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Selected Style 2.5i Manual
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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 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
2.5 Automatic GT 19 25 $26,181 $28,445
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 Automatic Black Int GT Ltd 19 25 $28,638 $31,145
2.5 Automatic Taupe Int GT Ltd 19 25 $28,638 $31,145
2.5i 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 Outback Ltd 23 28 $25,087 $27,245
2.5i Manual PZEV Outback Ltd 23 28 $25,298 $27,445
2.5i Automatic Outback Ltd 22 28 $25,999 $28,245
2.5i Automatic PZEV Outback Ltd 22 28 $26,210 $28,445
2.5 Manual Outback XT 19 25 $25,997 $28,245
2.5 Automatic Outback XT 19 24 $27,091 $29,445
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 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
4-Door GL Manual *Ltd Avail*
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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
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Station Wagon Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.9 35.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.4 98
Front Head Room (in) 40.5 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) 52.6 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 55.8
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 -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 58.9 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 5.8
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
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 -
Brakes
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
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
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 Order Code NA NA
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
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) 2700 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3255 3307
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
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
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 168 @ 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
Displacement 2.5L/150 1.8L/109
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 31
Transmission
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
Trans Type 5 5
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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