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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
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.6 84.4
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
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
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 67.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 25.7 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 11.1
Brakes
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
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.0 13.2
Steering
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
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.11 3.2
Tires
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
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15 195/60R15
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
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
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
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
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
Displacement 2.2L/132 2.2L/136
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 30
Transmission
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
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.185 1.37
Trans Type 5 5
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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