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Selected Style 5-Door Wagon TS Sport Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual RS 20 28 $17,444 $18,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic RS 22 27 $18,169 $19,795
4-Door Sedan Manual WRX 20 27 $21,977 $23,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic WRX 19 26 $22,884 $24,995
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 WRX Sport 20 27 $21,523 $23,495
5-Door Wagon Automatic WRX Sport 19 26 $22,430 $24,495
5-Door Wagon Manual Outback Sport 21 27 $17,165 $18,695
5-Door Wagon Automatic Outback Sport 22 27 $17,890 $19,495
2-Door Convertible GL Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual GL 24 31 $17,947 $19,600
2-Door Convertible Automatic GL 23 29 $18,811 $20,475
2-Door Convertible Manual GLS 24 31 $18,856 $20,600
2-Door Convertible Automatic GLS 23 29 $19,720 $21,475
2-Door Convertible Manual GLX 24 31 $20,400 $22,300
2-Door Convertible Automatic GLX 23 29 $21,264 $23,175
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,085
$17,947
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,495
$19,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$292 / month
$327 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.7 31.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.4 82
Second Hip Room (in) 51.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.7 54.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 36.6
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.9 46.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.9 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 57.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 4.4
Length, Overall (in) 173.4 160.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 40.6 -
Height, Overall (in) 58.5 56.0
Liftover Height (in) 26.0 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.3 56.2
Wheelbase (in) 99.4 97.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 29.2 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 66.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 28.8 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 8.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 0.94 10.1 x 0.79
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-Channel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 8.90 x 0.39
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.8 x 1.38 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 17.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 34.8
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.17
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/60HR15 P195/60HR14
Spare Tire Size T135/70D16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60HR15 P195/60HR14
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3045 2825
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 6.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 60
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 90
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 115 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.0L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 31
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 1.94
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90 3.67
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.45
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.29
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Subaru Impreza Wagon Volkswagen Cabrio
Body Style 4 Door Wagon 2 Door Convertible
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear Strut-Type Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Links w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
 
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