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4-Door Manual 2.5i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 2.5i 20 27 $16,734 $17,495
5-Door Manual 2.5i 20 27 $17,198 $17,995
4-Door Automatic 2.5i 20 26 $17,651 $18,495
4-Door Manual 2.5i Premium 20 27 $17,659 $18,495
4-Door Manual w/Pwr Moonroof Value Pkg 2.5i Premium 20 27 $17,659 $18,495
4-Door Manual w/Pwr MR Pkg & TomTom Nav 2.5i Premium 20 27 $17,659 $18,495
5-Door Automatic 2.5i 20 26 $18,115 $18,995
5-Door Manual 2.5i Premium 20 27 $18,123 $18,995
5-Door Manual w/Pwr Moonroof Value Pkg 2.5i Premium 20 27 $18,123 $18,995
5-Door Manual w/Pwr MR Pkg & TomTom Nav 2.5i Premium 20 27 $18,123 $18,995
4-Door Automatic 2.5i Premium 20 26 $18,576 $19,495
4-Door Automatic w/Pwr Moonroof Value Pkg 2.5i Premium 20 26 $18,576 $19,495
4-Door Automatic w/Pwr MR Pkg & TomTom Nav 2.5i Premium 20 26 $18,576 $19,495
5-Door Automatic 2.5i Premium 20 26 $19,040 $19,995
5-Door Automatic w/Pwr Moonroof Value Pkg 2.5i Premium 20 26 $19,040 $19,995
5-Door Automatic w/Pwr MR Pkg & TomTom Nav 2.5i Premium 20 26 $19,040 $19,995
5-Door Manual Outback Sport 20 27 $19,028 $19,995
5-Door Manual w/Pwr Moonroof & TomTom Nav Outback Sport 20 27 $19,028 $19,995
5-Door Automatic Outback Sport 20 26 $19,945 $20,995
5-Door Automatic w/Pwr Moonroof & TomTom Nav Outback Sport 20 26 $19,945 $20,995
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5-Door Wagon Manual FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon Manual FWD 26 32 $17,809 $18,845
5-Door Wagon Manual FWD S 21 28 $18,097 $19,565
5-Door Wagon Automatic FWD 25 32 $18,603 $19,685
5-Door Wagon Automatic FWD S 21 29 $19,199 $20,755
5-Door Wagon Automatic AWD S 20 26 $20,087 $21,715
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,734
$17,809
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,495
$18,845
Monthly Payment Estimate
$292 / month
$314 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
Standard all-wheel drive and strong performance and safety credentials give the 2011 Subaru Impreza and Outback Sport some meaningful advantages over most other small cars, though poor fuel economy stands as a blemish.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
33.5 36.2
Front Head Room (in)
40.3 40.5
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 43.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 53.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.6 94.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 39.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.2 52.6
Front Leg Room (in)
43.5 41.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 52.3
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.5 69.5
Track Width, Front (in)
58.9 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 5.8
Length, Overall (in)
180.3 171.9
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 61.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.9 59.9
Wheelbase (in)
103.1 102.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.3 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 49.4
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 19.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 x - TBD - 10.7
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x - TBD - 10.1
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 13.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
36.7 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 36.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/55R16 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55R16 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Temporary
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3075 2844
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Temporary
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.2 5.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
- TBD - EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
170 @ 4400 128 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5L/150 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 6000 132 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas Flat 4 Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 26
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.09 0.89
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.45 3.17
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.31
Trans Type
5 5
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.33 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.06 1.90
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.90 4.31
Summary
Vehicle Name
Subaru Impreza Sedan Toyota Matrix
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 5 Door Wagon
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 6.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-- --
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-- --
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-- --
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-- --
Overall Side Crash Rating
-- --
Side Barrier Rating
-- --
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-- --
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-- --
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-- --
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-- --
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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