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Selected Style 2013 Subaru WRX 2-Door HB Manual *Ltd Avail*
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Manual 21 31 $23,035 $23,995
2-Door HB Manual PZEV 21 31 $23,035 $23,995
2-Door HB DSG 24 33 $24,091 $25,095
2-Door HB DSG PZEV 24 33 $24,091 $25,095
2-Door HB Manual w/Convertible & Sunroof 21 31 $25,321 $26,375
2-Door HB Manual PZEV w/Convertible & Sunroof 21 31 $25,321 $26,375
2-Door HB DSG w/Convertible & Sunroof 24 33 $26,377 $27,475
2-Door HB DSG PZEV w/Convertible & Sunroof 24 33 $26,377 $27,475
2-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof & Navi 21 31 $26,827 $27,945
2-Door HB Manual PZEV w/Sunroof & Navi 21 31 $26,827 $27,945
2-Door HB DSG w/Sunroof & Navi 24 33 $27,883 $29,045
2-Door HB DSG PZEV w/Sunroof & Navi 24 33 $27,883 $29,045
2-Door HB Manual Automaticbahn 21 31 $28,795 $29,995
2-Door HB Manual PZEV Automaticbahn 21 31 $28,795 $29,995
2-Door HB DSG Automaticbahn 24 33 $29,851 $31,095
2-Door HB DSG PZEV Automaticbahn 24 33 $29,851 $31,095
4-Door HB Manual 21 31 $23,611 $24,595
4-Door HB Manual PZEV 21 31 $23,611 $24,595
4-Door HB DSG 24 33 $24,667 $25,695
4-Door HB DSG PZEV 24 33 $24,667 $25,695
4-Door HB Manual w/Convertible & Sunroof 21 31 $25,897 $26,975
4-Door HB Manual PZEV w/Convertible & Sunroof 21 31 $25,897 $26,975
4-Door HB DSG w/Convertible & Sunroof 24 33 $26,953 $28,075
4-Door HB DSG PZEV w/Convertible & Sunroof 24 33 $26,953 $28,075
4-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof & Navi 21 31 $27,403 $28,545
4-Door HB Manual PZEV w/Sunroof & Navi 21 31 $27,403 $28,545
4-Door HB DSG w/Sunroof & Navi 24 33 $28,459 $29,645
4-Door HB DSG PZEV w/Sunroof & Navi 24 33 $28,459 $29,645
4-Door HB Manual Automaticbahn 21 31 $29,371 $30,595
4-Door HB Manual PZEV Automaticbahn 21 31 $29,371 $30,595
4-Door HB DSG Automaticbahn 24 33 $30,427 $31,695
4-Door HB DSG PZEV Automaticbahn 24 33 $30,427 $31,695
4-Door HB Manual Wolfsburg 21 31 $24,091 $25,095
4-Door HB Manual PZEV Wolfsburg 21 31 $24,091 $25,095
4-Door HB DSG Wolfsburg 24 33 $25,147 $26,195
4-Door HB DSG PZEV Wolfsburg 24 33 $25,147 $26,195
4-Door HB Manual Driver's Edition 21 31 $28,507 $29,695
4-Door HB Manual PZEV Driver's Edition 21 31 $28,507 $29,695
4-Door HB DSG Driver's Edition 24 33 $29,563 $30,795
4-Door HB DSG PZEV Driver's Edition 24 33 $29,563 $30,795
Pricing
Invoice Price
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$23,035
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$23,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$400 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 Subaru Impreza WRX and STI are fun to drive, tractable in a wide range of conditions, and surprisingly comfortable and versatile; but the lack of an automatic transmission and poor fuel economy are factors that might limit their appeal.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification - Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 53.1
Front Leg Room (in) - 41.2
Passenger Capacity - 5
Front Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) - 35.5
Front Head Room (in) - 39.3
Second Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) - 54.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 93.5
Second Head Room (in) - 38.5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) - 57.8
Track Width, Rear (in) - 59.7
Wheelbase (in) - 101.5
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - 70.0
Track Width, Front (in) - 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 5.0
Length, Overall (in) - 165.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 15.3
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 11.3 x 0.5
Brake Type - Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) - Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 12.3 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) - NA
Brake ABS System - 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 35.8
Steering Type - Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 15.6
Tires
Spare Tire Size - Compact
Front Tire Order Code - NA
Spare Tire Order Code - NA
Rear Tire Size - 225/40R18
Rear Tire Order Code - NA
Front Tire Size - 225/40R18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3034
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material - Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) - 18 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material - Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) - 18 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - 8.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 120
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 200 @ 5100-6000
Engine Type - Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System - Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 207 @ 1800-5000
Engine Order Code - NA
Displacement - 2.0L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 31
Transmission
Drivetrain - Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.11
Trans Description Cont. Again - NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - 1.64
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.09
Trans Order Code - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.94/3.09
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.10
Trans Description Cont. - Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.93
First Gear Ratio (:1) - 3.36
Clutch Size (in) - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.47
Trans Type - 6
Summary
Body Style - 2 Door Hatchback
Vehicle Name - Volkswagen GTI
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front - MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear - Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - 7.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - - TBD -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating - -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger - -
Overall Side Crash Rating - -
Side Barrier Rating - -
Side Barrier Rating Driver - -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat - -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat - -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat - -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat - -
Rollover Rating -
 
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