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Selected Style 5-Door L Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Manual L 21 28 $18,901 $20,720
5-Door Automatic L 22 28 $19,623 $21,520
5-Door Manual L 35th Ann. Edition 21 28 $19,979 $21,920
5-Door Automatic L 35th Ann. Edition 22 28 $20,701 $22,720
5-Door 2.5 Manual GT 21 28 $23,710 $26,120
5-Door 2.5 Automatic GT 20 27 $24,612 $27,120
5-Door Manual Outback 21 28 $21,335 $23,470
5-Door Automatic Outback 22 28 $22,057 $24,270
5-Door Manual Outback Ltd 21 28 $24,515 $27,020
5-Door Automatic Outback Ltd 22 28 $25,237 $27,820
5-Door Outback H6 35th Ann. Edition 22 28 $24,667 $27,220
5-Door Outback H6 L.L. Bean Edition 19 26 $27,566 $30,420
5-Door Outback H6 VDC 19 26 $29,510 $32,620
5-Door Manual PZEV L 21 28 $19,111 $20,920
5-Door Automatic PZEV L 22 28 $19,833 $21,720
5-Door Manual PZEV L 35th Ann. Edition 21 28 $20,188 $22,120
5-Door Automatic PZEV L 35th Ann. Edition 22 28 $20,910 $22,920
5-Door 2.5 Manual PZEV GT 21 28 $23,919 $26,320
5-Door 2.5 Automatic PZEV GT 20 27 $24,821 $27,320
5-Door Manual PZEV Outback 21 28 $21,544 $23,670
5-Door Automatic PZEV Outback 22 28 $22,266 $24,470
5-Door Manual PZEV Outback Ltd 21 28 $24,724 $27,220
5-Door Automatic PZEV Outback Ltd 22 28 $25,446 $28,020
4-Door Wagon GL Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Manual GL 22 31 $20,781 $22,780
4-Door Wagon Automatic GL 21 30 $21,854 $23,855
4-Door Wagon Manual GLS 22 31 $22,226 $24,380
4-Door Wagon Automatic GLS 21 30 $23,299 $25,455
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLX 20 28 $28,008 $30,780
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLX 19 27 $29,081 $31,855
4-Door Wagon V6 4MOTION Automatic GLX 19 26 $30,911 $33,605
4-Door Wagon 4MOTION Automatic W8 18 25 $36,381 $39,660
4-Door Wagon 4MOTION 6-spd Manual W8 17 24 $37,634 $41,160
4-Door Wagon 4MOTION Manual GLS 21 30 $24,056 $26,130
4-Door Wagon 4MOTION Automatic GLS 20 28 $25,129 $27,205
4-Door Wagon TDI Automatic GL 27 38 $22,040 $24,060
4-Door Wagon TDI Automatic GLS 27 38 $23,485 $25,660
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,901
$20,781
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,720
$22,780
Monthly Payment Estimate
$345 / month
$380 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Station Wagon Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 35.3
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 39.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.9 98
Second Hip Room (in) 51.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 55.8
Second Head Room (in) 39.1 39.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 54.6
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3 41.5
Front Hip Room (in) 51.3 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 30.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.7 68.7
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.3 5.8
Length, Overall (in) 187.4 184.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 43.3 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 59.6 59.0
Liftover Height (in) 22.8 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.3 59.6
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 106.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 33.2 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 74.9 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 68.6 56.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 42.3 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 43.5 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 34.3 39.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 47.2 - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x 0.94 11.3 x 0.98
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 9.6 x 0.39
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 16.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 14.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Size 205/60HR15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 205/60HR15 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size 135/70D16 P195/65HR15
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) 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) 3335 3307
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.3 7.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 430 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 90
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/150 1.8L/109
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 170 @ 5900
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 166 @ 1950-5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 31
Transmission
Trans Type 5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.18
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90 3.70
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) 8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.43
Summary
Vehicle Name Subaru Legacy Wagon (Natl) Volkswagen Passat Wagon
Body Style 4 Door Wagon 4 Door Wgn
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.83 - TBD -
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 Four-link
 
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