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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 L Manual w/BL Equip L 23 30 $14,804 $16,295
4-Door Sedan Automatic AWD w/BL Equip L 23 30 $15,162 $16,695
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 GS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 24 35 $14,982 $16,390
4-Door Sedan LS 19 28 $16,188 $17,745
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,445
$14,982
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,895
$16,390
Monthly Payment Estimate
$265 / month
$273 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 32.5 34.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 39.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.4 90.2
Second Hip Room (in) 53.0 45.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.0 53.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.3 53.3
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 51.0 50.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) NA 25.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.1 69.1
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 59.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 172.2 184.8
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 54.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 99.2 106.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.1 13.9
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.94 10.24 x 0.94
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 8.0 x 1.5
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 2.78
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA 38.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 14.52
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 36.5
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size 195/60R15 P185/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 195/60R15 P185/70R14
Spare Tire Size T135/70D16 T135/80R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2690 2805
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5 7.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 590
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 130
Engine
Displacement 2.2L/135 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 137 @ 5400 125 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas Flat 4 Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 145 @ 4000 130 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA 993
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 35
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 9.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.77
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 2.14
Trans Order Code NA 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11 2.96
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.42
Summary
Vehicle Name Subaru Impreza Sedan Mercury Mystique
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan GS
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Indep Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Links w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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