Compare 1997 Subaru Legacy Wagon vs 1997 Volvo 850

1997 Subaru Legacy Wagon
1997 Volvo 850
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5-Door Wagon Manual 2.2L XA Brighton
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon Manual 2.2L XA Brighton 23 30 $15,788 $16,895
5-Door Wagon Automatic 2.2L Postal RHD 23 30 $16,695 $17,195
5-Door Wagon Automatic 2.2L XA Brighton 23 30 $16,502 $17,695
5-Door Wagon Manual 2.2L DQ Equip L 23 30 $17,898 $19,895
5-Door Wagon Automatic DQ Equip L 23 30 $18,612 $20,695
5-Door Wagon Manual OW Outback 21 27 $20,187 $22,495
5-Door Wagon Manual OL Cold Pkg Outback 21 27 $20,542 $22,895
5-Door Wagon Automatic OW Outback 21 27 $20,901 $23,295
5-Door Wagon Manual 2.5L DY Equip GT 21 27 $21,073 $23,495
5-Door Wagon Automatic OL Cold Pkg Outback 21 27 $21,256 $23,695
5-Door Wagon Manual TL Limited Outback 21 27 $21,694 $24,195
5-Door Wagon Automatic 2.5L DY Equip GT 21 27 $21,787 $24,295
5-Door Wagon Automatic TL Limited Outback 21 27 $22,408 $24,995
5-Door Wagon Automatic 2.5L TR Equip LSi 21 27 $23,024 $25,695
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4-Door Sedan Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 20 29 $24,510 $26,710
4-Door Sedan Automatic 20 29 $25,485 $27,685
5-Door Wagon Manual 20 29 $25,810 $28,010
4-Door Sedan Manual GT 20 29 $25,740 $28,040
5-Door Wagon Automatic 20 29 $26,785 $28,985
4-Door Sedan Automatic GT 20 29 $26,715 $29,015
4-Door Sedan Manual w/Sunroof GT 20 29 $26,940 $29,240
5-Door Wagon Manual GT 20 29 $27,040 $29,340
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof GT 20 29 $27,915 $30,215
5-Door Wagon Automatic GT 20 29 $28,015 $30,315
5-Door Wagon Manual w/Sunroof GT 20 29 $28,240 $30,540
5-Door Wagon Automatic w/Sunroof GT 20 29 $29,215 $31,515
4-Door Sedan Automatic Turbo w/Sunroof LP 20 27 $29,435 $31,835
5-Door Wagon Automatic Turbo w/Sunroof LP 20 27 $30,735 $33,135
4-Door Sedan Automatic Turbo 19 26 $31,550 $34,500
5-Door Wagon Automatic Turbo 19 26 $32,850 $35,800
4-Door Sedan Automatic Turbo HP 19 26 $34,985 $38,685
5-Door Wagon Automatic 850 Turbo HP 19 26 $36,435 $40,135
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,788
$24,510
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,895
$26,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$282 / month
$445 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Wagon Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 56.3
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 41.4
Front Hip Room (in)
52.4 55.2
Second Leg Room (in)
34.8 35.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95 111.5
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 39.1
Second Hip Room (in)
52.2 55.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.1 57.1
Second Head Room (in)
38.8 37.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
45.1 -
Height, Overall (in)
57.1 55.7
Liftover Height (in)
21.5 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.3 57.9
Wheelbase (in)
103.5 104.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
31.4 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.5 69.3
Track Width, Front (in)
57.5 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 6.2
Length, Overall (in)
183.9 183.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
37.8 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
44.6 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
36 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
NA -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
33.9 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
75.1 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
73 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 14.7/33.2
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 11.5" x TBD
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9 x 1.4 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.1 x 0.94 11.0" x TBD
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 19.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 33.5
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.4 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
37.4 NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.5 16.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T135/70D16 Temp
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
185/70SR14 P195/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
185/70SR14 P195/60R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
165 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 495
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2905-3250 3232
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 15" x 6.5"
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 15" x 6.5"
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4 Temp
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.5 7.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
85 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
430 520
Engine
Fuel System
SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
145 @ 4000 162 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
NA B5254-S
Displacement
2.2L/135 2.4L/148.6 CID
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
137 @ 5400 168 @ 6100
Engine Type
Gas Flat 4 Cyl Gas I5
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 20
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.09 0.87
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.55 3.07
Clutch Size (in)
8.86 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.19
Trans Type
5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.30
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.77
Trans Order Code
NA M56H
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.90 4.00
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Wagon 4dr Sdn
Vehicle Name
Subaru Legacy Wagon Volvo 850
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Parallel Links w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut-Type MacPherson Struts
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.59 .767
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower L-Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.75 .787
Suspension Type - Rear
Strut-Type Delta Link

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