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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
4-Door Value Edition Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual Value Edition 22 30 $17,049 $17,900
4-Door Automatic Value Edition 22 30 $18,122 $18,975
4-Door Manual PZEV Value Edition 22 30 $17,049 $17,900
4-Door Automatic PZEV Value Edition 22 30 $18,122 $18,975
4-Door Manual 2.5L 22 30 $18,687 $20,290
4-Door Automatic 2.5L 22 30 $19,760 $21,365
4-Door Manual PZEV 2.5L 22 30 $18,687 $20,290
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 DSG 2.0L Turbo 25 31 $22,775 $24,665
4-Door Manual GLI 2.0L Turbo 24 32 $21,884 $23,790
4-Door DSG GLI 2.0L Turbo 25 31 $22,957 $24,865
4-Door Manual 1.9L DIESEL Edition 36 41 $22,311 $23,990
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
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Hip Room (in) 52.6 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 54.8
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
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
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
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
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
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing 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 - Hwy (MPG) 29 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 22
Transmission
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
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.60
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sdn
Vehicle Name Subaru Legacy Sedan Volkswagen Jetta Sedan
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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