When we compare the Subaru Impreza's and the Nissan 350Z's specifications and ratings, the Subaru Impreza has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency and interior volume. The Nissan 350Z has the advantage in the area of base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Subaru Impreza's and the Nissan 350Z's specifications and ratings, the Subaru Impreza is a better car than the Nissan 350Z.
Subaru Impreza vs. Nissan 350Z Pricing
A used 2009 Subaru Impreza ranges from $4,883 to $14,835 while a used 2009 Nissan 350Z is priced between $9,995 to $20,721.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Subaru Impreza’s base engine makes 170 horsepower, and the Nissan 350Z base engine makes 306 horsepower. The Impreza is rated to deliver an average of 22 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 456 miles. The 350Z is rated to deliver an average of 20 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 480 miles.This gives the Subaru Impreza the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Nissan 350Z the advantage in maximum range. Both models use gasoline.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Subaru Impreza has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, and cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Subaru Impreza has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.