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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
2-Door Coupe DE 1.5L Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 1.5L Manual DE 33 40 $9,842 $10,830
2-Door Coupe 1.5L Automatic DE 28 36 $10,460 $11,550
4-Door Sedan 1.5L Manual DE 33 40 $10,998 $12,360
4-Door Sedan 1.5L Automatic DE 28 36 $11,617 $13,070
4-Door Sedan 1.8L Manual LS 29 36 $11,836 $13,300
4-Door Sedan 1.8L Automatic LS 26 33 $12,454 $13,980
2-Door Coupe 1.8L Manual LS 29 36 $12,725 $14,330
2-Door Coupe 1.8L Automatic LS 26 33 $13,343 $15,010
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,445
$9,842
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,895
$10,830
Monthly Payment Estimate
$265 / month
$181 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 33 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 40 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Sub-compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 35.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.3 53.2
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 43.0
Front Hip Room (in) 51.0 53.2
Second Leg Room (in) 32.5 31.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.4 85.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 38.6
Second Hip Room (in) 53.0 47.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.0 53.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 4.9
Length, Overall (in) 172.2 168.1
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 52.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1 57.5
Wheelbase (in) 99.2 95.1
Liftover Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.1 66.5
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 57.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.1 11.5
Brakes
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 x 1.4
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.94 9.2 x 0.7
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 13.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 16.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 32.8
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA 34.8
Tires
Front Tire Size 195/60R15 P175/70R13
Spare Tire Size T135/70D16 T105/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 195/60R15 P175/70R13
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2690 2125
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 14 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 13 x 5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 13 x 5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5 4.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 420
Engine
Engine Type Gas Flat 4 Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SFI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 145 @ 4000 93 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.2L/135 1.5L/89.5
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 137 @ 5400 92 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 40
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 33
Transmission
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.416
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.947
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11 3.714
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.976
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.583
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 7.874
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.343
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.804
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Subaru Impreza Sedan Mitsubishi Mirage
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 NA
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Links w/Trailing Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 - TBD -
 
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