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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan CE Manual (SE)
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual CE 32 41 $13,047 $14,105
4-Door Sedan Automatic CE 30 38 $13,787 $14,905
4-Door Sedan Manual S 32 41 $13,710 $15,150
4-Door Sedan Automatic S 30 38 $14,434 $15,950
4-Door Sedan Manual LE 32 41 $13,859 $15,315
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 30 38 $14,583 $16,115
4-Door Sedan Manual XRS 26 34 $16,179 $17,880
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 30 38 $14,583 $16,115
2.5 i Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2.5 Manual i 22 29 $17,336 $18,295
2.5 Automatic i 23 28 $18,070 $19,095
2.5 Manual WRX TR 20 26 $22,562 $23,995
2.5 Manual WRX 20 26 $23,481 $24,995
2.5 Manual Black Int WRX Limited 20 26 $25,775 $27,495
2.5 Manual Beige Int WRX Limited 20 26 $25,775 $27,495
2.5 Automatic Black Int WRX Limited 21 26 $26,692 $28,495
2.5 Automatic Beige Int WRX Limited 21 26 $26,692 $28,495
2.5 w/Gold Wheels WRX STi 18 24 $31,044 $32,995
2.5 w/Silver Wheels WRX STi 18 24 $31,044 $32,995
2.5 Manual Outback Sport 22 29 $18,156 $19,195
2.5 Automatic Outback Sport 23 28 $18,890 $19,995
2.5 Manual Outback Sport Sp Edition 22 29 $18,615 $19,695
2.5 Automatic Outback Sport Sp Edition 23 28 $19,349 $20,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,047
$17,336
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,105
$18,295
Monthly Payment Estimate
$235 / month
$305 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 32 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 41 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4 33.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.3 87.6
Second Hip Room (in) 46.2 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 52.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.1 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 52.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.9
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9 53.3
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 26.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9 68.5
Track Width, Front (in) 58.3 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 6.3
Length, Overall (in) 178.3 175.4
Height, Overall (in) 58.5 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.5 58.1
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 99.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.6 11.0
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x - TBD - 10.8 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Channel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.3 x 0.39
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x - TBD - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 15.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.5 16.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P185/65R15 P205/55VR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/65R15 P205/55VR16
Spare Tire Size Compact T135/70D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2530 3016
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 356
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 90
Engine
Displacement 1.8L/108 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 126 @ 6000 173 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Fuel System SEFI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 4200 166 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 32 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 41 29
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 2.06
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.90
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 1.09
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.45
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Corolla Subaru Impreza Sedan
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Lower L-Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Parallel Links
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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