Two Dependable Automobile Companies: A Breakdown of Honda models versus Subaru models in the Groton Area

You know the names: Honda and Subaru. They are well-known and well-liked in the automotive industry for putting out iconic coupes, sedans, and SUVs. But, how do they compare to each other when matched with similar types of vehicles. A new Honda matches up well with most competitors and excels in a lot of features that matter most to drivers.

Take a look at some brief comparisons below of popular models from both Honda and Subaru.

Honda Civic versus Subaru Impreza

  • The Honda Civic provides better fuel efficiency on highway and city than the Subaru Impreza
  • The Civic offers 15.1 cubic feet of cargo space while the Impreza only offers 12.3 cubic feet of cargo space
  • Honda puts automatic transmission in each of their Civics whereas Subaru has it as an option in the Impreza

Honda Accord versus Subaru Legacy

  • The Accord offers more space for passengers in their back seat while the Legacy offers a bit more in the front seats
  • The Honda sedan comes equipped with a 1.5-Liter Intercooled Turbocharged engine while the Subaru sedan comes with a 2.5-Liter Four Cylinder Engine
  • The Accord engine outputs 192 horsepower and 192 pounds per feet of torque while the engine of the Legacy puts out 175 horsepower and 174 pounds per feet of torque
  • The Honda Accord has an overall better fuel efficiency than the Subaru Legacy

Honda HR-V versus Subaru Crosstrek

    The Honda HR-V has a better fuel economy than the Subaru Crosstrek
  • The HR-V provides more cargo area behind the first, second, and third seats than the Crosstrek
  • In Honda's SUV, passengers in the back have more space than passengers in the back of Subaru's SUV

Honda CR-V versus Subaru Forester

  • The Honda CR-V has a better fuel economy than the Subaru Forester
  • Honda has a better overall safety rating in their SUV than Subaru
  • The CR-V is more spacious than the Forester, providing more cargo area both when the back seats are up and when they are down

Honda Pilot versus Subaru Ascent

  • The Subaru Ascent has 2.4-Liter Intercooled Turbocharged engine while the Honda Pilot comes with a 3.5-Liter V6 engine
  • The fuel economy is nearly identical, with the Ascent offering a slightly better-combined miles-per-gallon
  • Honda provides more space for passengers in the third row of seats than Subaru does in these models

Experience These Models for Yourself

The next step is to test drive the model after you've done the research. Here at Cardinal Honda, serving New London, CT, Waterford, CT, Norwich, CT, and Westerly, RI, our representatives are eager to show you the Honda model you liked the most and are ready to put you in the driver's seat. You won't be disappointed!


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