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Selected Style 5-Door L Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Outback H6 VDC 20 27 $28,839 $31,895
5-Door Manual L 21 28 $18,187 $19,995
5-Door Automatic L 22 27 $18,909 $20,795
5-Door Manual GT 21 28 $21,577 $23,795
5-Door Automatic GT 22 27 $22,299 $24,595
5-Door Manual Outback w/RB Equip 21 28 $20,767 $22,895
5-Door Automatic Outback w/RB Equip 22 27 $21,489 $23,695
5-Door Manual Outback w/RL Equip 21 28 $20,947 $23,095
5-Door Automatic Outback w/RL Equip 22 27 $21,669 $23,895
5-Door Manual Outback w/GB Equip 21 28 $21,219 $23,395
5-Door Automatic Outback w/GB Equip 22 27 $21,941 $24,195
5-Door Manual Outback w/GL Equip 21 28 $21,399 $23,595
5-Door Automatic Outback w/GL Equip 22 27 $22,121 $24,395
5-Door Manual Outback Ltd 21 28 $23,815 $26,295
5-Door Automatic Outback Ltd 22 27 $24,537 $27,095
5-Door Outback H6 L.L. Bean Edition 20 27 $26,687 $29,495
4-Door Sedan LX
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 20 27 $17,356 $18,550
4-Door Sedan SE 20 27 $17,868 $19,325
4-Door Sedan SES 20 27 $18,781 $20,340
4-Door Sedan SEL 18 27 $20,118 $21,825
4-Door Wagon SE 18 26 $18,907 $20,480
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,187
$17,356
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,995
$18,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$333 / month
$309 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Station Wagon Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 39.1 38.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 56.6
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 51.3 54.5
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.9 104.7
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 40.0
Second Hip Room (in) 51.9 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 57.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.3 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 187.4 197.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 43.3 -
Height, Overall (in) 59.6 57.8
Liftover Height (in) 25.2 26.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.3 62.1
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 108.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 30.2 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.7 73.0
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 61.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 68.6 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 42.3 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 43.5 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 29.9 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 47.2 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 33.2 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 74.9 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 17.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.39 NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 8.9 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.94 10.9 x 1.0
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 18.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 39.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 2.68
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.1 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size 205/60HR15 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size Compact T135/70D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 205/60HR15 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1250
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165 125
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3335 3326
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 430 600
Engine
Engine Type Gas Flat 4 Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 162 @ 4000 185 @ 3950
Engine Order Code NA 99U
Displacement 2.5L/150 3.0L/181
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 155 @ 4900
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 20
Transmission
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.11 1.54
Trans Order Code NA 44L
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90 3.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 2.77
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Subaru Legacy Wagon Ford Taurus
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 .81
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Radius Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 22.1
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59 .73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 22.1
 
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