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Selected Style 5-Door L Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Manual L 21 28 $18,187 $19,995
5-Door Automatic L 22 27 $18,909 $20,795
5-Door Manual Outback w/RB Equip 21 28 $20,767 $22,895
5-Door Manual Outback w/RL Equip 21 28 $20,947 $23,095
5-Door Manual Outback w/GB Equip 21 28 $21,219 $23,395
5-Door Manual Outback w/GL Equip 21 28 $21,399 $23,595
5-Door Automatic Outback w/RB Equip 22 27 $21,489 $23,695
5-Door Manual GT 21 28 $21,577 $23,795
5-Door Automatic Outback w/RL Equip 22 27 $21,669 $23,895
5-Door Automatic Outback w/GB Equip 22 27 $21,941 $24,195
5-Door Automatic Outback w/GL Equip 22 27 $22,121 $24,395
5-Door Automatic GT 22 27 $22,299 $24,595
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
5-Door Outback H6 VDC 20 27 $28,839 $31,895
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 Wagon SE 18 26 $18,907 $20,480
4-Door Sedan SEL 18 27 $20,118 $21,825
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
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
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.9 104.7
Second Hip Room (in) 51.9 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 57.3
Second Head Room (in) 39.1 38.1
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.3 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 187.4 197.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 68.6 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 17.0
Brakes
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 18.0
Steering
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 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 17.0
Tires
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
Front Tire Size 205/60HR15 P215/60R16
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1250
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3335 3326
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 4
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
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
Engine Type Gas Flat 4 Cyl Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 20
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Subaru Legacy Wagon Ford Taurus
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 .81
 
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