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
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
45.1 -
Height, Overall (in)
57.1 55.7
Liftover Height (in)
21.5 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
37.8 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
44.6 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 14.7/33.2
Brakes
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 11.5" x TBD
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 19.3
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 33.5
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
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
Spare Tire Size
T135/70D16 Temp
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3300
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2905-3250 3232
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.5 7.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
430 520
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
85 80
Engine
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
Fuel System
SFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 20
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Subaru Legacy Wagon Volvo 850
Body Style
4 Door Wagon 4dr Sdn
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Parallel Links w/Coil Springs

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