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Selected Style 4-Door L Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual L 21 27 $17,565 $19,295
4-Door Automatic L 22 27 $18,287 $20,095
4-Door Manual GT 21 27 $20,775 $22,895
4-Door Automatic GT 22 27 $21,497 $23,695
4-Door Manual GT Ltd 21 27 $22,383 $24,695
4-Door Automatic GT Ltd 22 27 $23,105 $25,495
4-Door Automatic Outback Ltd 22 27 $23,555 $25,995
4-Door H6-3.0 VDC Automatic Outback 20 26 $27,500 $30,395
4-Door H6-3.0 Automatic Outback 20 26 $25,349 $27,995
325i 4-Door Sedan RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $26,640 $29,100
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 21 30 $32,000 $34,990
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $41,930 $45,900
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 19 27 $33,010 $36,100
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 20 28 $38,745 $42,400
2-Door Convertible M3 16 23 $49,210 $53,900
4-Door Sedan RWD 325i 20 29 $24,820 $27,100
4-Door Sedan AWD 325xi 19 27 $26,415 $28,850
4-Door Sedan RWD 330i 21 30 $31,090 $33,990
4-Door Sedan AWD 330xi 20 27 $32,685 $35,740
4-Door Sport Wagon RWD 325i 20 29 $27,005 $29,500
4-Door Sport Wagon AWD 325xi 19 26 $28,595 $31,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,565
$24,820
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,295
$27,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$322 / month
$452 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 51.3 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 34.2 32.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.4 91.0
Second Hip Room (in) 51.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 54.5
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 36.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 45.9
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3 41.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 25.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.7 69.2
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 55.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 184.4 176.7
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 54.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.5 55.9
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 107.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.4 11.0
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 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) 11.3 x 0.39 11.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 16.6
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.0
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 Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size 205/60HR15 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 205/60HR15 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size T135/70D16 P205/55R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3255 3219
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 430 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 120
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.5/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 20
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.66
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA 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
Summary
Vehicle Name Subaru Legacy Sedan BMW 3 Series
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Radius Arms w/Upper Arms
 
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