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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
DX Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Manual DX 26 34 $14,228 $15,800
Automatic DX 24 33 $14,947 $16,600
Manual LX 26 34 $17,238 $19,200
Manual w/Side Airbags LX 26 34 $17,508 $19,450
Automatic LX 24 33 $18,002 $20,000
Automatic w/Side Airbags LX 24 33 $18,227 $20,250
Manual EX 26 34 $19,440 $21,600
Automatic EX 24 33 $20,159 $22,400
Manual w/Leather EX 26 34 $20,608 $22,900
Automatic V6 LX 21 30 $20,698 $23,000
Automatic V6 ULEV LX 21 30 $20,698 $23,000
Automatic w/Leather EX 24 33 $21,327 $23,700
Manual w/Leather/Navi EX 26 34 $22,405 $24,900
Automatic w/Leather/Navi EX 24 33 $23,124 $25,700
Automatic V6 ULEV w/Leather EX 21 30 $23,214 $25,800
Automatic V6 w/Leather EX 21 30 $23,214 $25,800
Automatic V6 ULEV w/Leather/Navi EX 21 30 $25,012 $27,800
Automatic V6 w/Leather/Navi EX 21 30 $25,012 $27,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,279
$14,228
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,695
$15,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$295 / month
$263 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.7 36.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.4 102.7
Second Hip Room (in) 51.7 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.7 56.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 38.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.9 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.9 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 54.6
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 29.2 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 71.5
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 61.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 173.4 189.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 40.6 -
Height, Overall (in) 58.5 57.1
Liftover Height (in) 26.0 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.3 61.2
Wheelbase (in) 99.4 107.9
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) - 14.0
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 0.94 11.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Channel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.8 x 1.4 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 17.1
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 36.9
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/60HR15 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/60HR15 P195/65R15
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 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3045 2989
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 160 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 161 @ 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 1.147
Trans Type 5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.659
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.583
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 1.769
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90 4.389
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 0.872
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.267
Summary
Vehicle Name Subaru Impreza Wagon Honda Accord Sdn
Body Style 4 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Links NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
 
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