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Selected Style 5-Door Wagon TS Sport Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon Manual TS Sport 21 27 $16,085 $17,495
5-Door Wagon Automatic TS Sport 22 27 $16,810 $18,295
5-Door Wagon Manual Outback Sport 21 27 $17,165 $18,695
4-Door Sedan Manual RS 20 28 $17,444 $18,995
5-Door Wagon Automatic Outback Sport 22 27 $17,890 $19,495
4-Door Sedan Automatic RS 22 27 $18,169 $19,795
5-Door Wagon Manual WRX Sport 20 27 $21,523 $23,495
4-Door Sedan Manual WRX 20 27 $21,977 $23,995
5-Door Wagon Automatic WRX Sport 19 26 $22,430 $24,495
4-Door Sedan Automatic WRX 19 26 $22,884 $24,995
3-Door Coupe I4
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Engine

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe I4 23 34 $15,213 $16,520
3-Door Coupe V6 Base 21 30 $15,663 $17,020
3-Door Coupe V6 Sport 21 30 $16,113 $17,520
3-Door Coupe V6 Sport Premium 21 30 $17,013 $18,520
3-Door Coupe V6 Sport Ultimate 21 30 $18,273 $19,920
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,085
$15,213
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,495
$16,520
Monthly Payment Estimate
$292 / month
$275 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.9 51.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.9 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 51.2
Second Leg Room (in) 33.7 33.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.4 84.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 37.8
Second Hip Room (in) 51.9 46.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.7 53.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 34.7
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 58.5 52.2
Liftover Height (in) 26.0 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.3 58.7
Wheelbase (in) 99.4 106.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 29.2 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 69.6
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 173.4 185.0
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 40.6 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 29.0 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 28.8 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 31.4 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 64.1 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 61.6 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 37.2 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 14.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.8 x 1.38 8.0 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 0.94 10.25 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Channel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 15.5
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 2.62
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 15.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 37.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size T135/70D16 T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code NA N/A
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60HR15 P205/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA N/A
Front Tire Size P195/60HR15 P205/60R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3045 2861
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 7.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 590
Engine
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 130 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 125 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 23
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.42
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.77
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.14
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Wagon 3 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Subaru Impreza Wagon Mercury Cougar
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Links w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 NA
Suspension Type - Rear Strut-Type Indep Quadralink
 
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