Compare 2013 Lexus IS 250 vs 2013 Subaru Impreza WRX - STI

2013 Lexus IS 250
2013 Subaru Impreza WRX - STI
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250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic RWD 21 30 $32,611 $35,065
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic AWD 21 27 $34,898 $37,525
350 4-Door Sedan RWD 19 27 $37,496 $40,320
350 4-Door Sedan AWD 19 26 $39,787 $42,780
250C 2-Door Convertible Automatic 21 30 $39,627 $42,610
350C 2-Door Convertible 19 27 $43,609 $46,890
F 4-Door Sedan 16 23 $57,430 $61,750
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4-Door Manual WRX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual WRX 17 25 $24,356 $25,795
5-Door Manual WRX 19 25 $24,359 $25,795
4-Door Manual WRX Premium 17 25 $26,663 $28,295
5-Door Manual WRX Premium 19 25 $26,666 $28,295
4-Door Manual WRX Limited 17 25 $27,586 $29,295
5-Door Manual WRX Limited 19 25 $27,589 $29,295
4-Door Manual WRX STI 17 23 $32,448 $34,295
5-Door Manual WRX STI 17 23 $34,308 $36,295
4-Door Manual WRX STI Limited 17 23 $35,564 $37,645
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,611
$24,356
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,065
$25,795
Monthly Payment Estimate
$584 / month
$430 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
53.7 53.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 54.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
85.7 94.6
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.7 53.2
Front Leg Room (in)
43.9 43.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.1 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
30.6 33.5
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 40.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 6.1
Length, Overall (in)
180.3 180.3
Height, Overall (in)
56.1 58.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
107.5 103.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 27.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 70.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.0 11.3
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Channel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.45 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)
11.65 x - TBD - 11.6 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.1 16.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.4 15.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.5 36.1
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.91 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A N/A
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/45VR17 P235/45R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact T135/70D17
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR17 P235/45R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3435 3208
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
185 @ 4800 244 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5L/152 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
204 @ 6400 265 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Turbocharged Gas Flat 4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 19
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.404 1.296
Trans Type
6 5
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.713 0.738
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.168 3.333
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.060 1.882
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.909 3.900
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 0.972
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.582 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.538 3.166
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lexus IS 250 Subaru Impreza Sedan WRX
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - N/A
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 4
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 8.9
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
--
Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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