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1998 Subaru Impreza Change
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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
4-Door Sedan Automatic AWD w/BL Equip L 23 30 $15,162 $16,695
5-Door Wagon L Manual w/BL Equip L 23 30 $14,804 $16,295
5-Door Wagon L Automatic w/BL Equip L 23 30 $15,521 $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 $17,038 $18,795
4-Door Sedan 1.8L T Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon Avant Automatic 18 29 $26,839 $30,465
5-Door Wagon Avant Manual Quattro AWD 19 27 $27,464 $31,040
5-Door Wagon Avant Automatic Quattro AWD 17 27 $27,464 $31,040
4-Door Sedan 2.8L Manual 20 29 $24,944 $28,390
4-Door Sedan 2.8L Automatic 18 29 $24,944 $28,390
4-Door Sedan 2.8L Manual Quattro AWD 19 27 $24,944 $28,390
4-Door Sedan 2.8L Automatic Quattro AWD 17 27 $24,944 $28,390
4-Door Sedan 1.8L T Manual 23 32 $20,942 $23,790
4-Door Sedan 1.8L T Automatic 21 31 $20,942 $23,790
4-Door Sedan 1.8L T Manual Quattro AWD 21 29 $20,942 $23,790
4-Door Sedan 1.8L T Automatic Quattro AWD 19 27 $20,942 $23,790
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,445
$20,942
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,895
$23,790
Monthly Payment Estimate
$265 / month
$397 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 53.0 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.0 54.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 36.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.3 53.4
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 51.0 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 32.5 33.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.4 87.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 172.2 178.0
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 55.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1 58.2
Wheelbase (in) 99.2 103.0
Liftover Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.1 68.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.1 13.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.94 10.9 x 0.98
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 9.6 x 0.39
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.38 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 16.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 36.4
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.1
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 195/60R15 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size T135/70D16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 195/60R15 P195/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2690 2877
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5 6.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 90
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 137 @ 5400 150 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas Flat 4 Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 145 @ 4000 155 @ 1750
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.2L/135 1.8L/107
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 32
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.838
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.444
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 2.188
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11 3.700
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 1.029
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.500
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 -TBD-
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.300
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Subaru Impreza Sedan Audi A4
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Torsion-Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Links w/Trailing Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms w/Stabilizer Bar
 
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