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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
2.0 Sport Manual WRX 20 27 $22,798 $24,545
2.0 Sport Automatic WRX 19 26 $23,715 $25,545
2.5 Sport Manual Outback 23 30 $17,841 $19,145
2.5 Sport Automatic Outback 22 28 $18,575 $19,945
2.5 Sport Manual Outback Sp Edition 23 30 $18,299 $19,645
2.5 Sport Automatic Outback Sp Edition 22 28 $19,033 $20,445
4-Door Sedan i Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual i 23 31 $17,530 $18,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic i 23 28 $17,530 $18,995
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport i 23 31 $20,014 $21,695
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport i 23 28 $20,014 $21,695
4-Door Sedan Automatic Grand Touring i 23 28 $22,682 $24,595
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport s 19 26 $21,762 $23,595
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport s 20 27 $21,762 $23,595
4-Door Sedan Automatic Grand Touring s 20 27 $24,522 $26,595
5-Door HB Manual Sport i 23 31 $20,383 $22,095
5-Door HB Automatic Sport i 23 28 $20,383 $22,095
5-Door HB Manual Sport s 19 26 $22,451 $24,345
5-Door HB Automatic Sport s 20 27 $22,451 $24,345
5-Door Wagon Manual s 19 26 $21,303 $23,095
5-Door Wagon Automatic s 20 27 $21,303 $23,095
5-Door Wagon Manual Sport s 19 26 $22,544 $24,445
5-Door Wagon Automatic Sport s 20 27 $22,544 $24,445
5-Door Wagon Automatic Grand Touring s 20 27 $24,891 $26,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,022
$17,530
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,245
$18,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$304 / month
$317 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 37.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.9 54.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.9 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 54.7
Second Leg Room (in) 33.7 36.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.4 96.1
Second Hip Room (in) 51.7 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.7 56.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 173.8 186.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 40.6 -
Height, Overall (in) 58.5 56.7
Liftover Height (in) 26.0 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.3 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 99.4 105.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 29.2 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.5 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 60.6
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) 27.9 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 31.4 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 58.3 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 61.6 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 15.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x 0.39 11.0 x 0.4
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x 0.94 11.1 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Channel Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 18.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 38.7
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 2.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 36.4 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P205/55VR16 P205/60VR16
Spare Tire Size T135/70D16 T115/70R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55VR16 P205/60VR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3062 3102
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 7.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 155 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.3L/138
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 160 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 23
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 1.84
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90 4.39
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 3.31
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.23
Trans Type 5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.17
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Subaru Impreza Wagon (Natl) Mazda Mazda6
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Independent E-Type
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Links w/multi-links
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms w/double wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
 
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