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4-Door Sedan S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan S 25 35 $15,724 $16,640
4-Door Sedan SE 25 35 $16,131 $17,270
4-Door Sedan SES 25 35 $17,587 $18,870
4-Door Sedan SEL 25 34 $18,315 $19,670
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4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5i 19 27 $18,926 $19,995
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i 23 31 $19,844 $20,995
4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5i Prem 19 27 $19,876 $20,995
4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5i Prem AWP 19 27 $19,876 $20,995
4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5i Prem AWP/Pwr Moon 19 27 $19,876 $20,995
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i 23 31 $20,153 $21,295
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Prem 23 31 $20,794 $21,995
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Prem AWP 23 31 $20,794 $21,995
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Prem AWP/HK Audio 23 31 $20,794 $21,995
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Prem AWP/HK/Pwr Moon 23 31 $20,794 $21,995
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Prem AWP/Pwr Moon 23 31 $20,794 $21,995
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i Prem 23 31 $21,103 $22,295
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i Prem AWP 23 31 $21,103 $22,295
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i Prem AWP/HK Audio 23 31 $21,103 $22,295
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i Prem AWP/HK/Pwr Moon 23 31 $21,103 $22,295
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i Prem AWP/Pwr Moon 23 31 $21,103 $22,295
4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R 18 25 $23,440 $24,995
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Ltd 23 31 $23,791 $25,295
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Ltd Pwr Moon 23 31 $23,791 $25,295
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Ltd Pwr Moon/Navigation 23 31 $23,791 $25,295
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i Ltd 23 31 $24,100 $25,595
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i Ltd Pwr Moon 23 31 $24,100 $25,595
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i Ltd Pwr Moon/Navigation 23 31 $24,100 $25,595
4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R Prem 18 25 $24,474 $25,995
4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R Prem HK Audio/Pwr Moon 18 25 $24,474 $25,995
4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R Prem Pwr Moon 18 25 $24,474 $25,995
4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R Ltd 18 25 $26,546 $28,295
4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R Ltd Pwr Moon 18 25 $26,546 $28,295
4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R Ltd Pwr Moon/Navigation 18 25 $26,546 $28,295
4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5GT Ltd 18 25 $29,259 $31,395
4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5GT Ltd Navigation 18 25 $29,259 $31,395
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,724
$18,926
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,640
$19,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$277 / month
$333 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Subaru Legacy is one of the best-handling mid-size sedans, and the only mainstream one to offer standard all-wheel drive.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
35 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
50.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.4 56.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.4 103.0
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 37.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 56.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 43.0
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
50.4 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 37.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 40.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
58.6 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.9
Length, Overall (in)
175.0 186.4
Height, Overall (in)
58.6 59.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.1 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
102.9 108.3
Liftover Height (in)
29.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.8 71.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.8 14.7
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x - TBD - 11.6 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.5 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 38.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.8 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.2 36.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Size
P195/60TR15 P205/60R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/60TR15 P205/60R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2672 3270
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 6.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 110
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
136 @ 4250 170 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
99N NA
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 6000 170 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas Flat 4
Fuel System
SMPI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.70
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.67 3.45
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.30
Trans Type
5 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.72 3.64
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 1.95
Trans Order Code
- TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.56 4.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Focus Subaru Legacy
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.83 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
SLA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 - TBD -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 8.5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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