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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe L 2.2L Manual AWD w/BL Equip
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Coupe 2.2L Manual AWD w/BL Equip L 22 29 $14,604 $15,895
Coupe 2.2L Automatic AWD w/BL Equip L 23 29 $15,329 $16,695
Coupe 2.5L Manual AWD w/GD Equip RS 22 29 $17,596 $19,195
Coupe 2.5L Automatic AWD w/GD Equip RS 22 28 $18,321 $19,995
4-Door Sedan LX
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 28 37 $10,769 $11,505
4-Door Sedan SE 28 37 $12,117 $12,985
4-Door Wagon SE 28 37 $13,209 $14,185
2-Door Coupe ZX2 "Cool" 25 33 $10,911 $11,660
2-Door Coupe ZX2 "Hot" 25 33 $12,439 $13,340
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,604
$10,769
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,895
$11,505
Monthly Payment Estimate
$265 / month
$192 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.4 52.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 42.5
Front Hip Room (in) 51.8 50.2
Second Leg Room (in) 32.5 34.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 39.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.4 87.2
Second Hip Room (in) 53.1 49.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.0 51.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 172.2 174.7
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 53.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1 56.5
Wheelbase (in) 99.2 98.4
Liftover Height (in) NA 26.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.1 67.0
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 56.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.1 12.8
Brakes
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
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.38 9.0 x 1.48
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.94 10.1 x 0.87
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 12.8
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 31.5
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 36.1 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size 195/60R15 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size T135/70D16 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA T71
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 195/60R15 P185/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA T71
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2730 2468
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5 8.45
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 540
Engine
Engine Type Gas Flat 4 Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 149 @ 3600 125 @ 3750
Engine Order Code NA 99P
Displacement 2.2L/135 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 142 @ 5600 110 @ 5000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 28
Transmission
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.11 1.83
Trans Order Code NA 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90 3.85
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 0.91
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.31
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.23
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.72
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Subaru Impreza Coupe Ford Escort
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear Strut-Type Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Links w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 30
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 32
 
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