Compare the Corolla in Haverhill, MA

Compare the Toyota Corolla to the Subaru Impreza & Honda Civic | Merrimack Valley Area Compact Sedan Comparison

At Jaffarian Toyota, we love each and every one of the new Toyota cars on our showroom floor in Haverhill, MA. That said, of all the Toyota cars we sell, the Toyota Corolla is easily one of the most popular. This compact car has been a force of innovation in the auto market since 1966. And with fresh updates coming with nearly each successive model year, the Toyota Corolla shows no signs of falling out of favor with Massachusetts drivers any time soon.

However, if you're interested in the new Toyota Corolla here at Jaffarian Toyota, you're likely looking at some of its competitors as well, like the Honda Civic and Subaru Impreza. Fortunately, so are we! As one of the premier Toyota dealers here in the Merrimack Valley, we've served drivers from Salem, NH to Methuen, MA and all points in between. As such, we make it a point to keep an eye on the competition. So, if you'd like to see if the Toyota Corolla is truly the right compact car for you, feel free to explore this page, where we pit it against some of its closest segment rivals.

Toyota Corolla vs. Subaru Impreza in Haverhill, MA

Both the Toyota Corolla and the Subaru Impreza are popular models in the competitive compact car segment, but take a closer look and it's easy to see why the Toyota Corolla is just a bit more appealing to drivers around the greater Merrimack Valley area. In terms of efficiency and cargo space, the Toyota Corolla easily bests the Subaru Impreza, making it a great fit for folks who spend a lot of time on the road near Andover and Lawrence.

However, what truly makes the Toyota Corolla stand head and shoulders above the Subaru Impreza is the suite of standard safety features it offers. Both of these cars have earned the coveted IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award, but while the safety features that made that possible come standard on the Toyota Corolla, comparable safety features are only available as options on the Subaru Impreza. Read on to learn a bit more about how the Toyota Corolla outmatches the Subaru Impreza.

  • The Toyota Corolla achieves better city and highway fuel economy at base than the Subaru Impreza, ranging as high as 28 mpg city / 36 mpg highway.
  • Another advantage offered by the Toyota Corolla is more trunk space than the Subaru Impreza; the Corolla offers up to 13 cubic-feet. That means more room to fit groceries, shopping bags, or whatever else you may need to bring from Salem to Lawrence and back.
  • The Toyota Corolla features standard Toyota Safety Sense P, which includes a Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, Automatic High Beams, and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control. Comparable features are markedly more expensive on the Subaru Impreza.

Toyota Corolla vs. Honda Civic in Haverhill, MA

If you're in the market for an economical commuter car for your trips into Lawrence or Andover, you'll find the Toyota Corolla markedly more accessible than the Honda Civic. In addition to its competitive price point, the Toyota Corolla features a roomier cabin than the Honda Civic. Add to that a whole host of convenient features like its intuitive Entune infotainment system, and it's easy to see why the Toyota Corolla wins out over the Honda Civic with Haverhill and Methuen drivers year after year. And if you need further proof of just how compelling the Toyota Corolla really is, feel free to read on.



  • At Jaffarian, we understand that budget can be a deciding factor for many Massachusetts drivers. The Toyota Corolla has a lower base MSRP than the Honda Civic, clocking in at $18,550.
  • The Toyota Corolla has more head and leg room in both the front and rear seats than the Honda Civic, so you and your passengers can have more space to be comfortable and enjoy the drive.
  • The Entune infotainment system on the new Toyota Corolla features a larger touchscreen than the comparable system on the Honda Civic.
  • The Toyota Corolla earned the IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Award, while the Honda Civic only earned the IIHS Top Safety Pick Award.

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