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4-Door Wagon Manual GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Manual GLS 23 31 $15,539 $15,995
4-Door Wagon Automatic GLS 23 30 $16,685 $17,195
4-Door Wagon Manual SE 23 31 $18,687 $19,495
4-Door Wagon Automatic SE 23 30 $19,443 $20,295
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4-Door Manual 2.5i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 2.5i 20 27 $16,734 $17,495
5-Door Manual 2.5i 20 27 $17,198 $17,995
4-Door Automatic 2.5i 20 26 $17,651 $18,495
4-Door Manual 2.5i Premium 20 27 $17,659 $18,495
4-Door Manual w/Pwr Moonroof Value Pkg 2.5i Premium 20 27 $17,659 $18,495
4-Door Manual w/Pwr MR Pkg & TomTom Nav 2.5i Premium 20 27 $17,659 $18,495
5-Door Automatic 2.5i 20 26 $18,115 $18,995
5-Door Manual 2.5i Premium 20 27 $18,123 $18,995
5-Door Manual w/Pwr Moonroof Value Pkg 2.5i Premium 20 27 $18,123 $18,995
5-Door Manual w/Pwr MR Pkg & TomTom Nav 2.5i Premium 20 27 $18,123 $18,995
4-Door Automatic 2.5i Premium 20 26 $18,576 $19,495
4-Door Automatic w/Pwr Moonroof Value Pkg 2.5i Premium 20 26 $18,576 $19,495
4-Door Automatic w/Pwr MR Pkg & TomTom Nav 2.5i Premium 20 26 $18,576 $19,495
5-Door Automatic 2.5i Premium 20 26 $19,040 $19,995
5-Door Automatic w/Pwr Moonroof Value Pkg 2.5i Premium 20 26 $19,040 $19,995
5-Door Automatic w/Pwr MR Pkg & TomTom Nav 2.5i Premium 20 26 $19,040 $19,995
5-Door Manual Outback Sport 20 27 $19,028 $19,995
5-Door Manual w/Pwr Moonroof & TomTom Nav Outback Sport 20 27 $19,028 $19,995
5-Door Automatic Outback Sport 20 26 $19,945 $20,995
5-Door Automatic w/Pwr Moonroof & TomTom Nav Outback Sport 20 26 $19,945 $20,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,539
$16,734
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,995
$17,495
Monthly Payment Estimate
$267 / month
$292 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
Standard all-wheel drive and strong performance and safety credentials give the 2011 Subaru Impreza and Outback Sport some meaningful advantages over most other small cars, though poor fuel economy stands as a blemish.
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TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
52.6 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.4 54.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.2 94.6
Second Head Room (in)
39.4 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 53.2
Front Leg Room (in)
43.5 43.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
53.9 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.4 33.5
Front Head Room (in)
40.0 40.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
- TBD - 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.9 6.1
Length, Overall (in)
176.6 180.3
Height, Overall (in)
59.8 58.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 58.9
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 103.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.5 68.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
24.3 11.3
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 x - TBD - 11.3 x - TBD -
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)
11.8 x - TBD - 10.9 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14 16.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.8 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.2 34.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 36.7
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 P205/55R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2937 3075
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 5.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 5.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
3.2 7.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 90
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
136 @ 4600 170 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
138 @ 6000 170 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas Flat 4
Fuel System
MPI - TBD -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 22
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.26 1.45
Trans Type
5 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 2.06
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.19 3.90
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.98 1.09
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.45
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Elantra Touring Subaru Impreza Sedan
Body Style
4 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.67 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 (2010) - TBD -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.2 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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