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2010 Subaru Impreza 2010 Mazda MAZDA3 2010 Toyota Matrix
     
2.5i 4-Door Automatic
  • 2.5i 4-Door Manual
  • 2.5i 4-Door Automatic
  • 2.5i Premium 4-Door Manual
  • 2.5i Premium 4-Door Manual with Special Edition Package
  • 2.5i Premium 4-Door Automatic 4
  • 2.5i Premium 5-Door Manual with Special Edition Package
  • 2.5i Premium 4-Door Automatic 4 with Special Edition Package
  • 2.5i Premium 5-Door Automatic with Special Edition Package
  • 2.5i Premium 4-Door Automatic 4 with Navigation and Power Moonroof
  • 2.5i Premium 5-Door Automatic with Navigation and Power Moonroof
  • 2.5 4-Door Automatic GT
4dr Sdn Man i SV
  • 4dr Sdn Man i SV
  • 4dr Sdn Man i Sport
  • 4dr Sdn Auto i Sport
  • 4dr Sdn Man i Touring
  • 4dr Sdn Auto i Touring
  • 4dr Sdn Man s Sport
  • 5dr HB Man s Sport
  • 4dr Sdn Auto s Sport
  • 5dr HB Auto s Sport
  • 4dr Sdn Man s Grand Touring
  • 5dr HB Man s Grand Touring
  • 4dr Sdn Auto s Grand Touring
  • 5dr HB Auto s Grand Touring
5dr Wgn Man FWD (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Man FWD (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Man FWD (GS)
  • 5dr Wgn Man FWD (SE)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto FWD (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto FWD (GS)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto FWD (SE)
  • 5dr Wgn Man S FWD (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Man S FWD (GS)
  • 5dr Wgn Man S FWD (SE)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto S FWD (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto S FWD (GS)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto S FWD (SE)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto S AWD (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto S AWD (GS)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto S AWD (SE)
  • 5dr Wgn Man XRS FWD (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Man XRS FWD (GS)
  • 5dr Wgn Man XRS FWD (SE)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto XRS FWD (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto XRS FWD (GS)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto XRS FWD (SE)

Prices

MSRP $18,495 $15,345 $16,700
Invoice $17,651 $14,387 $15,615
Avg. Paid $12,218 $9,281 $10,828

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.5 8.4 7.4
Critics' Rating 8.3 9.4 6.9
Performance 8.0 8.7 7.0
Interior 7.2 8.5 7.8
Operating Cost 7.9 8.1 8.2
Safety 9.3 9.3 9.3
Reliability 2.0 3.0 3.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Good handling and engine power
  • Many standard safety features and high safety scores
  • Outstanding performance
  • Quality interior
  • Good safety scores
  • Good reliability rating
  • Excellent safety scores
  • Available all-wheel drive
  • Comfortable second-row seats
Cons
  • Poor gas mileage for the class
  • Below-average reliability score
  • Below-average reliability rating
  • Divisive smiling front grille
  • Cramped second-row seats
  • Worse gas mileage than competitors

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Manual Manual
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas Flat 4-Cyl 2.5L/150 Gas I4 2.0L/122 Gas I4 1.8L/110
MPG 20 City / 26 Hwy 25 City / 33 Hwy 26 City / 32 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan 5 Door Wagon

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 103.1 103.9 102.4
Length, Overall (in) 180.3 180.7 171.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.5 69.1 69.5
Height, Overall (in) 58.1 57.9 61.0

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Optional

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Optional Optional Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3120 2868 2865

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Optional
Wheel Locks Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Optional
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional Optional Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Standard
Luggage Rack Optional Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Standard Optional
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional Optional
Heated Mirrors Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 87.6 94.1 114
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 38.9 40.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.9 42.0 41.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.7 54.9 53.3
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 53.7 52.3
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 37.5 39.3
Second Leg Room (in) 33.0 36.2 36.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.9 54.0 52.6
Second Hip Room (in) 51.9 52.2 43.7
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 61.5
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 11.0 11.8

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional Optional
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Optional Optional Optional
Premium Sound System Optional

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas I4 Gas I4
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.0L/122 1.8L/110
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 170 @ 6000 148 @ 6500 132 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 170 @ 4400 135 @ 4500 128 @ 4400
Transmission Automatic Manual w/OD Manual
Turning diameter 35.4 17.1 36.0

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 25 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 33 32
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 14.5 13.2

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Double wishbone Multi-link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arm w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Upper A-Arm w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard
4-Speed Automatic Standard
Manual Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard Standard