Compare 2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser Classic vs 2010 Subaru Impreza

2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser Classic
2010 Subaru Impreza
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4-Door Wagon
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon 19 24 $17,801 $18,275
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4-Door Manual i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual i 20 27 $16,734 $17,495
5-Door Manual i 20 27 $17,198 $17,995
4-Door Automatic i 20 26 $17,651 $18,495
4-Door Manual i Premium 20 27 $17,659 $18,495
4-Door Manual i Premium Special Edition 20 27 $18,113 $18,995
5-Door Automatic i 20 26 $18,115 $18,995
5-Door Manual i Premium 20 27 $18,123 $18,995
4-Door Automatic i Premium 20 26 $18,576 $19,495
5-Door Manual i Premium Special Edition 20 27 $18,577 $19,495
4-Door Automatic i Premium Special Edition 20 26 $19,030 $19,995
5-Door Automatic i Premium 20 26 $19,040 $19,995
5-Door Manual Outback Sport 20 27 $19,028 $19,995
5-Door Automatic i Premium Special Edition 20 26 $19,494 $20,495
5-Door Automatic Outback Sport 20 26 $19,945 $20,995
4-Door Automatic i Premium Navigation/Pwr Moon 20 26 $21,182 $22,495
5-Door Automatic i Premium Navigation/Pwr Moon 20 26 $21,646 $22,995
4-Door Automatic GT 19 24 $25,510 $26,995
5-Door Automatic GT 19 24 $25,978 $27,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,801
$16,734
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,275
$17,495
Monthly Payment Estimate
$305 / month
$292 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
With its standard all-wheel-drive system, the 2010 Subaru Impreza automatically has a leg up over many of its rivals in the small car segment. Throw in its strong performance and safety credentials and the Subaru is hard to beat.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 52.9
Front Leg Room (in)
40.6 42.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
50.1 53.3
Second Leg Room (in)
40.9 33.0
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 38.6
Second Hip Room (in)
46.7 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.8 52.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.9 87.6
Second Head Room (in)
39.5 36.7
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
63.0 58.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 27.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.2 58.1
Wheelbase (in)
103.0 103.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.1 68.5
Track Width, Front (in)
58.3 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 6.3
Length, Overall (in)
168.9 180.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
21.6 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
62.7 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 11.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.62 x 0.35 10.3 x 0.39
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 x 0.9 10.8 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Channel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.0 16.9
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.1 16.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.2 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact T125/70D17
Front Tire Order Code
TP1 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
TBC NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/55R16 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code
TP1 NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55R16 P205/55R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3222 3053
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 17 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.4 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
510 356
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
150 @ 5100 170 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Fuel System
SMPI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
165 @ 4000 170 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
EDZ NA
Displacement
2.4L/148 2.5L/150
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 27
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.21 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 2.06
Trans Order Code
DFF NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.91 3.90
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 1.09
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 3.45
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.45
Trans Type
4 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.78
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
Small Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Chrysler PT Cruiser Classic Subaru Impreza Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Upper A-Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
Macpherson Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Lower L-Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Twist beam Double wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 8.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 6

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