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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual DE FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD DE 25 34 $15,319 $15,995
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD ES 25 34 $16,373 $17,095
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD ES 26 34 $17,235 $17,995
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD GT 22 31 $19,150 $19,995
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD GT 23 30 $20,108 $20,995
4-Door Sedan CVT AWD SE 23 30 $19,439 $20,295
4-Door Sedan TC-SST AWD Ralliart 18 25 $26,908 $28,095
4-Door Manual 2.0i
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 2.0i 25 34 $17,104 $17,895
4-Door Automatic 2.0i 27 36 $18,021 $18,895
4-Door Manual 2.0i Premium 25 34 $18,815 $19,795
4-Door Automatic 2.0i Premium 27 36 $19,315 $20,295
4-Door Automatic 2.0i Limited 27 36 $20,888 $21,995
5-Door Manual 2.0i 25 33 $17,569 $18,395
5-Door Automatic 2.0i 27 36 $18,486 $19,395
5-Door Manual 2.0i Premium 25 33 $19,280 $20,295
5-Door Automatic 2.0i Premium 27 36 $19,780 $20,795
5-Door Automatic 2.0i Limited 27 36 $21,352 $22,495
5-Door Manual 2.0i Sport Premium 25 33 $19,768 $20,795
5-Door Automatic 2.0i Sport Premium 27 36 $20,685 $21,795
5-Door Automatic 2.0i Sport Limited 27 36 $21,792 $22,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,319
$17,104
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,995
$17,895
Monthly Payment Estimate
$267 / month
$298 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer models looks sharp and handles well--and the Ralliart and Evo provide all-wheel-drive performance thrills--but there are enough flaws to limit their appeal. The 2013 Impreza retains the Subaru hallmarks of standard all-wheel drive, practicality, and durability, while packing in more features for the money—and it looks good doing it.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.900 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.300 54.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.300 43.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 53.300 52.2
Second Leg Room (in) 36.100 35.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.600 39.8
Second Hip Room (in) 54.100 53.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.700 55.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.000 96.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.500 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 180.000 180.3
Height, Overall (in) 58.700 57.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.200 59.6
Wheelbase (in) 103.700 104.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 27.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.400 68.5
Track Width, Front (in) 60.200 59.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.300 12.0
Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 8.000 x - TBD - 10.8 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) 10.900 x - TBD - 10.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.600 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.900 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.800 34.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.090 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - N/A
Tires
Front Tire Size P205/60R16 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size Compact T135/80D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/60R16 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2866 2911
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 148 @ 6000 148 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas Flat 4
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 145 @ 4250 145 @ 4200
Engine Order Code 4B11 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 28 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 34
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.330 1.296
Trans Type 5 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.760 0.738
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.580 3.333
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.910 1.888
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.940 4.111
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.970 0.972
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.830 3.454
Summary
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Lancer Subaru Impreza Sedan
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.790 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7 - TBD -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.6 6.5
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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