Compare 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX - STI vs 2009 Chrysler Aspen

2009 Subaru Impreza WRX - STI
2009 Chrysler Aspen
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4-Door Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 18 25 $23,617 $24,995
5-Door Manual 18 25 $24,082 $25,495
4-Door Manual w/Premium Pkg 18 25 $25,925 $27,495
5-Door Manual w/Premium Pkg 18 25 $26,389 $27,995
4-Door Manual w/Sat/Nav 18 25 $27,771 $29,495
5-Door Manual w/Sat/Nav 18 25 $28,234 $29,995
5-Door Manual STI 18 25 $33,035 $34,995
5-Door Manual STI w/Gold Wheels 18 25 $34,892 $36,995
5-Door Manual STI w/Silver Wheels 18 25 $34,892 $36,995
5-Door Manual STI w/Gold Wheels/Nav 18 25 $36,562 $38,795
5-Door Manual STI w/Silver Wheels/Nav 18 25 $36,562 $38,795
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RWD 4-Door Limited
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 4-Door Limited 14 19 $31,705 $34,730
AWD 4-Door Limited 14 19 $33,852 $37,115
AWD 4-Door Limited Hybrid N/A N/A $41,110 $45,270
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,617
$31,705
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,995
$34,730
Monthly Payment Estimate
$417 / month
$579 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2009 Chrysler Aspen has a nice interior but—Hybrid model aside—there are few other reasons to choose the 2009 Chrysler Aspen over roomier full-size SUVs.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.9 59.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 41.4
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 58.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.6 155.1
Second Leg Room (in)
33.0 37.4
Front Head Room (in)
38.6 40.8
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 57.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.7 59.4
Passenger Capacity
5 8
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 39.3
Third Hip Room (in)
- 48.0
Third Head Room (in)
- 39.2
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 58.9
Third Leg Room (in)
- 34.5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 74.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.9 64.4
Wheelbase (in)
103.1 119.2
Liftover Height (in)
27.4 33.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.5 76.0
Track Width, Front (in)
58.5 64.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
180.3 200.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.0 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 102.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- 19.0
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 67.25
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 0.71 13.8 x 0.87
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)
11.5 x 0.94 13.2 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Channel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 27
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 37.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 3.41
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.2 18.86
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D17 P235/65R17
Front Tire Order Code
NA TP5
Spare Tire Order Code
NA TBB
Rear Tire Size
P205/50R17 P265/60R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TP5
Front Tire Size
P205/50R17 P265/60R18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 8950
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 895
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 5000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3142 4866
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.1 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 750
Engine
Fuel System
MFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
244 @ 4000 330 @ 3950
Engine Order Code
NA EVE
Displacement
2.5L/150 4.7L/287
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 6000 303 @ 5650
Engine Type
Turbo Gas 4-Cyl Gas V8
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 14
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 0.75
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.45 3.00
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.00
Trans Type
5 5
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 0.67
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.33 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 1.67-1.50
Trans Order Code
NA DGQ
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.70 3.21
Summary
Vehicle Name
Subaru Impreza Sedan WRX Chrysler Aspen
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Upper A-Arm NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower L-Arm NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Double wishbone Live axle
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 2

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