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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
5-Door Wagon STD Manual (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Manual STD 30 36 $13,744 $14,860
4-Door Wagon Automatic STD 28 34 $14,484 $15,660
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD STD 26 31 $16,088 $17,395
4-Door Wagon Manual XR 30 36 $14,786 $16,340
4-Door Wagon Automatic XR 28 34 $15,537 $17,170
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD XR 26 31 $16,954 $18,735
4-Door Wagon 6-Speed Manual XRS 25 32 $17,058 $18,850
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,022
$13,744
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,245
$14,860
Monthly Payment Estimate
$304 / month
$248 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 30 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.7 36.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 40.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.4 118.0
Second Hip Room (in) 51.7 47.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.7 53.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 39.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.9 52.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.9 41.8
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 51.7
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 29.2 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.5 69.9
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 173.8 171.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 40.6 -
Height, Overall (in) 58.5 61.6
Liftover Height (in) 26.0 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.3 58.9
Wheelbase (in) 99.4 102.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
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 with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x 0.94 10.8 x - TBD -
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 Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.0 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 13.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 36.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 19.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 35.5
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/55VR16 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55VR16 P205/55R16
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) 200 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3062 2675
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 6.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/150 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 130 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 125 @ 4200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 36
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
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 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.17
Summary
Vehicle Name Subaru Impreza Wagon (Natl) Toyota Matrix
Body Style 4 Door Wagon 5 Door Wagon
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 0.95
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Links w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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