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Selected Style 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
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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,020
$12,335
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,245
$12,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$304 / month
$215 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 173.8 177.5
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 55.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.0 11.6
Brakes
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Channel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 13.2
Steering
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 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 17.48
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 34.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55VR16 P195/60HR15
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 100
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2972 2513
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 Temporary
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Steel
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
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
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 28
Transmission
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
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
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
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Subaru Impreza Sedan (Natl) Nissan Sentra
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Multi-Link Beam
 
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