2016 Subaru Impreza vs. 2016 Toyota Corolla

Getting the right sedan makes all the difference. You want something agile, efficient, and loaded with great features. A lot of drivers prefer the Subaru Impreza over the popular Toyota Corolla, but which one is right for you and your trips around the Dover, Middletown, and Odessa area?

You don't have to answer right away. Instead, we'll help you by showing you what these sedans offer. In our vehicle comparison of the 2016 Subaru Impreza and the Toyota Corolla, we'll be looking at engine power and performance, entertainment and technology amenities, and safety features and ratings. Reading this article will show you the differences that you need to know to make the best decision possible. *For a full review of the 2016 Subaru Impreza, click here.

2016 Subaru Impreza vs. 2016 Toyota Corolla Engine Power & Performance

The Subaru Impreza is equipped with the uniquely designed 2.0-liter Subaru BOXER® engine. This flat-laying engine features horizontally opposed valves that help to power the Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system. This engine can reach 152 horsepower with 145 lb-ft of torque.

The Toyota Corolla features a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine with front-wheel drive. This engine, although effective, can't compare to the Subaru Impreza with its ability to max out at 132 horsepower with 128 lb-ft of torque.

Entertainment & Technology Amenities

Both of these sedans are equipped with sophisticated infotainment systems. The Subaru Impreza features the STARLINK™ 6.5-inch high-resolution LCD touchscreen. The Toyota Corolla features the Entune™ 6.1-inch touchscreen. Each vehicle features an AM/FM radio and a CD player. The Impreza also has Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™, and Pandora® and Aha™ app integration.

Each vehicle features Bluetooth® technology. This system is used to keep in touch with family and friends from the road. You can even use the Bluetooth® system to stream audio entertainment from your smartphone's library or apps.

Safety Features & Ratings

The Subaru Impreza and the Toyota Corolla are both equipped with traction and stability control systems that help to keep your vehicle on track by activating during instances of wheel slip. They'll provide brake pressure to the affected wheels while reducing the engine speed to help your vehicle regain traction. Each of these vehicles is outfitted with advanced airbag systems. These airbags include front, side, side curtain, and driver's knee airbags.

Although both of these vehicles similar safety features, one of the best ways to determine their effectiveness is by checking out their safety ratings. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the Subaru Impreza earned the 2016 Top Safety Pick+ due to its good ratings and its superior front crash prevention. The Toyota Corolla, on the other hand, didn't get this award because it received a marginal grade in its small overlap front crash test.

Schedule Your Test Drive

By reading this vehicle comparison, you learned a great deal about the 2016 Subaru Impreza and the 2016 Toyota Corolla. You learned that the Subaru Impreza has an advantage over the Toyota Corolla. Overall, you learned that the 2016 Subaru Impreza offers you a lot more.

Learn more about the 2016 Subaru Impreza by scheduling your test drive with us at Winner Subaru-your go-to dealership in the Dover, Middletown, and Odessa area.




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