Compare 1997 Subaru Legacy Sedan vs 1997 Honda Accord Sedan

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4-Door Sedan Manual 2.2L DQ Equip L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 2.2L DQ Equip L 23 30 $17,278 $19,195
4-Door Sedan Automatic 2.2L DQ Equip L 23 30 $17,992 $19,995
4-Door Sedan Manual 2.5L DY Equip GT 21 27 $20,453 $22,795
4-Door Sedan Automatic 2.5L DY Equip GT 21 27 $21,167 $23,595
4-Door Sedan Automatic 2.5L TY Equip LSi 21 27 $22,404 $24,995
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4-Door Sedan Manual DX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual DX 25 32 $13,343 $15,100
4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 23 30 $14,050 $15,900
4-Door Sedan Automatic Value Pkg 23 30 $15,016 $16,995
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 25 32 $16,073 $18,190
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 23 30 $16,779 $18,990
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/ABS LX 23 30 $17,530 $19,840
4-Door Sedan Automatic Special Edition 23 30 $18,026 $20,400
4-Door Sedan Manual EX 25 31 $18,291 $20,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 23 31 $18,998 $21,500
4-Door Sedan Manual w/Leather EX 25 31 $19,307 $21,850
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 LX 19 25 $19,882 $22,500
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Leather EX 23 31 $20,014 $22,650
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 EX 19 25 $22,179 $25,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,278
$13,343
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,195
$15,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$320 / month
$252 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
52.4 52.6
Second Leg Room (in)
34.6 34.3
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
92 94.7
Second Hip Room (in)
52.2 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.1 55.7
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 37.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 54.3
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 42.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.3 59.1
Wheelbase (in)
103.5 106.9
Liftover Height (in)
24.4 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.5 70.1
Track Width, Front (in)
57.5 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 6.3
Length, Overall (in)
180.9 185.6
Height, Overall (in)
55.3 55.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13 13.0
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 8.66 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.1 x 0.94 10.2 x 0.91
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)
10.5 x 0.39 NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 17.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 3.11
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
37.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.5 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 36.1
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
185/70R14 P185/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
185/70R14 P185/70R14
Spare Tire Size
T135/70D16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
165 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2885-3160 2855
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 14 x 5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 14 x 5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.5 7.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
430 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
85 80
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
145 @ 4000 139 @ 4200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.2L/135 2.2L/132
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
137 @ 5400 130 @ 5300
Engine Type
Gas Flat 4 Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI PGM-FI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 25
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.185
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.685
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.000
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.809
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.90 4.062
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.09 0.903
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.55 3.307
Summary
Vehicle Name
Subaru Legacy Sedan Honda Accord Sdn
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.59 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower L-Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.75 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear
Strut-Type Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Parallel Links NA

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