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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 22 29 $14,604 $15,895
4-Door Sedan Automatic AWD w/BL Equip L 23 29 $15,329 $16,695
5-Door Wagon L Manual w/BL Equip L 22 29 $14,967 $16,295
5-Door Wagon L Automatic w/BL Equip L 23 29 $15,692 $17,095
5-Door Wagon Manual w/EL Outback Sport 22 29 $16,501 $17,995
5-Door Wagon Automatic w/EL Outback Sport 23 29 $17,226 $18,795
4-Door Sedan GL Automatic (CA/NE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 24 31 $15,059 $16,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 22 28 $15,059 $16,700
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GL 42 49 $16,581 $17,995
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GL 34 45 $16,581 $17,995
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $15,907 $17,650
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 22 28 $15,907 $17,650
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GLS 42 49 $17,225 $18,700
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GLS 34 45 $17,225 $18,700
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 19 28 $17,961 $19,950
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 19 26 $17,961 $19,950
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLX 19 28 $21,132 $23,500
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLX 19 26 $21,132 $23,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,604
$15,059
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,895
$16,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$265 / month
$278 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.3 52.9
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 51.0 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 32.5 33.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.4 88
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 38.7
Second Hip Room (in) 53.0 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.0 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1 58.8
Wheelbase (in) 99.2 98.9
Liftover Height (in) 26.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.1 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 172.2 172.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.1 13.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 9.1 x 0.35
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.38 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.94 11.0 x 0.89
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 35.8
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 36.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 15.6
Tires
Spare Tire Size T135/70D16 P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 195/60R15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 195/60R15 P195/65HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2735 2902
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5 5.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 149 @ 3600 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.2L/135 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 142 @ 5600 115 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas Flat 4 Cyl Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 22
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.08 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.55 2.71
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.11 1.44
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11 4.43
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan GL
Vehicle Name Subaru Impreza Sedan Volkswagen New Jetta
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Links Torsion-Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Independent
 
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