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2005 Subaru Legacy Wagon (Natl)
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2.5i Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2.5i Manual 23 30 $20,747 $22,445
2.5i Manual PZEV 23 30 $20,958 $22,645
2.5i Automatic 22 30 $21,659 $23,445
2.5i Automatic PZEV 22 30 $21,870 $23,645
2.5i Manual Outback 23 28 $22,567 $24,445
2.5i Manual PZEV Outback 23 28 $22,778 $24,645
2.5i Automatic Outback 22 28 $23,479 $25,445
2.5i Automatic PZEV Outback 22 28 $23,690 $25,645
2.5i Manual Ltd 23 30 $23,859 $25,895
2.5i Manual PZEV Ltd 23 30 $24,070 $26,095
2.5i Automatic Ltd 22 30 $24,771 $26,895
2.5i Automatic PZEV Ltd 22 30 $24,982 $27,095
2.5 Manual GT 19 25 $25,087 $27,245
2.5i Manual Outback Ltd 23 28 $25,087 $27,245
2.5i Manual PZEV Outback Ltd 23 28 $25,298 $27,445
2.5 Manual Outback XT 19 25 $25,997 $28,245
2.5i Automatic Outback Ltd 22 28 $25,999 $28,245
2.5 Automatic GT 19 25 $26,181 $28,445
2.5i Automatic PZEV Outback Ltd 22 28 $26,210 $28,445
2.5 Automatic Outback XT 19 24 $27,091 $29,445
2.5 Manual Black Int GT Ltd 19 25 $27,544 $29,945
2.5 Manual Taupe Int GT Ltd 19 25 $27,544 $29,945
2.5 Manual Black Int Outback XT Ltd 19 25 $28,454 $30,945
2.5 Manual Taupe Int Outback XT Ltd 19 25 $28,454 $30,945
2.5 Automatic Black Int GT Ltd 19 25 $28,638 $31,145
2.5 Automatic Taupe Int GT Ltd 19 25 $28,638 $31,145
2.5 Automatic Black Int Outback XT Ltd 19 24 $29,548 $32,145
2.5 Automatic Taupe Int Outback XT Ltd 19 24 $29,548 $32,145
3.0 Outback R L.L. Bean Edition 19 25 $29,820 $32,445
3.0 Outback R VDC Ltd 19 25 $30,912 $33,645
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4-Door Manual GL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual GL 22 31 $21,043 $23,070
4-Door Automatic GL 21 30 $22,116 $24,145
4-Door TDI Automatic GL 27 38 $22,311 $24,360
4-Door Manual GLS 22 31 $23,130 $25,380
4-Door Automatic GLS 21 30 $24,203 $26,455
4-Door TDI Automatic GLS 27 38 $24,389 $26,660
4-Door 4MOTION Manual GLS 21 30 $24,960 $27,130
4-Door 4MOTION Automatic GLS 20 29 $26,033 $28,205
4-Door V6 Manual GLX 20 28 $28,017 $30,790
4-Door V6 Automatic GLX 19 27 $29,090 $31,865
4-Door V6 4MOTION Automatic GLX 19 26 $30,920 $33,615
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,747
$21,043
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,445
$23,070
Monthly Payment Estimate
$374 / month
$385 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Station Wagon Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
39.1 39.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.7 54.6
Front Leg Room (in)
44.1 41.5
Front Hip Room (in)
51.0 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
33.9 35.3
Front Head Room (in)
40.5 39.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.4 98
Second Hip Room (in)
52.6 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 55.8
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
188.7 184.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
43.3 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 59.0
Liftover Height (in)
23.1 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.5 59.6
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 106.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
30.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.1 68.7
Track Width, Front (in)
58.9 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.9 5.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
42.2 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
43.5 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
33.5 39.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
47.2 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
32.5 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
73.0 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
66.2 56.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.6 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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 0.94 11.3 x 0.98
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 16.4
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.5 14.3
Tires
Front Tire Size
205/55HR16 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
compact P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
205/55HR16 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2700 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3255 3307
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4.0 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.3 7.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
430 - TBD -
Engine
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
Displacement
2.5L/150 1.8L/109
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
168 @ 5600 170 @ 5900
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 22
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Wagon 4 Door Wgn
Vehicle Name
Subaru Legacy Wagon (Natl) Volkswagen Passat Wagon
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.63 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower L-Arms NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -

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