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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 1.8 ULEV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual ULEV 1.8 28 35 $12,335 $12,900
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual SULEV 1.8 28 35 $12,335 $12,900
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic ULEV 1.8 28 34 $13,100 $13,700
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic SULEV 1.8 28 34 $13,100 $13,700
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual ULEV 1.8 S 28 35 $13,858 $14,900
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual SULEV 1.8 S 28 35 $13,858 $14,900
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic ULEV 1.8 S 28 34 $14,602 $15,700
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic SULEV 1.8 S 28 34 $14,602 $15,700
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic LEV SE-R 23 28 $16,555 $17,800
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual LEV SE-R Spec V 23 29 $16,741 $18,000
2.5 RS Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2.5 Manual RS 23 30 $17,020 $18,245
2.5 Automatic RS 22 28 $17,754 $19,045
2.5 Manual RS w/Sport Pkg 23 30 $17,939 $19,245
2.5 Automatic RS w/Sport Pkg 22 28 $18,673 $20,045
2.0 Manual WRX 20 27 $23,256 $25,045
2.0 Automatic WRX 19 26 $24,173 $26,045
2.0 Manual WRX w/Premium Pkg 20 27 $24,633 $26,545
2.0 Automatic WRX w/Premium Pkg 19 26 $25,550 $27,545
2.5 WRX STi w/Gold Wheels 18 24 $30,263 $32,445
2.5 WRX STi w/Silver Wheels 18 24 $30,263 $32,445
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,335
$17,020
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,900
$18,245
Monthly Payment Estimate
$215 / month
$304 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 52.3 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.5 52.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 52.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 42.9
Front Hip Room (in) 52.1 53.3
Second Leg Room (in) 33.7 33.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88.5 87.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 58.1 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.3 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 177.5 173.8
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.3 58.3
Wheelbase (in) 99.8 99.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 26.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.3 68.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.6 11.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Channel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.3 x 0.39
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.12 x 0.87 10.8 x 0.94
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 15.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.48 16.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.7 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.01 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 38.4
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/60HR15 P205/55VR16
Spare Tire Size Temporary T135/70D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60HR15 P205/55VR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2513 2972
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Temporary 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.1 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 356
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 126 @ 6000 165 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 129 @ 2400 166 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8L/110 2.5L/150
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 30
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.21 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.96 2.06
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.18 3.90
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.93 1.09
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.45
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.29 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 0.78
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Nissan Sentra Subaru Impreza Sedan (Natl)
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Beam MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs 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/Coil Springs w/Lower L-Arms
 
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