Compare 2001 Subaru Legacy Wagon vs 2001 Volkswagen Passat

2001 Subaru Legacy Wagon
2001 Volkswagen Passat
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5-Door Manual L
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
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4-Door Sedan Manual GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $19,519 $21,450
4-Door Wagon Manual GLS 24 31 $20,242 $22,250
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 20 29 $20,592 $22,525
4-Door Wagon Automatic GLS 20 29 $21,315 $23,325
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 20 29 $21,868 $24,050
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLS 20 29 $22,591 $24,850
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 18 26 $22,941 $25,125
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLS 18 26 $23,664 $25,925
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLS 17 24 $24,770 $26,875
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLS 17 24 $25,493 $27,675
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLX 20 29 $25,626 $28,210
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLX 20 29 $26,348 $29,010
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLX 18 26 $26,699 $29,285
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLX 18 26 $27,421 $30,085
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLX 17 24 $28,528 $31,035
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLX 17 24 $29,250 $31,835
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,187
$19,519
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,995
$21,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$333 / month
$358 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Station Wagon Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
34.3 35.3
Front Head Room (in)
40.2 39.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95.9 95.3
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 55.8
Second Head Room (in)
39.1 37.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 54.6
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 41.5
Front Hip Room (in)
51.3 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
57.5 59.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 4.3
Length, Overall (in)
187.4 184.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
43.3 -
Height, Overall (in)
59.6 57.5
Liftover Height (in)
25.2 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.3 59.1
Wheelbase (in)
104.3 106.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
30.2 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.7 68.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
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 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 15
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.1 x 0.94 11.1 x 0.98
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 0.39 9.6 x 0.39
Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 16.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.5 14.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.4 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
205/60HR15 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
Compact P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
205/60HR15 P195/65HR15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
165 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3335 3122
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.5 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
430 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 90
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
165 @ 5600 150 @ 5700
Engine Type
Gas Flat 4 Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
162 @ 4000 155 @ 1750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5L/150 1.8L/109
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 31
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 2.12
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.90 3.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.09 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.45 3.50
Clutch Size (in)
8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.30
Trans Type
5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Subaru Legacy Wagon Volkswagen Passat
Body Style
4 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.59 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower L-Arms Four-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Radius Arms Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent

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