 hp and 145 lb/ft of torque. The base is a 5-speed manual transmission, offering up to 31 MPG on the highway. Higher trim levels of the Impreza Sedan have an automatic transmission, whereas the Legacy is only offered as an automatic. Both feature Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive as well as all weather tires, allowing for a safer, more controlled drive.

2022 Impreza Sedan vs 2022 Subaru Legacy Features

Safety & Driver Assist Features

Subaru designs each vehicle in their line up with your safety in mind, which is why they are considered one of the safest brands in the country. The 2022 Legacy offers the EyeSight ® Driver Assist Technology as a standard across all trim levels, whereas it is offered on higher trims levels on the 2022 Impreza Sedan. This suite of features includes Pre-Collision Brake Management, Sway Warning, Lane Keep Assist, and much more. The 2022 Subaru Impreza Sedan and Legacy both earned top marks with a 5-Star overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration while the 2022 Subaru Legacy is an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ as well as receiving the highest possible rating for front crash prevention from IIHS.

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2022 Subaru Impreza vs 2022 Subaru Legacy: Summary

The 2022 Subaru Impreza Sedan has a starting MSRP of $18,795 and is a durable and reliable car, perfect for your everyday driving. The 2022 Subaru Legacy is a refreshed take on the traditional sedan and has a starting MSRP at $22,995. When you are ready to sit behind the wheel of the Impreza Sedan or the Legacy, give us a call at Shingle Springs Subaru, where our team is ready to match you with your next Suabru. You can find us at 4045 Wild Chaparral Dr.

Feature2022 Subaru Impreza 4-Door2022 Subaru Legacy
Starting MSRP*$18,795$22,995
Standard Engine2.0L SUBARU BOXER 4-Cylinder2.5L SUBARU BOXER 4-Cylinder
Performance Output (Horsepower/Torque)152 hp / 145 lb/ft182 hp / 176 lb/ft
Subaru Intelligent Drive (SI-DRIVE)Standard on Higher Trim LevelsUnavailable
Standard Fuel Economy (MPG)28 City - 36 Highway27 City - 35 Highway
Passenger Volume99.8 Cubic Feet105.5 Cubic Feet
Standard Infotainment DisplaySTARLINK® 6.5" MultimediaSTARLINK® Dual 7" Multimedia
Apple CarPlay® & Android Auto™StandardStandard
EyeSight® Driver Assist TechnologyStandard on Higher Trim LevelsStandard On All Trim Levels
NHTSA Overall Safety Score5/5 Stars5/5 Stars

*Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. Excludes options; taxes; title; registration; delivery, processing and handling fee; dealer charges. Dealer sets actual selling price.