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5-Door Wagon 2.5 Sport Manual TS
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
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3-Door Coupe ZX3 Base
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Compact
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Leg Room (in)
33.7 37.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.7 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.4 93.8
Second Hip Room (in)
51.7 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.7 53.7
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
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 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 18.6
Brakes
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 -
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 13.2
Steering
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
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.4 - TBD -
Tires
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
Rear Tire Size
P195/60HR15 P195/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3045 2551
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.4 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
75 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 540
Engine
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
Displacement
2.5L/150 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
165 @ 5600 130 @ 5300
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 26
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Wagon 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Subaru Impreza Wagon Ford Focus
Suspension
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
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 -

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