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2012 Subaru Impreza 2.0i

4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan

2014 Kia Forte LX

4dr Sedan

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2012 Subaru Impreza
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2014 Kia Forte
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*Does not include customer cash-back incentives or options
N/A    $16,541*
MSRP $17,495 $15,900
Destination Charge $750 $800
Invoice Price $16,734 $15,599
Total List Price $18,245 $16,700
Available Engines 148-hp, 2.0-liter H-4 (regular gas) 148-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Available Transmissions 5-speed manual w/OD 6-speed CVT w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed manual w/OD
Fuel Economy City 25 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 34 mpg 37 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data    
Other, Overall Rollover Rating -
Side - Pole, Side - Pole
Side, Rear Seat -
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Driver
Overall, Overall
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (REAR)
Front, Overall Front
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (FRONT)
Front, Driver's
Side, Front Seat -
Side - Barrier, Side - Barrier
Front, Passenger's
Side, Overall Side
IIHS Crash Test Data    
Front, Head/Neck - Acceptable
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot Good Good
Side, Driver Torso Good Acceptable
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Good Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection Good Good
Front, Retraints and dummy kinematics - Poor
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Good Good
Front, Chest - Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good Good
Front, Lower leg/foot - Marginal
Front, Structure and safety cage - Poor
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Good Good
Side, Structure/safety cage Acceptable Good
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good Good
Other, Roof Strength Good Good
Front, Overall evaluation - Poor
Front, Hip/thigh - Poor
Side, Overall Side Good Good
Side, Driver Head Protection Good Good
Overview 2012 Subaru Impreza 2.0i 2014 Kia Forte LX
Safety Overview driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes
Drive-Type Overview all wheel drive front wheel drive
Audio Overview AM/FM stereo, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 4, integrated roof antenna AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 4, window grid antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Interior 2012 Subaru Impreza 2.0i 2014 Kia Forte LX
1-Touch Window Up driver N/A
Driver information center Standard N/A
Water temp gauge N/A Standard
Lighting - glovebox N/A Standard
Lighting - map lights front N/A
Retained accessory power N/A Standard
Tire inflator N/A Standard
Seats 2012 Subaru Impreza 2.0i 2014 Kia Forte LX
Front head restraints adjustable w/tilt adjustable
Entertainment 2012 Subaru Impreza 2.0i 2014 Kia Forte LX
Radio AM/FM stereo, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
Auxiliary audio input Available Standard
Steering wheel audio controls N/A Standard
Speed-Sensitive Volume N/A Standard
Bluetooth Compatibility N/A Standard
Safety and Security 2012 Subaru Impreza 2.0i 2014 Kia Forte LX
Airbags, knee protection driver N/A
Delay off headlamps N/A Standard
Headlight washer N/A Standard
Daytime running lights Standard N/A
Panic alarm Standard Available
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Standard N/A
Ignition disable Standard N/A
Warranty 2012 Subaru Impreza 2.0i 2014 Kia Forte LX
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 36/36,000 60/60,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 60/60,000 120/100,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 60/unlimited 60/100,000
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 36/36,000 60/60,000
Exterior 2012 Subaru Impreza 2.0i 2014 Kia Forte LX
Antenna integrated roof window grid
Grille trim with chrome bar black w/chrome surround
Heated side mirrors N/A Standard
Spare tire and wheel compact steel N/A
Mechanical 2012 Subaru Impreza 2.0i 2014 Kia Forte LX
Engine 2.0L H-4 1.8L I-4
Drive type all wheel front-wheel
Speed sensitive steering Standard N/A
Rear suspension type double wishbone semi-independent torsion beam
Transmission 5-spd man w/OD 6-spd man w/OD
Axle ratio 4.11 4.33
Specifications 2012 Subaru Impreza 2.0i 2014 Kia Forte LX
Exterior length 180.3 " 179.5 "
Exterior body width 68.5 " 70.1 "
Exterior height 57.7 " 56.5 "
Engine 2.0L H-4 1.8L I-4
Horsepower 148 @ 6,200 rpm 148 @ 6,500 rpm
Torque 145 @ 4,200 rpm 131 @ 4,700 rpm
SAEJ1349 AUG2004 compliant Standard N/A
Fuel economy - highway 34 mpg 37 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.31 / 3.54 " 3.19 / 3.43 "
Curb weight 2,910 lbs. 2,736 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 4,299 lbs. N/A
Wheelbase 104.1 " 106.3 "
Front track 59.4 " 61.5 "
Rear track 59.6 " 62.0 "
Drag coefficient .31 .27
Front legroom 43.5 " 42.2 "
Rear legroom 35.4 " 35.9 "
Front headroom 39.8 " 39.1 "
Rear headroom 37.1 " 37.3 "
Front hiproom 52.2 " 53.8 "
Front shoulder room 55.6 " 56.1 "
Rear shoulder room 54.2 " 54.9 "
Luggage volume 12.0 cu.ft. 14.9 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 12.0 cu.ft. 14.9 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 97 cu.ft. 96 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 14.5 gal. 13.2 gal.