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Selected Style 5-Door Wagon 2.5 TS Sport Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon 2.5 Sport Manual TS 21 27 $16,279 $17,695
5-Door Wagon 2.5 Sport Automatic TS 21 27 $17,004 $18,495
5-Door Wagon Sport Manual Outback 21 27 $17,361 $18,895
4-Door Sedan 2.5 Manual RS 21 28 $17,640 $19,195
5-Door Wagon Sport Automatic Outback 21 27 $18,086 $19,695
4-Door Sedan 2.5 Automatic RS 21 27 $18,365 $19,995
5-Door Wagon Sport Manual WRX 20 27 $21,809 $23,795
4-Door Sedan Manual WRX 20 27 $22,263 $24,295
4-Door Sedan Manual w/Spoiler WRX 20 27 $22,621 $24,690
5-Door Wagon Sport Automatic WRX 19 26 $22,716 $24,795
4-Door Sedan Automatic WRX 19 26 $23,170 $25,295
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Spoiler WRX 19 26 $23,528 $25,690
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Base
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Base 26 34 $12,035 $12,820
4-Door Sedan LX 27 36 $12,339 $13,150
4-Door Sedan LX Premium 27 36 $13,116 $13,995
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Premium 26 34 $13,409 $14,315
4-Door Sedan SE 27 36 $13,875 $14,820
4-Door Sedan SE Comfort 27 36 $14,192 $15,165
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Pwr Premium 26 34 $14,228 $15,205
4-Door Sedan w/Zetec SE Comfort 26 34 $14,427 $15,420
5-Door Sedan HB ZX5 Base 26 34 $14,523 $15,525
4-Door Sedan ZTS 26 34 $14,721 $15,740
5-Door Sedan HB ZX5 Comfort 26 34 $14,937 $15,975
5-Door Sedan HB ZX5 Premium 26 34 $15,627 $16,725
4-Door Wagon SE 25 31 $16,137 $17,280
4-Door Wagon ZTW 25 31 $16,455 $17,625
3-Door Coupe SVT 22 28 $17,339 $18,585
5-Door Sedan HB SVT 22 28 $17,799 $19,085
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,279
$12,035
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,695
$12,820
Monthly Payment Estimate
$295 / month
$214 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.7 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.4 93.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 39.3
Second Hip Room (in) 51.7 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.7 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 38.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.9 53.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.9 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 49.4
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 29.2 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 66.9
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 173.4 168.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 40.6 -
Height, Overall (in) 58.5 56.3
Liftover Height (in) 26.0 26.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.3 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 99.4 103.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 23.8 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 33.3 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 58.3 -
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) 36.0 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 18.6
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 0.94 - TBD -
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 1.4 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 13.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 34.3
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/60HR15 P195/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/60HR15 P195/60R15
Spare Tire Size T135/70D16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3045 2551
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 110
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 130 @ 5300
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 34
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.281
Trans Type 5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 .756
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.65
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 1.926
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 .951
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.154
Summary
Vehicle Name Subaru Impreza Wagon Ford Focus
Body Style 4 Door Wagon 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51 0.83
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 0.71
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut SLA Control Blade
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Links NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
 
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