Cupra Leon vs Subaru Impreza Comparison

    Cupra Leon

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    Subaru Impreza

    2024 Cupra
    Leon
    vs
    2024 Subaru
    Impreza
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the small category, between scores of 7.4 and 8.6.
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    8.3
    7.6
    0.0
    Based on the Cupra Leon VZx
    Based on the Subaru Impreza 2.0S (AWD)
    Best suitable for...
    City drivingCity driving
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    FunFun
    Fuel Efficiency
    40L - 50L
    72 to 340 km
    50L
    375 km
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $51,990 - $65,790
    $31,490 - $37,990
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    CarExpert's Take

    Jack Quick
    Assistant Production Editor
    Jack Quick drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Exhilarating, yet refined driving experience
    • Direct steering and fantastic steering wheel
    • Feels special inside and out
    Misses
    • Infotainment system interface isn't user-friendly
    • Sunroof blind a tad too transparent
    • Booming tyre and road noise
    Matt Campbell
    Senior Contributor
    Matt Campbell drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Only affordable AWD hatch available
    • Nice interior treatment
    • Relatively affordable
    Misses
    • Lacking backseat amenities
    • No real fun-factor
    • Engine/transmission combo feels sluggish

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • Metallic Paint Premium (+$490)
    • Power Sunroof (+$1,850)
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    Colours Available

    The 2023 Cupra Leon is available in the following exterior paint finishes, depending on the trim level.

    • Nevada White metallic
    • Magnetic Tech metallic
    • Midnight Black metallic
    • Asphalt Blue metallic
    • Urban Silver metallic
    • Desire Red premium metallic
    • Graphene Grey premium metallic
    • Petrol Blue matte
    • Magnetic Tech matte

    Premium metallic paint finishes comprise Desire Red and Graphene Grey, and are a $475 option across the range. Desire Red isn’t available on the VZx.

    Exclusive to the VZx is the option of matte paint ($2300), available in either Petrol Blue or Magnetic Tech.

    All 2024 Impreza variants are available in the following colours:

    • Oasis Blue
    • Pure Red
    • Crystal Black Silica
    • Sapphire Blue Pearl
    • Magnetite Grey Metallic
    • Ice Silver Metallic
    • Crystal White Pearl

    Only a black interior is available.

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJDIRECT FUEL INJ
    Size (cc)
    1395 - 19841995
    Size (L)
    2.0L, 1.4L2.0L
    Induction
    TURBO 4FLAT 4
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616
    Power
    110kW - 221kW115kW
    Power RPM
    5000 - 60006000
    Torque
    250Nm - 400Nm196Nm
    Torque RPM
    1500 - 20004000
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    9.3 - 1012.5

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