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Selected Style 2.5 RS Sport Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2.5 Sport Manual RS 23 30 $17,022 $18,245
2.5 Sport Automatic RS 22 28 $17,756 $19,045
2.5 Sport Manual Outback 23 30 $17,841 $19,145
2.5 Sport Manual Outback Sp Edition 23 30 $18,299 $19,645
2.5 Sport Automatic Outback 22 28 $18,575 $19,945
2.5 Sport Automatic Outback Sp Edition 22 28 $19,033 $20,445
2.0 Sport Manual WRX 20 27 $22,798 $24,545
2.0 Sport Automatic WRX 19 26 $23,715 $25,545
4-Door Wagon
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon 22 29 $12,812 $13,530
4-Door Wagon Touring 22 29 $14,664 $15,565
4-Door Wagon Limited 22 29 $16,484 $17,565
2-Door Convertible 22 29 $18,622 $19,405
4-Door Wagon GT 21 27 $21,489 $23,065
2-Door Convertible Touring 22 29 $21,664 $23,175
2-Door Convertible GT 21 27 $25,991 $27,930
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,022
$12,812
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,245
$13,530
Monthly Payment Estimate
$304 / month
$226 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.7 40.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.4 84.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 39.3
Second Hip Room (in) 51.7 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.7 54.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 39.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.9 53.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.9 40.6
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 50.2
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 29.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.5 67.1
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 6.5
Length, Overall (in) 173.8 168.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 40.6 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 58.5 63.0
Liftover Height (in) 26.0 23.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.3 58.2
Wheelbase (in) 99.4 103.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 27.9 - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 31.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 58.3 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 61.6 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 37.2 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 36.0 - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x 0.94 10.94 x 0.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Channel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x 0.39 NA
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 8.66 x 1.57
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 15.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 36.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 18
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 36.5
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/55VR16 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA TNC
Front Tire Size P205/55VR16 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size T135/70D16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA TNC
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3062 2924
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 6.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 120
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.4L/148
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 150 @ 5100
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA EDZ
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 29
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 8.98
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.36
Trans Type 5 5
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 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 1.95
Trans Order Code NA DD5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90 2.80
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 3.50
Summary
Vehicle Name Subaru Impreza Wagon (Natl) Chrysler PT Cruiser
Body Style 4 Door Wagon Small Wagon
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 .95
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Links w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 25
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Macpherson Strut
 
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