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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan i Manual I4
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual I4 i 24 32 $17,523 $18,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic I4 i 22 28 $17,523 $18,995
4-Door Sedan Manual V6 s 19 26 $20,127 $21,825
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 s 19 26 $20,127 $21,825
5-Door HB Manual I4 i 24 32 $19,455 $21,095
5-Door HB Automatic I4 i 22 28 $19,455 $21,095
5-Door HB Manual V6 s 19 26 $21,387 $23,195
5-Door HB Automatic V6 s 19 26 $21,387 $23,195
5-Door Sport Wagon Manual V6 s 19 26 $20,770 $22,525
5-Door Sport Wagon Automatic V6 s 19 26 $20,770 $22,525
2.5 RS Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2.5 Manual RS 21 28 $17,962 $19,520
2.5 Automatic RS 22 28 $18,687 $20,320
2.0 Manual WRX 20 27 $22,586 $24,620
2.0 Automatic WRX 19 26 $23,493 $25,620
2.0 Manual WRX w/Premium Pkg 20 27 $23,948 $26,120
2.0 Automatic WRX w/Premium Pkg 19 26 $24,855 $27,120
2.5 WRX STi w/Gold Wheels 18 24 $28,695 $31,120
2.5 WRX STi w/Silver Wheels 18 24 $28,695 $31,120
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,523
$17,962
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,995
$19,520
Monthly Payment Estimate
$317 / month
$325 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.1 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 52.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.9
Front Hip Room (in) 54.7 53.3
Second Leg Room (in) 36.5 33.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.3 87.6
Second Hip Room (in) 54.1 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 52.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 186.8 173.4
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 58.3
Wheelbase (in) 105.3 99.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 26.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 68.1
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6 58.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.2 11.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x 0.4 10.3 x 0.39
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 1.0 10.7 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Channel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 15.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 16.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.7 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.5 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 38.4
Tires
Front Tire Size P205/60HR16 P205/55VR16
Spare Tire Size T115/70R15 T135/70D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/60HR16 P205/55VR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3045 2965
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 356
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 155 @ 4000 166 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.3L/138 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 6000 165 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 21
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84 2.06
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11 4.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.91 1.09
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.45
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.33
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mazda Mazda6 Subaru Impreza Sedan (Natl)
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear Independent E-Type MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/multi-links w/Parallel Links
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/double wishbone w/Lower L-Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
 
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