Compare 2005 Subaru Impreza Sedan (Natl) vs 2005 Nissan Sentra

2005 Subaru Impreza Sedan (Natl)
2005 Nissan Sentra
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2.5 Manual RS
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
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4-Door Sedan I4 Manual SULEV 1.8
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual SULEV 1.8 28 35 $12,335 $12,900
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual ULEV 1.8 28 35 $12,335 $12,900
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic SULEV 1.8 28 34 $13,100 $13,700
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic ULEV 1.8 28 34 $13,100 $13,700
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual SULEV 1.8 S 28 35 $13,858 $14,900
4-Door Sedan I4 Manual ULEV 1.8 S 28 35 $13,858 $14,900
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic SULEV 1.8 S 28 34 $14,602 $15,700
4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic ULEV 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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,020
$12,335
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,245
$12,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$304 / month
$215 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 52.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.7 52.5
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 37.0
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.9 52.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 41.6
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 52.1
Second Leg Room (in)
33.0 33.7
Front Head Room (in)
38.6 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.6 88.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.9 4.3
Length, Overall (in)
173.8 177.5
Height, Overall (in)
56.7 55.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.3 57.3
Wheelbase (in)
99.4 99.8
Liftover Height (in)
26.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.5 67.3
Track Width, Front (in)
58.5 58.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.0 11.6
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Channel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 x 0.39 NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 0.94 10.12 x 0.87
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 13.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.5 17.48
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 34.7
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 3.01
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.4 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55VR16 P195/60HR15
Spare Tire Size
T135/70D16 Temporary
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/55VR16 P195/60HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2972 2513
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4 Temporary
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.4 7.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
75 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
166 @ 4000 129 @ 2400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5L/150 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
165 @ 5600 126 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 35
Transmission
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.33 3.21
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.06 1.96
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.90 4.18
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.09 0.93
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.45 3.33
Clutch Size (in)
8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.29
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.76
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Subaru Impreza Sedan (Natl) Nissan Sentra
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
MacPherson Strut Multi-Link Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Parallel Links w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.51 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower L-Arms w/Coil Springs

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