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 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
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
Third Leg Room (in)
- 34.5
Third Hip Room (in)
- 48.0
Third Head Room (in)
- 39.2
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 58.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
180.3 200.8
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
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.0 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 67.25
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - TBD -
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 -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Channel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 27
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.2 18.86
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 -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TP5
Front Tire Size
P205/50R17 P265/60R18
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 895
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 8950
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3142 4866
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x 7.5
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
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
Engine Type
Turbo Gas 4-Cyl Gas V8
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 14
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 19
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle
Vehicle Name
Subaru Impreza Sedan WRX Chrysler Aspen
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Double wishbone Live axle
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
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 2

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