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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 28 37 $12,240 $13,120
4-Door Wagon LS 28 37 $13,336 $14,325
4-Door Sedan GS 28 37 $10,837 $11,580
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 22 29 $14,604 $15,895
4-Door Sedan Automatic AWD w/BL Equip L 23 29 $15,329 $16,695
5-Door Wagon L Manual w/BL Equip L 22 29 $14,967 $16,295
5-Door Wagon L Automatic w/BL Equip L 23 29 $15,692 $17,095
5-Door Wagon Manual w/EL Outback Sport 22 29 $16,501 $17,995
5-Door Wagon Automatic w/EL Outback Sport 23 29 $17,226 $18,795
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,837
$14,604
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,580
$15,895
Monthly Payment Estimate
$193 / month
$265 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 50.2 51.0
Second Leg Room (in) 34.0 32.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.2 84.4
Second Hip Room (in) 49.4 53.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.6 53.0
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1 53.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 43.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.5 57.1
Wheelbase (in) 98.4 99.2
Liftover Height (in) 26.4 26.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.0 67.1
Track Width, Front (in) 56.5 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 174.7 172.2
Height, Overall (in) 53.3 55.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.8 11.1
Brakes
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.48 9.0 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.87 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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.7 13.2
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 36.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 16.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 31.5 33.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14 195/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code T71 NA
Front Tire Size P185/65R14 195/60R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T135/70D16
Front Tire Order Code T71 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2469 2735
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4.0 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.85 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 356
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 75
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 3750 149 @ 3600
Engine Order Code 99P NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.2L/135
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 110 @ 5000 142 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas Flat 4 Cyl
Fuel System SEFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.55
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 0.78
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.83 2.11
Trans Order Code 445 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.85 4.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.91 1.08
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercury Tracer Subaru Impreza Sedan
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 30
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Lower L-Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear Quadralink MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Parallel Links
 
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