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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 Leg Room (in) 33.7 33.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.4 84.2
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
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.9 51.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.9 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 51.2
Exterior Dimensions
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 -
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 29.0 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 14.5
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 15.5
Steering
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
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/60HR15 P205/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA N/A
Front Tire Size P195/60HR15 P205/60R15
Spare Tire Size T135/70D16 T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code NA N/A
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3045 2861
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 7.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 590
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 105
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 125 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 130 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 34
Transmission
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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.42
Summary
Vehicle Name Subaru Impreza Wagon Mercury Cougar
Body Style 4 Door Wagon 3 Door Coupe
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Links w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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