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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
5-Door Wagon STD Manual (SE)
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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 Manual XR 30 36 $14,786 $16,340
4-Door Wagon Automatic XR 28 34 $15,537 $17,170
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD STD 26 31 $16,088 $17,395
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
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.4 118.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 40.6
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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