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Selected Style 2.5i Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Manual 2.5i 22 29 $20,349 $21,695
Manual PZEV 2.5i 22 29 $20,557 $21,895
Automatic 2.5i 23 30 $21,261 $22,695
Automatic PZEV 2.5i 23 30 $21,469 $22,895
Manual 2.5i Special Edition 22 29 $20,623 $21,995
Manual PZEV 2.5i Special Edition 22 29 $20,831 $22,195
Automatic 2.5i Special Edition 23 30 $21,535 $22,995
Automatic PZEV 2.5i Special Edition 23 30 $21,743 $23,195
Automatic 2.5i Ltd 23 30 $23,597 $25,295
Automatic PZEV 2.5i Ltd 23 30 $23,805 $25,495
Manual Black Int 2.5 GT Ltd 20 26 $26,782 $28,795
Manual Ivory Int 2.5 GT Ltd 20 26 $26,782 $28,795
Automatic Black Int 2.5 GT Ltd 19 25 $27,876 $29,995
Automatic Ivory Int 2.5 GT Ltd 19 25 $27,876 $29,995
Automatic Black Int w/Navi 2.5 GT Ltd 19 25 $29,700 $31,995
Automatic Ivory Int w/Navi 2.5 GT Ltd 19 25 $29,700 $31,995
Automatic Outback 3.0 R L.L. Bean 19 26 $29,058 $31,295
Automatic w/Navi Outback 3.0 R L.L. Bean 19 26 $30,881 $33,295
Manual 2.5 GT Spec B 20 26 $31,524 $33,995
Automatic Outback 2.5i Ltd 23 30 $25,512 $27,395
Automatic PZEV Outback 2.5i Ltd 23 30 $25,720 $27,595
325i 4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 325i 20 30 $28,300 $30,900
4-Door Sedan RWD 330i 20 30 $33,485 $36,600
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 325i 20 30 $28,300 $30,900
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $29,575 $32,300
2-Door Coupe SULEV 325Ci 19 27 $29,575 $32,300
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 20 30 $34,395 $37,600
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $44,680 $48,900
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 19 27 $36,215 $39,600
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 19 28 $41,040 $44,900
2-Door Convertible M3 16 23 $51,685 $56,600
4-Door Sedan AWD 325xi 19 28 $30,030 $32,800
4-Door Sedan AWD 330xi 19 28 $35,215 $38,500
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 325xi 19 28 $31,665 $34,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,349
$28,300
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,695
$30,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$362 / month
$515 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.9 34.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.5 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.1 93.0
Second Hip Room (in) 52.6 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 55.4
Second Head Room (in) 36.5 37.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 55.1
Front Leg Room (in) 44.1 41.5
Front Hip Room (in) 51.0 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 26.6 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.1 71.5
Track Width, Front (in) 58.9 59.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 186.2 178.2
Height, Overall (in) 56.1 55.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 59.6
Wheelbase (in) 105.1 108.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.4 12.0
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 0.94 11.8 x 0.94
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 11.8 x 0.79
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 15.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 36.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Assist Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size 205/50R17 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 205/50R17 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - N/A
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2700 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2700 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3250 3285
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - N/A
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - N/A
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 185
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/150 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 6000 215 @ 6250
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System MPFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 169 @ 4400 185 @ 2750
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 30
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.66
Trans Type 5 6
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 3.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.46
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90 3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.85
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 4.32
Summary
Vehicle Name Subaru Legacy Sedan BMW 3 Series
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/antisquat w/Upper Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Strut type
 
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