Compare 2009 Audi A4 vs 2009 Subaru Legacy

2009 Audi A4
2009 Subaru Legacy
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Legacy 4-Door H4 Automatic 20 26 $20,578 $21,795
Legacy 4-Door H4 Automatic GT Ltd 18 24 $28,381 $30,395
Legacy 4-Door H4 Automatic GT Ltd w/Nav 18 24 $30,100 $32,395
Legacy 4-Door H4 Automatic Ltd 20 26 $23,465 $24,995
Legacy 4-Door H4 Automatic Ltd PZEV 20 26 $23,672 $25,195
Legacy 4-Door H4 Automatic PZEV 20 26 $20,784 $21,995
Legacy 4-Door H4 Automatic Special Edition 20 26 $20,853 $22,095
Legacy 4-Door H4 Automatic Special Edition PZEV 20 26 $21,058 $22,295
Legacy 4-Door H4 Manual 20 26 $19,666 $20,795
Legacy 4-Door H4 Manual GT Ltd 18 25 $27,013 $28,895
Legacy 4-Door H4 Manual GT Spec B w/Nav 17 24 $32,106 $34,595
Legacy 4-Door H4 Manual PZEV 20 26 $19,872 $20,995
Legacy 4-Door H4 Manual Special Edition 20 26 $19,941 $21,095
Legacy 4-Door H4 Manual Special Edition PZEV 20 26 $20,146 $21,295
Legacy 4-Door H6 Automatic 3.0R 17 24 $24,894 $26,595
Legacy 4-Door H6 Automatic 3.0R Ltd 17 24 $27,911 $29,895
Legacy 4-Door H6 Automatic 3.0R Ltd w/Nav 17 24 $29,741 $31,895
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,851
$20,578
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,850
$21,795
Monthly Payment Estimate
$714 / month
$363 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2009 Audi A4 has grown into a more useful luxury sedan, though it goes overboard with optional, programmable handling. The 2009 Subaru Legacy appeals to rugged, sporty, and practical types, but not those who expect top refinement.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
45.1 53.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 44.1
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 51.0
Second Leg Room (in)
32.4 33.9
Front Head Room (in)
38.0 39.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 90.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 52.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.0 54.2
Second Head Room (in)
- TBD - 36.5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
54.8 59.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.8 58.7
Wheelbase (in)
104.3 105.1
Liftover Height (in)
24.9 26.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.0 69.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.0 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.0 8.4
Length, Overall (in)
180.0 188.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.9 11.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 0.47 10.6 x 0.39
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.18 10.8 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 16.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 35.4
Steering Type
Servotronic Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.3 16.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/45R17 205/50R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/45R17 205/50R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 3000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- TBD - 3325
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Alloy NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.5 6.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 490
Engine
Fuel System
FSI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
243 @ 3000-5000 169 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 6500 175 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 22
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.52 4.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Tiptronic Automatic,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 2.79
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.00
Trans Type
6 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Automatic w/OD Sportshift
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 1.55
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Audi A4 Subaru Legacy
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Trapezoidal Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/antisquat
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
4-Link MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/Lower L-Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 6

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