2008 Subaru Impreza vs. 2000 Subaru Impreza

To start off, 2008 Subaru Impreza is newer by 8 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 Subaru Impreza. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Subaru Impreza would be higher. At 2,501 cc (4 cylinders), 2008 Subaru Impreza is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2000 Subaru Impreza (280 HP) has 109 more horse power than 2008 Subaru Impreza. (171 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2000 Subaru Impreza should accelerate faster than 2008 Subaru Impreza. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 Subaru Impreza weights approximately 142 kg more than 2008 Subaru Impreza. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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, 2000 Subaru Impreza (353 Nm) has 122 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Subaru Impreza. (231 Nm). This means 2000 Subaru Impreza will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Subaru Impreza.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Subaru Impreza 2000 Subaru Impreza
Make Subaru Subaru
Model Impreza Impreza
Year Released 2008 2000
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2501 cc 1992 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type boxer boxer
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 171 HP 280 HP
Torque 231 Nm 353 Nm
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1608 kg 1750 kg
Vehicle Length 4590 mm 4350 mm
Vehicle Width 1750 mm 1680 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 1400 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 2520 mm


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