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
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 -
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Liftover Height (in)
27.4 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.5 71.7
Track Width, Front (in)
58.5 -
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.0 -
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
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 17.6
Cargo Volume (ft³)
- 46.6
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- 59.6
Brakes
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
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.5 x 0.94 12.3 x 1.1
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
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.2 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 44.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 17.4
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- - TBD -
Tires
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
Rear Tire Size
P205/50R17 P245/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TVF
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- 713
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1903
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- 713
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1903
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 3350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 3350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 502
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 502
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 837
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 3350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3142 -
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
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- 2421
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- 7700
Wheels
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
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.1 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 600
Maximum Alternator Watts
- - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- NA
Engine
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
Displacement
2.5L/150 3.7L/226
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 6000 210 @ 5200
Engine Oil Cooler
- NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 15
Transmission
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
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
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Trans PTO Access
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- NA
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Transfer Case Model
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan Extended Cab 6'7" Bed
Vehicle Name
Subaru Impreza Sedan WRX Dodge Dakota
Body Code
- 131.3" WB
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower L-Arm -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 3600
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 3850
Axle Type - Rear
- Semi-Floating Hypoid
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 3850
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 3100
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.21
Axle Type - Front
- Independent
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 3
Frame
Frame Type
- Ladder

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