Toyota vs Subaru: A Brand Comparison

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Subaru vs. Toyota

Here at Royal Subaru, we understand that Subaru Superiority covers not just one model, but every model in our fleet. But we also understand that we know our vehicles better than anyone. So, for those of you looking for the superior vehicle option for your lifestyle, we've gone ahead and compared our Subaru vehicles to each of their competing Toyota model in several areas like cost, performance and interior quality.


2018 Subaru Impreza2018 Toyota Corolla

The Subaru Impreza vs. The Toyota Corolla

  • When it comes to cost, the Subaru Impreza boasts the lower starting price and offers the better roadside assistance program compared to the Toyota Corolla.
  • In matters of performance, the Subaru Impreza packs a bigger base engine that packs more horsepower and more torque than the base engine provided by the Toyota Corolla.
  • Looking towards the interior, the Subaru Impreza offers more space for its five passengers than the Toyota Corolla.
  • The Subaru Impreza's interior is a further step-up from the Toyota Corolla thanks to its SUBARU STARLINK(™) infotainment system.
  • Regarding safety, the Subaru Impreza beats the Toyota Corolla by packing more airbags and a better overall rollover crash test safety rating.

2018 Subaru Legacy2018 Toyota Camry

The Subaru Legacy vs. The Toyota Camry

  • Once again, Subaru offers the better option cost-wise, as the Subaru Legacy boats a lower starting price than the Toyota Camry, as well as offer a better roadside assistance program.
  • The Subaru Legacy, in matters of performance, is the only one out of the two that comes standard with all-wheel drive on all model trims.
  • Regarding the interior, the Subaru model once again boasts a more spacious space for its five passengers than the Toyota option.
  • Technology-wise, the Subaru Legacy boasts a SUBARU STARLINK(™) infotainment system.
  • Despite the lower staring price, the Subaru Legacy matches the Toyota Camry in matters of safety. Both sedans earn a five-star overall crash test safety rating.

2018 Subaru Crosstrek2018 Toyota C-HR

The Subaru Crosstrek vs. The Toyota C-HR

  • When put side by side, it's clear the Subaru Crosstrek has a lower starting price than the Toyota C-HR while also offering a better roadside assistance program.
  • On the road, the Subaru Crosstrek pulls away from its competition thanks to the extra torque and horsepower it packs under the hood.
  • The Subaru Crosstrek's performance further outdoes the Toyota C-HR by being the only one of the two be available with a manual transmission, and to come standard with all-wheel drive on all model trim levels.
  • Like the Impreza and the Legacy, the Subaru Crosstrek offers more passenger space than its Toyota competition.
  • In matters of safety, the Subaru Crosstrek comes packed with more airbags than the Toyota C-HR.

2018 Subaru Forester2018 Toyota RAV4

The Subaru Forester vs. The Toyota RAV4

  • In matters of cost, the Subaru Forester has the lower starting price when compared to the Toyota RAV4, as well as offer the better roadside assistance program.
  • Under the hood, the Subaru Forester packs a 2.5-liter I4 engine that unleashes more basic horsepower and more torque than the Toyota RAV4.
  • Out of the two SUVs, the Subaru Forester is the only one that's available with a manual transmission, as well as the only one that comes standard with all-wheel drive on all model trim levels.
  • Regarding interior space, the Subaru Forester offers more for its five passengers than the Toyota RAV4.
  • Despite the lower starting price, the Subaru Forester matches the Toyota RAV4, both offering a five-star overall crash test safety rating.

2018 Subaru Outback2018 Toyota Highlander

The Subaru Outback vs. The Toyota Highlander

  • The Subaru Outback beats the Toyota Highlander, having a lower starting price and offering a better roadside assistance program.
  • The Subaru Outback creates longer and smoother adventure potential, delivering better basic fuel economy than the Toyota Highlander as well as have all-wheel-drive standard on all model trims.
  • The Subaru Outback seats only five passengers, while the Toyota Highlander fits seven, but the Subaru Outback offers more space for its passengers compared to the Toyota Highlander.
  • The Subaru Outback's interior also comes with a SUBARU STARLINK(™) Infotainment system.
  • In matters of safety, the Subaru Outback earned a better overall crash test safety rating than the Toyota Highlander.

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After learning about each Subaru vehicle's superiority on paper, you need to step behind the wheel and learn about each Subaru vehicle's superior driving experience for yourself. So, stop by our dealership for a test drive today. We proudly serve the drivers of Bloomington, as well as the drivers of Indianapolis, Columbus, IN, Greenwood, IN, and Martinsville, IN. If you have any questions regarding our current inventory of Subaru sedans and SUVs, please feel free to contact us either by email or over the phone for more information.

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