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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
4-Door Sedan GL Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 24 31 $15,364 $16,850
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 23 29 $16,228 $17,725
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GL 42 49 $16,902 $18,145
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GL 34 45 $18,052 $19,330
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $16,312 $17,900
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 23 29 $17,176 $18,775
4-Door Sedan Turbo Manual GLS 24 31 $17,803 $19,550
4-Door Sedan Turbo Automatic GLS 22 29 $18,876 $20,625
4-Door Sedan VR6 Manual GLS 19 28 $18,390 $20,200
4-Door Sedan VR6 Automatic GLS 19 26 $19,254 $21,075
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GLS 42 49 $17,646 $18,950
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GLS 34 45 $18,796 $20,135
4-Door Sedan VR6 Manual GLX 19 28 $22,455 $24,700
4-Door Sedan VR6 Automatic GLX 19 26 $23,319 $25,575
4-Door Sedan VR6 Manual GLI 21 30 $20,874 $22,950
4-Door Sedan VR6 Automatic w/Tiptronic GLX 21 31 $24,477 $26,825
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,565
$15,364
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,295
$16,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$322 / month
$281 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 36.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 52.5
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3 41.5
Front Hip Room (in) 51.3 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 34.2 33.5
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.4 87
Second Hip Room (in) 51.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 53.7
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 184.4 172.3
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.5 58.8
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 98.9
Liftover Height (in) 25.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.7 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 4.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.4 13.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.39 9.1 x 0.35
Brake Type Power Pwr
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 11.0 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.04
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 15.6
Tires
Front Tire Size 205/60HR15 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size T135/70D16 P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 205/60HR15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3255 2892
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.8 8.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 430 60
Engine
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 115 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 24
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90 4.24
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.98
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.78
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.36
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.60
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.12
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan GL
Vehicle Name Subaru Legacy Sedan Volkswagen Jetta Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Radius Arms Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
 
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