Compare 2005 Subaru Impreza Wagon (Natl) vs 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser

2005 Subaru Impreza Wagon (Natl)
2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser
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2.5 Sport Manual RS
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
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4-Door Wagon
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 40.6
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 50.2
Second Leg Room (in)
33.7 40.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.7 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.4 84.3
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
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
26.0 23.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.3 58.2
Wheelbase (in)
99.4 103.0
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
36.0 - TBD -
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 -
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 15.0
Steering
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
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
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
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
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
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.4 6.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
75 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
166 @ 4000 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA EDZ
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.45 3.50
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
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Wagon Small Wagon
Vehicle Name
Subaru Impreza Wagon (Natl) Chrysler PT Cruiser
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Parallel Links w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 25
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Macpherson Strut
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

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