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2006 Subaru Legacy Sedan
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2.5i Manual
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
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 23 30 $21,261 $22,695
Automatic PZEV 2.5i 23 30 $21,469 $22,895
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
Automatic Outback 2.5i Ltd 23 30 $25,512 $27,395
Automatic PZEV Outback 2.5i Ltd 23 30 $25,720 $27,595
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 Outback 3.0 R L.L. Bean 19 26 $29,058 $31,295
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 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
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4-Door Value Edition Manual PZEV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual PZEV Value Edition 22 30 $17,049 $17,900
4-Door Manual Value Edition 22 30 $17,049 $17,900
4-Door Automatic PZEV Value Edition 22 30 $18,122 $18,975
4-Door Automatic Value Edition 22 30 $18,122 $18,975
4-Door Manual 2.5L 22 30 $18,687 $20,290
4-Door Manual PZEV 2.5L 22 30 $18,687 $20,290
4-Door Automatic 2.5L 22 30 $19,760 $21,365
4-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L 22 30 $19,760 $21,365
4-Door Manual 1.9L TDI 36 41 $20,754 $22,305
4-Door DSG 1.9L TDI 35 42 $21,827 $23,380
4-Door Manual 2.0L Turbo 24 32 $21,702 $23,590
4-Door Manual GLI 2.0L Turbo 24 32 $21,884 $23,790
4-Door Manual 1.9L DIESEL Edition 36 41 $22,311 $23,990
4-Door DSG 2.0L Turbo 25 31 $22,775 $24,665
4-Door DSG GLI 2.0L Turbo 25 31 $22,957 $24,865
4-Door DSG 1.9L DIESEL Edition 35 42 $23,384 $25,065
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,349
$17,049
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,695
$17,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$362 / month
$298 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
52.6 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 54.8
Second Head Room (in)
36.5 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.7 53.1
Front Leg Room (in)
44.1 41.2
Front Hip Room (in)
51.0 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
33.9 35.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.1 91
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.9 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
186.2 179.3
Height, Overall (in)
56.1 57.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.5 58.8
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 101.5
Liftover Height (in)
26.6 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.1 70.1
Track Width, Front (in)
58.9 60.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.4 16.0
Brakes
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 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)
10.8 x 0.94 11.0 x 0.87
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.5 16.4
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 3.00
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
205/50R17 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
205/50R17 P195/65HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2700 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2700 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3250 3230
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.3 10.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas I5
Fuel System
MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
169 @ 4400 170 @ 3750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5L/150 2.5L/151
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
175 @ 6000 150 @ 5000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 30
Transmission
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
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.90 3.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.09 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.45 3.78
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - 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
Sportshift NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sdn
Vehicle Name
Subaru Legacy Sedan Volkswagen Jetta Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/antisquat Multi-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower L-Arms MacPherson Strut

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