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Selected Style 4-Door L Manual
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Body Style

Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual L 21 28 $17,560 $19,295
4-Door Automatic L 22 27 $18,282 $20,095
4-Door Manual GT 21 28 $20,770 $22,895
4-Door Automatic GT 22 27 $21,492 $23,695
4-Door Manual GT Ltd 21 28 $22,109 $24,395
4-Door Automatic GT Ltd 22 27 $22,831 $25,195
4-Door Automatic Outback Ltd 22 27 $23,550 $25,995
4-Door Sedan XE Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual XE 23 31 $14,547 $15,140
4-Door Sedan Automatic XE 21 28 $15,315 $15,940
4-Door Sedan Manual GXE 23 31 $15,016 $16,340
4-Door Sedan Automatic GXE 21 28 $15,751 $17,140
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 23 31 $16,935 $18,640
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 21 28 $17,662 $19,440
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLE 21 29 $18,525 $20,390
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,560
$14,547
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,295
$15,140
Monthly Payment Estimate
$322 / month
$252 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 54.8
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3 42.0
Front Hip Room (in) 51.3 52.5
Second Leg Room (in) 34.2 33.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.4 94.0
Second Hip Room (in) 51.9 52.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 55.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 37.7
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.5 58.9
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 103.1
Liftover Height (in) 25.8 29.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.7 69.1
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 4.7
Length, Overall (in) 184.4 186.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.4 13.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.39 NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.0 x -TBD-
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x 0.94 11.4 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.1 40.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 17.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size T135/70D16 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 205/60HR15 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 205/60HR15 P195/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165 110
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3255 2851
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 15 x 4
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5 7.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 430 550
Engine
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 156 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 155 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 31 (2000)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 23 (2000)
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 0.95
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.29
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.21
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.74
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.43
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.11 1.85
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Subaru Legacy Sedan Nissan Altima
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Independent Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Radius Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 0.83
 
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