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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual FWD S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD S 21 31 $18,238 $18,999
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD SE 23 30 $21,550 $22,449
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD SE Leather Edition 23 30 $22,942 $23,899
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD GTS Sport 20 29 $21,502 $22,399
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD GTS Sport 23 30 $23,566 $24,549
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD SLS Sport 20 29 $24,094 $25,099
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD SLS Sport 23 30 $25,294 $26,349
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD SLS Sport w/Navi 23 30 $25,294 $26,349
4-Door Sedan CVT AWD S 23 30 $21,598 $22,499
4-Door Sedan CVT AWD SE 22 29 $22,846 $23,799
4-Door Sedan CVT AWD SE Leather Edition 22 29 $24,238 $25,249
4-Door Sedan CVT AWD GTS Sport 22 29 $24,862 $25,899
4-Door Sedan CVT AWD SLS Sport 22 29 $26,590 $27,699
4-Door Sedan CVT AWD SLS Sport w/Navi 22 29 $26,590 $27,699
4-Door dn CVT FWD S S 23 31 $20,158 $20,999
4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5i
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5i 19 27 $18,926 $19,995
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i 23 31 $19,844 $20,995
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i 23 31 $20,153 $21,295
4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5i Premium 19 27 $20,152 $21,295
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Premium 23 31 $21,070 $22,295
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i Premium 23 31 $21,380 $22,595
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Limited 23 31 $24,067 $25,595
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i Limited 23 31 $24,375 $25,895
4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5GT Limited 18 25 $29,442 $31,595
4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R 18 25 $23,533 $25,095
4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R Premium 18 25 $24,750 $26,295
4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R Limited 18 25 $26,821 $28,595
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,238
$18,926
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,999
$19,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$317 / month
$333 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line If you're looking for a sophisticated, well-equipped sporty sedan that's a lot of car for the money, you should definitely check out the 2012 Suzuki Kizashi. The 2012 Subaru Legacy remains the only mainstream, mid-size sedan to offer all-wheel drive; it's also among the better-handling models in this class, and a strong value in 2.5i form.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors 4 -
EPA Classification Compact Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 53.1 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6 37.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 40.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Hip Room (in) 52.1 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.5 56.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 37.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.6 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 43.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.4 103.0
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 71.7
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 183.1 186.4
Height, Overall (in) 58.3 59.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.6 61.8
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 108.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.3 14.7
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type 4-wheel disc Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.6 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 36.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P205/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P205/60R16
Spare Tire Size T145/90D16 NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3241 3270
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Engine
Fuel System MPFI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 170 @ 4000 170 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.4L/146 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 185 @ 6500 170 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas Flat 4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 25 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.12 - TBD -
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Trans Order Code NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name Suzuki Kizashi Subaru Legacy
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.3 8.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6 5
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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