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Selected Style 5-Door Wagon XA Brighton Manual 2.2L
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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 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 Automatic 2.5L DY Equip GT 21 27 $21,787 $24,295
5-Door Wagon Manual 2.5L DY Equip GT 21 27 $21,073 $23,495
5-Door Wagon Automatic 2.5L TR Equip LSi 21 27 $23,024 $25,695
5-Door Wagon Manual OW Outback 21 27 $20,187 $22,495
5-Door Wagon Automatic OW Outback 21 27 $20,901 $23,295
5-Door Wagon Manual OL Cold Pkg Outback 21 27 $20,542 $22,895
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 TL Limited Outback 21 27 $22,408 $24,995
5-Door Wagon Automatic 2.2L Postal RHD 23 30 $16,695 $17,195
4-Door Sedan Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GT 20 29 $25,740 $28,040
4-Door Sedan Automatic GT 20 29 $26,715 $29,015
4-Door Sedan Automatic Turbo w/Sunroof LP 20 27 $29,435 $31,835
4-Door Sedan Automatic Turbo 19 26 $31,550 $34,500
5-Door Wagon Automatic Turbo w/Sunroof LP 20 27 $30,735 $33,135
5-Door Wagon Automatic Turbo 19 26 $32,850 $35,800
5-Door Wagon Manual GT 20 29 $27,040 $29,340
5-Door Wagon Automatic GT 20 29 $28,015 $30,315
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
5-Door Wagon Automatic 20 29 $26,785 $28,985
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
4-Door Sedan Manual w/Sunroof GT 20 29 $26,940 $29,240
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof GT 20 29 $27,915 $30,215
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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,788
$24,510
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,895
$26,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$282 / month
$445 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Wagon Midsize
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Front Head Room (in) 39.5 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95 111.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 6.2
Length, Overall (in) 183.9 183.5
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 73 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA -
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 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 14.7/33.2
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 19.3
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 16.8
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
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 185/70SR14 P195/60R15
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 495
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 3300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2905-3250 3232
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 Temp
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"
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
Engine Type Gas Flat 4 Cyl Gas I5
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 29
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Wagon 4dr Sdn
Vehicle Name Subaru Legacy Wagon Volvo 850
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 .787
Suspension Type - Rear Strut-Type Delta Link
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
 
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