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Selected Style 5-Door Wagon LX Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon Manual LX 23 28 $16,868 $19,090
5-Door Wagon Automatic LX 21 26 $17,575 $19,890
5-Door Wagon Automatic VTEC EX 23 29 $19,908 $22,530
4-Door Sedan L Manual AWD w/BL Equip
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual AWD w/BL Equip L 23 30 $14,445 $15,895
5-Door Wagon Manual w/BL Equip L 23 30 $14,804 $16,295
4-Door Sedan Automatic AWD w/BL Equip L 23 30 $15,163 $16,695
5-Door Wagon Automatic w/BL Equip L 23 30 $15,522 $17,095
5-Door Wagon Manual w/ES Outback Sport 23 30 $16,321 $17,995
5-Door Wagon Automatic w/ES Outback Sport 23 30 $17,039 $18,795
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,868
$14,445
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,090
$15,895
Monthly Payment Estimate
$318 / month
$265 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Sub Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.1 32.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.6 84.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 39.2
Second Hip Room (in) 51.4 53.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 52.5
Second Head Room (in) 39.0 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.3 53.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) 52.6 51.0
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 67.1
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.3 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 188.4 172.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 55.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - NA
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.1 57.1
Wheelbase (in) 106.9 99.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 25.7 -
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) 63.3 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 11.1
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x 0.98 10.1 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.66 x 1.38 9.0 x 1.38
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.0 13.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.11 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 33.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15 195/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/60R15 195/60R15
Spare Tire Size Compact T135/70D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3053 2690-2770
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.3 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 356
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 75
Engine
Displacement 2.2L/132 2.2L/136
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 5300 137 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas Flat 4 Cyl
Fuel System PGM-FI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 139 @ 4200 145 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 30
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.185 1.37
Trans Type 5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.685 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.000 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.809 1.95
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.266 4.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.903 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.307 3.55
Summary
Vehicle Name Honda Accord Wgn Subaru Impreza Sedan
Body Style 4 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Lower L-Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Strut-Type
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Parallel Links
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut-Type
 
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