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Selected Style 2010 Subaru WRX 4-Door Sedan Manual DE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual DE 22 30 $13,852 $14,540
4-Door Sedan CVT DE 22 28 $14,709 $15,440
4-Door Sedan Manual ES 22 30 $15,948 $16,740
4-Door Sedan Manual ES Sport 22 30 $15,948 $16,740
4-Door Sedan CVT ES 22 28 $16,805 $17,640
4-Door Sedan CVT ES Sport 22 28 $16,805 $17,640
4-Door Sedan Manual GTS 21 28 $17,663 $18,540
4-Door Sedan CVT GTS 21 27 $18,615 $19,540
4-Door Sedan TC-SST Ralliart N/A N/A $25,427 $26,690
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2010 Subaru Impreza WRX and STI may not appeal to everyone; a lack of refinement and poor fuel economy make these poor daily drivers. Despite this, both cars are extremely entertaining, very comfortable, and safe. Mitsubishi refers to the 2009 Lancer not as an economy car but as a "compact sport sedan," and its appearance and equipment—especially for the top GTS model—support this designation.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 30 mpg
EPA Classification Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.6
Second Hip Room (in) 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7
Passenger Capacity 5
Second Head Room (in) 36.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 180.0
Height, Overall (in) 58.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2
Wheelbase (in) 103.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.3
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.16
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Size P205/60R16
Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P205/60R16
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2922
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 152 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4
Fuel System MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 146 @ 4250
Engine Order Code 4B11
Displacement 2.0L/122
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.91
Trans Order Code NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.24
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.33
Trans Type 5
Body Style 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Lancer
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7
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