2017 Mazda 3 SP25 vs. 2017 Subaru Impreza 2.0i-L: Take Your Pick!

Feb 27, 2017 06:00 AM EST | Hannah Jill

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Here are two impressive cars, the Subaru Impreza 2.0i-L and  2017 Mazda 3 SP25. With its features and engine power, which one will stand out? Read on and check the latest news about these two cars.

When it comes to value the Subaru Impreza will impress you with its affordable starting price of $24,490. It is equipped with a 17-inch allow wheels and Apple CarPlay system. It has an infotainment screen and cloth-trimmed seats plus accented leather trim on its gear shift and steering wheel making it a real great deal.

The  2017 Mazda 3,  on the other hand, comes with a starting price of $25,690 boasting a 6-speed manual drive. It also comes with a 6-speed automatic but is priced at $27,690. Owning this will give you an 18-inch alloy wheels, auto wipers plus headlights, DAB+ digital radio and internet apps like Stitcher, Aha and Pandora all in one car.

Inside the  2017 Mazda 3 , drivers and passengers will find good space plus supportive and comfortable seats. Its infotainment system is easy to use however it uses a rotary dial according to Mazda's official AU website.There is also a clear screen that allows the driver to see the speed of the vehicle, navigation cues, and emergency warnings as well. This features recognition of the traffic sign like no entry signs, stop signs and speed limits.

According to Subaru website, this compact car has modern features including an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system that makes it easier to access the different menus. It supports the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Connectivity which gives this car an edge over the Mazda3. There is also a huge amount of leg room, folding seats, and improved climate control capabilities with distributed airflow.

Looking under the hood, the Mazda3 outclassed the Subaru Impreza with its large 2.5L engine which gives out 138kW and 250Nm but only consumes 6L per 100km. Its engines feature the Skyactiv technology that heightens the vehicle's performance and provides great fuel efficiency.

On the other hand, the Subaru Impreza only has an almost 2.0L engine with only 115kW and 196Nm. Unfortunately, it consumes about 6.6L per 100km of fuel. Well, say goodbye to fuel economy.

Overall, both the  2017 Mazda 3 vehicles exhibit both advantages and disadvantages. It will all depend on which of these 2 vehicles impresses prospective buyers the most.

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