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Selected Style 2.5i Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2.5i Manual 23 30 $19,836 $21,445
2.5i Manual PZEV 23 30 $20,047 $21,645
2.5i Automatic 22 30 $20,748 $22,445
2.5i Automatic PZEV 22 30 $20,959 $22,645
2.5i Manual Ltd 23 30 $22,765 $24,695
2.5i Manual PZEV Ltd 23 30 $22,976 $24,895
2.5i Automatic Ltd 22 30 $23,677 $25,695
2.5i Automatic PZEV Ltd 22 30 $23,888 $25,895
2.5 Manual GT 19 25 $24,176 $26,245
2.5 Automatic GT 19 25 $25,270 $27,445
2.5 Manual Black Interior GT Ltd 19 25 $26,452 $28,745
2.5 Manual Taupe Interior GT Ltd 19 25 $26,452 $28,745
2.5 Automatic Black Interior GT Ltd 19 25 $27,546 $29,945
2.5 Automatic Taupe Interior GT Ltd 19 25 $27,546 $29,945
3.0 Automatic Outback R 19 25 $28,727 $31,245
325i 4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $29,025 $31,700
2-Door Coupe SULEV 325Ci 19 27 $29,025 $31,700
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 20 30 $34,125 $37,300
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $43,225 $47,300
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 19 27 $35,670 $39,000
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 19 28 $40,765 $44,600
2-Door Convertible M3 16 23 $50,960 $55,800
4-Door Sedan RWD 325i 20 29 $26,845 $29,300
4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV 325i 19 27 $26,845 $29,300
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 325i 20 29 $26,845 $29,300
4-Door Sedan AWD 325xi 19 27 $28,435 $31,050
4-Door Sedan RWD 330i 20 30 $32,665 $35,700
4-Door Sedan AWD 330xi 20 29 $34,260 $37,450
4-Door Sports Wagon RWD 325i 20 29 $28,570 $31,200
4-Door Sports Wagon RWD SULEV 325i 19 27 $28,570 $31,200
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 325xi 19 26 $30,165 $32,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,836
$26,845
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,445
$29,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$357 / month
$488 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.9 34.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.5 37.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.1 90.8
Second Hip Room (in) 52.6 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 54.4
Second Head Room (in) 36.5 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 54.2
Front Leg Room (in) 44.1 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) 51.0 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 58.9 57.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 186.2 176
Height, Overall (in) 56.1 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 58.4
Wheelbase (in) 105.1 107.3
Liftover Height (in) 26.6 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.1 68.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.4 10.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 0.94 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.6 x 0.39 11.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 16.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 13.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 34.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Assist Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 205/55HR16 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size compact P205/55R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 205/55HR16 P205/55R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2700 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3200 3219
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 430 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 120
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 168 @ 5600 184 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 175 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.5L/152
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 29
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again Sportshift NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 4.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.52
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90 3.15
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 4.23
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.66
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Subaru Legacy Sedan (Natl) BMW 3 Series
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.83 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Radius Arms w/Upper Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Strut type
 
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