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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual DE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual DE 22 31 $14,090 $14,790
4-Door Sedan CVT DE 23 30 $14,948 $15,690
4-Door Sedan Manual ES 22 31 $16,186 $16,990
4-Door Sedan CVT ES 23 30 $17,044 $17,890
4-Door Sedan Manual GTS 20 28 $18,091 $18,990
4-Door Sedan CVT GTS 22 29 $19,044 $19,990
5-Door Sportback Manual GTS 20 27 $18,282 $19,190
5-Door Sportback CVT GTS 21 27 $19,234 $20,190
4-Door Sedan Evolution SE 17 22 $33,732 $35,790
4-Door Manual 2.5i
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual i 20 27 $16,734 $17,495
4-Door Automatic i 20 26 $17,651 $18,495
4-Door Manual i Premium 20 27 $17,659 $18,495
4-Door Automatic i Premium 20 26 $18,576 $19,495
4-Door Automatic GT 19 24 $25,510 $26,995
4-Door Manual i Premium Special Edition 20 27 $18,113 $18,995
4-Door Automatic i Premium Special Edition 20 26 $19,030 $19,995
4-Door Automatic i Premium Navigation/Pwr Moon 20 26 $21,182 $22,495
5-Door Manual i 20 27 $17,198 $17,995
5-Door Automatic i 20 26 $18,115 $18,995
5-Door Manual i Premium 20 27 $18,123 $18,995
5-Door Automatic i Premium 20 26 $19,040 $19,995
5-Door Manual Outback Sport 20 27 $19,028 $19,995
5-Door Automatic Outback Sport 20 26 $19,945 $20,995
5-Door Automatic GT 19 24 $25,978 $27,495
5-Door Manual i Premium Special Edition 20 27 $18,577 $19,495
5-Door Automatic i Premium Special Edition 20 26 $19,494 $20,495
5-Door Automatic i Premium Navigation/Pwr Moon 20 26 $21,646 $22,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,090
$16,734
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,790
$17,495
Monthly Payment Estimate
$247 / month
$292 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The Mitsubishi Lancer might be positioned and priced as an economy car, but with the right equipment, it can feel like a lot more. With its standard all-wheel-drive system, the 2010 Subaru Impreza automatically has a leg up over many of its rivals in the small car segment. Throw in its strong performance and safety credentials and the Subaru is hard to beat.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.1 33.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 38.6
Second Hip Room (in) 54.1 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 52.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.5 87.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 36.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.3 52.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 53.3
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 27.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.4 68.5
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 6.3
Length, Overall (in) 180.0 180.3
Height, Overall (in) 58.7 58.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 58.1
Wheelbase (in) 103.7 103.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.3 11.0
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD - 10.8 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Channel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x - TBD - 10.3 x 0.39
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.6 16.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.16 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.2 16.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.8 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/60R16 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/60R16 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size Compact T125/70D17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2911 3053
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 356
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 90
Engine
Fuel System MIVEC MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 146 @ 4250 170 @ 4400
Engine Order Code 4B11 NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 152 @ 6000 170 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 25 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.23 3.90
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 1.09
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.53 3.45
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.33 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.91 2.06
Trans Order Code NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Lancer Subaru Impreza Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Lower L-Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 NA
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Double wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Upper A-Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.5 8.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7 6
 
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