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2007 Subaru Legacy vs. 2007 Subaru Impreza

To start off, both 2007 Subaru Legacy and 2007 Subaru Impreza were released in the same year (2007). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 2,455 cc (4 cylinders), 2007 Subaru Impreza is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Subaru Impreza (316 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 74 more horse power than 2007 Subaru Legacy. (242 HP @ 6400 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Subaru Impreza should accelerate faster than 2007 Subaru Legacy. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Subaru Legacy weights approximately 515 kg more than 2007 Subaru Impreza.

Both vehicles are four wheel drive (4WD) - it offers better handling, traction, and control in all driving conditions compared with front wheel drive or rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2007 Subaru Impreza (450 Nm @ 3700 RPM) has 140 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Subaru Legacy. (310 Nm @ 2400 RPM). This means 2007 Subaru Impreza will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Subaru Legacy. 2007 Subaru Legacy has automatic transmission and 2007 Subaru Impreza has manual transmission. 2007 Subaru Impreza will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2007 Subaru Legacy will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Subaru Legacy 2007 Subaru Impreza
Make Subaru Subaru
Model Legacy Impreza
Year Released 2007 2007
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1994 cc 2455 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type boxer boxer
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 242 HP 316 HP
Engine RPM 6400 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 310 Nm 450 Nm
Torque RPM 2400 RPM 3700 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 8.2:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 237 km/hour 255 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 7.1 seconds 5.4 seconds
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2010 kg 1495 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4470 mm
Vehicle Width 1740 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2680 mm 2550 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.2 L/100km 11.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 64 L 60 L


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