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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan L Manual AWD w/BL Equip
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual AWD w/BL Equip L 23 30 $14,445 $15,895
5-Door Wagon Manual w/BL Equip L 23 30 $14,804 $16,295
4-Door Sedan Automatic AWD w/BL Equip L 23 30 $15,163 $16,695
5-Door Wagon Automatic w/BL Equip L 23 30 $15,522 $17,095
5-Door Wagon Manual w/ES Outback Sport 23 30 $16,321 $17,995
5-Door Wagon Automatic w/ES Outback Sport 23 30 $17,039 $18,795
4-Door Sedan DX Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual DX 25 32 $13,343 $15,100
4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 23 30 $14,050 $15,900
4-Door Sedan Automatic Value Pkg 23 30 $15,016 $16,995
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 25 32 $16,073 $18,190
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 23 30 $16,779 $18,990
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/ABS LX 23 30 $17,530 $19,840
4-Door Sedan Automatic Special Edition 23 30 $18,026 $20,400
4-Door Sedan Manual EX 25 31 $18,291 $20,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 23 31 $18,998 $21,500
4-Door Sedan Manual w/Leather EX 25 31 $19,307 $21,850
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 LX 19 25 $19,882 $22,500
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Leather EX 23 31 $20,014 $22,650
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 EX 19 25 $22,179 $25,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,445
$13,343
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,895
$15,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$265 / month
$252 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 53.0 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.5 55.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.3 54.3
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) 51.0 52.6
Second Leg Room (in) 32.5 34.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.4 94.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 6.3
Length, Overall (in) 172.2 185.6
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 99.2 106.9
Liftover Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.1 70.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.1 13.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.94 10.2 x 0.91
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.38 8.66 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 17.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 36.1
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.11
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 195/60R15 P185/70R14
Spare Tire Size T135/70D16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 195/60R15 P185/70R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2690-2770 2855
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x 5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x 5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5 7.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 80
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 137 @ 5400 130 @ 5300
Engine Type Gas Flat 4 Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 145 @ 4000 139 @ 4200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.2L/136 2.2L/132
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 32
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.685
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.000
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.809
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11 4.062
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.903
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.307
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.185
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Subaru Impreza Sedan Honda Accord Sdn
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear Strut-Type Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Links NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Strut-Type Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms w/Coil Springs
 
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