Compare 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX - STI vs 2009 Dodge Dakota

2009 Subaru Impreza WRX - STI
2009 Dodge Dakota
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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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2WD Ext Cab ST
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Ext Cab ST 15 20 $20,804 $22,560
2WD Ext Cab Bighorn/Lonestar 15 20 $21,839 $23,710
2WD Crew Cab ST 15 20 $23,274 $25,260
2WD Crew Cab Bighorn/Lonestar 15 20 $24,305 $26,405
4WD Ext Cab ST 14 18 $24,674 $26,810
2WD Ext Cab Laramie 15 20 $25,084 $27,315
4WD Ext Cab Bighorn/Lonestar 14 18 $25,709 $27,960
4WD Crew Cab ST 14 18 $25,959 $28,210
2WD Crew Cab Laramie 15 20 $26,307 $28,630
4WD Crew Cab Bighorn/Lonestar 14 18 $26,990 $29,355
4WD Ext Cab TRX 14 18 $27,532 $29,985
4WD Ext Cab Laramie 14 18 $27,685 $30,155
4WD Crew Cab TRX 14 18 $28,511 $31,045
4WD Crew Cab Laramie 14 18 $29,037 $31,630
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,617
$20,804
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,995
$22,560
Monthly Payment Estimate
$417 / month
$376 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
If you need most of a full-size pickup's capabilities but want to be able to get into a parking space or carport, consider the 2009 Dodge Dakota with its available V-8.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact -
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
33.0 32.1
Front Head Room (in)
38.6 39.6
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 56.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.7 57.7
Passenger Capacity
5 2
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 36.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.9 57.4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 54.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.6 -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
27.4 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.5 71.7
Track Width, Front (in)
58.5 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 -
Length, Overall (in)
180.3 -
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 68.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.9 -
Wheelbase (in)
103.1 131.3
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- 7.4
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- 88.1
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- 48.8
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- 7.4
Cab to Axle (in)
- 39.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- 31.2
Overhang, Front (in)
- 38.7
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- 37.7
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- 130.4
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
- 218.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.0 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 17.6
Cargo Volume (ft³)
- 46.6
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- 59.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 45.2
Tailgate Width (in)
- 53.3
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
- 78.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- 30.0
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
- 59.6
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.5 x 0.94 12.3 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Channel Rear Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 0.71 NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 11.6 x 2.25
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 22.0
Fuel Tank Location
- Inboard LH
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.2 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 44.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 17.4
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/50R17 P245/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TVF
Front Tire Size
P205/50R17 P245/70R16
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA TVF
Spare Tire Order Code
NA TBB
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- 713
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1903
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- 713
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1903
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 502
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 502
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 3350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 3350
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 3350
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 837
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3142 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- 2421
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- 7700
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 3600
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- 1692
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 6010
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 3100
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.1 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
2.5L/150 3.7L/226
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 6000 210 @ 5200
Engine Type
Turbo Gas 4-Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System
MFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
244 @ 4000 235 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA EKG
Engine Oil Cooler
- NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 15
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 20
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA 11.9
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.67
Trans Type
5 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.33 3.84
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 2.53
Trans Order Code
NA DEJ
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.70 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 1.23
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.45 4.23
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- NA
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Transfer Case Model
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Trans PTO Access
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Subaru Impreza Sedan WRX Dodge Dakota
Body Style
4 Door Sedan Extended Cab 6'7" Bed
Body Code
- 131.3" WB
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower L-Arm -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Double wishbone Multi-Leaf
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Upper A-Arm -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut Independent Coil
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 3850
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 3100
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.21
Axle Type - Front
- Independent
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 3600
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 3850
Axle Type - Rear
- Semi-Floating Hypoid
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 3
Frame
Frame Type
- Ladder

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