Compare 2013 Subaru Impreza WRX - STI vs 2013 Nissan Leaf

2013 Subaru Impreza WRX - STI
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4-Door Manual WRX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual WRX 17 25 $24,356 $25,795
5-Door Manual WRX 19 25 $24,359 $25,795
4-Door Manual WRX Premium 17 25 $26,663 $28,295
5-Door Manual WRX Premium 19 25 $26,666 $28,295
4-Door Manual WRX Limited 17 25 $27,586 $29,295
5-Door Manual WRX Limited 19 25 $27,589 $29,295
4-Door Manual WRX STI 17 23 $32,448 $34,295
5-Door Manual WRX STI 17 23 $34,308 $36,295
4-Door Manual WRX STI Limited 17 23 $35,564 $37,645
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4-Door HB S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB S N/A N/A $26,986 $28,800
4-Door HB SV N/A N/A $29,810 $31,820
4-Door HB SL N/A N/A $32,635 $34,840
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,356
$26,986
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,795
$28,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$430 / month
$480 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 is the greenest car you can buy--if you can live with between 70 and 100 miles of driving range on a full battery charge.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg N/A mpg
Highway
25 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
33.5 33.3
Front Head Room (in)
40.3 41.2
Second Hip Room (in)
53.3 50.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 54.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.6 92.4
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.2 52.5
Front Leg Room (in)
43.5 42.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
53.4 51.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
27.4 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.7 69.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.2 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 6.3
Length, Overall (in)
180.3 175.0
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 61.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
103.3 106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.3 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 30.0
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 24.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 x - TBD - 11.14 x 1.1
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 - TBD - 11.5 x 0.63
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 NA
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A 36.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.0 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 34.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/45R17 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/45R17 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
T135/70D17 NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3208 3256
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - NA
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - NA
Engine
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
244 @ 4000 187 @ - TBD -
Engine Order Code
NA EM61
Displacement
2.5L/150 NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 6000 107 @ - TBD -
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas Flat 4 Electric
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 NA
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- 115
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
- 102
Battery Range (mi)
- 75
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
- 129
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.972 NA
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.166 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
N/A NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.296 NA
Trans Type
5 1
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.738 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.333 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.882 NA
Trans Order Code
NA RE1F61A
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.900 7.9377
Summary
Vehicle Name
Subaru Impreza Sedan WRX Nissan LEAF
Body Style
Sedan 4 Door Hatchback
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 NA
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 NA

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