Subaru Impreza vs Honda Civic - specifications

 Subaru Impreza WRXHonda Civic Type R GT
On the road price/total as tested"£19,995/£20,355""£18,627/£20,027"
"Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)"N/A/40.6 per cent"£10,524/56.4 per cent"
Running costs/contract hire87ppm/£50559ppm/£338
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£1,510/£2,799£1,229/£2,235
"Annual fuel cost (12,000 miles)""£2,243""£1,991"
Insurance group/quote n/a17/£526
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£415/£284/£520£150/£180/£175
Length/wheelbase "4,415/2,620mm""4,276/2,635mm"
Height/width"1,475/1,740mm""1,445/1,785mm"
Engine"4cyl boxer/2,457cc turbo"4cyl in-line/1,998cc
Peak power"227/5,200 bhp/rpm""198/7,800 bhp/rpm"
Peak torque"320/2,800 Nm/rpm""193/5,600 Nm/rpm"
Transmission"5-spd, man/4wd""6-spd, man/fwd"
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel 60 litres/space-saver50 litres/foam sealant
Boot capacity (seats up/down)301/1,216 litres485/1,352 litres
Kerbweight/payload1,395/525kg1,267/433kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.6 metres/0.34Cd11.8 metres/N/A
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60,000)/3yrs Subaru"3yrs (90,000)/3yrs AA"
Service intervals/UK dealers "12,000 miles/84""12,500 miles/205"
0-60/30-70mph6.5/6.1 secs7.0/6.1 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 3.2/4.4 secs3.7/5.0 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 6.1 secs/N/A7.2/9.1 secs
Top speed 130mph146mph
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 50.5/37.9/9.5 metres50.4/36.6/8.9 metres
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph60/39/60/67dB60/43/63/71dB
Auto Express economy/range23.0mpg/303 miles26.5mpg/291 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 19.8/34.4/27.2mpg22.2/40.4/31.0mpg
CO2 emissions/tax bracket246g/km/35 per cent215g/km/30 per cent
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsSix/yes/£165 Eight/yes/£425
Air-con/leather/electric seatsYes/no/noYes/no/no
Alloy wheels/met paint/xenon lightsYes/£360/yesYes/£375/no
Auto gearbox/stability/cruise controlNo/yes/yesNo/yes/yes
Elec sunroof/power fold mirrorsNo/yesNo/yes
Multifunc steering/adjust reach/rakeYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Sat-nav/CD changer/MP3/Bluetooth£499/no/yes/no£1,400/£475/£225/£1,400

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