Subaru Impreza 2005 vs Subaru Forester 2002

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Subaru Impreza
2005 - 2007
Subaru Forester
2002 - 2005
Body: Estate car / wagonCrossover / SUV
Crossovers and SUVs have better off-road capabilities (higher ground clearance, can have 4x4 drive), they are preferable for driving on unpaved roads and rural areas. Also, the driver's seating position is higher in a crossover or SUVs, which provides better visibility also in city. This usually comes at the cost of higher fuel consumption, increased weight and higher maintenance costs.
Gearbox: Manual/AutomaticManual/Automatic
Engines: 1.5 - 2.52.0 - 2.5


Power: 105 - 230 HP125 - 230 HP
Torque: 142 - 320 NM184 - 320 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 6.1 - 15.9 seconds6.3 - 13.4 seconds
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Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 7.9 - 10.38.5 - 11.0
Subaru Impreza petrol engines consumes on average 0.6 litres less fuel per 100 km than Subaru Forester.
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Length: 4.46 m4.45 m
Width: 1.70 m1.74 m
Height: 1.48 m1.58 m
Subaru Impreza is 1 cm longer than the Subaru Forester, 4 cm narrower, while the height of Subaru Impreza is 10 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 356 litres406 litres
Subaru Forester has more luggage space.
Despite its longer length, Subaru Impreza has 50 litres less trunk space than the Subaru Forester. This could mean that the Subaru Impreza uses more space in the cabin, so the driver and passengers could be more spacious and comfortable.
Turning diameter: 11 meters10.6 meters
The turning circle of the Subaru Impreza is 0.4 metres more than that of the Subaru Forester, which means Subaru Impreza can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): ~ 1`340~ 1`844
Safety: no datano data
Quality: no data
Average price (€): 30002600
Pros and Cons: Subaru Impreza has
  • lower fuel consumption
Subaru Forester has
  • roomier boot
  • lower price
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