Compare 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX - STI vs 2009 Dodge Challenger

2009 Subaru Impreza WRX - STI
2009 Dodge Challenger
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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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2-Door Coupe SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SE 17 25 $20,890 $22,220
2-Door Coupe R/T 16 25 $28,170 $30,220
2-Door Coupe SRT8 13 19 $37,270 $40,220
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,617
$20,890
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,995
$22,220
Monthly Payment Estimate
$417 / month
$370 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
Let the burnouts begin! The Ford Mustang finally has another domestic competitor.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Midsize sedan
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 42.0
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 54.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.6 91.5
Second Leg Room (in)
33.0 32.6
Front Head Room (in)
38.6 39.3
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 48.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.7 58.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 37.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.9 53.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.9 63.1
Wheelbase (in)
103.1 116.0
Liftover Height (in)
27.4 33.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.5 75.7
Track Width, Front (in)
58.5 63.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
180.3 197.7
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 57.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.0 16.2
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 0.71 12.6 x 0.4
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 12.6 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Channel Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 2.75
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.2 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 38.9
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/50R17 P215/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TW1
Front Tire Size
P205/50R17 P215/65R17
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D17 NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA TW1
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3142 3623
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.1 10.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 730
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
244 @ 4000 250 @ 3800
Engine Order Code
NA EGG
Displacement
2.5L/150 3.5L/214
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 6000 250 @ 6400
Engine Type
Turbo Gas 4-Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System
MFI SMPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.45 2.84
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.33 2.21
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 1.57
Trans Order Code
NA DGV
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.70 2.87
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic
Summary
Vehicle Name
Subaru Impreza Sedan WRX Dodge Challenger
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Upper A-Arm five-link
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 SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Double wishbone Independent
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 5

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