Compare 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX - STI vs 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe

2009 Subaru Impreza WRX - STI
2009 Chevrolet Tahoe
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4-Door Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 18 25 $23,617 $24,995
5-Door Manual 18 25 $24,082 $25,495
4-Door Manual w/Premium Pkg 18 25 $25,925 $27,495
5-Door Manual w/Premium Pkg 18 25 $26,389 $27,995
4-Door Manual w/Sat/Nav 18 25 $27,771 $29,495
5-Door Manual w/Sat/Nav 18 25 $28,234 $29,995
5-Door Manual STI 18 25 $33,035 $34,995
5-Door Manual STI w/Gold Wheels 18 25 $34,892 $36,995
5-Door Manual STI w/Silver Wheels 18 25 $34,892 $36,995
5-Door Manual STI w/Gold Wheels/Nav 18 25 $36,562 $38,795
5-Door Manual STI w/Silver Wheels/Nav 18 25 $36,562 $38,795
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2WD 4-Door 1500 LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door 1500 LS 14 20 $34,377 $36,965
2WD 4-Door 1500 LT w/1LT 14 20 $36,748 $39,515
4WD 4-Door 1500 LS 14 20 $38,153 $41,025
2WD 4-Door 1500 LT w/2LT 14 20 $39,097 $42,040
4WD 4-Door 1500 LT w/1LT 14 20 $39,213 $42,165
4WD 4-Door 1500 LT w/2LT 14 20 $41,561 $44,690
2WD 4-Door 1500 LTZ 14 20 $45,151 $48,550
4WD 4-Door 1500 LTZ 14 20 $47,802 $51,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,617
$34,377
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,995
$36,965
Monthly Payment Estimate
$417 / month
$616 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
For those who need to get work done, but with some style and comfort, practicality still reigns in the 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact -
Rear Door Type
- Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.9 65.2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 64.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.6 -
Second Leg Room (in)
33.0 39.0
Front Head Room (in)
38.6 41.1
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 60.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.7 65.3
Passenger Capacity
5 9
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 39.2
Third Head Room (in)
- 37.9
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 61.7
Third Leg Room (in)
- 25.6
Third Hip Room (in)
- 49.1
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 76.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.9 -
Wheelbase (in)
103.1 116.0
Liftover Height (in)
27.4 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.5 79.0
Track Width, Front (in)
58.5 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 -
Length, Overall (in)
180.3 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
- NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- 9.1
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- NA
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- 10.5
Side Door Opening Width (in)
- NA
Overhang, Front (in)
- - TBD -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- NA
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- 31.7
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
- 202.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.0 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 49.10
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 81.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 108.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- 15.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- 16.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 41.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 49.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 60.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
- NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 0.71 13.6 x 0.8
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.5 x 0.94 13.0 x 1.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Channel 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 26
Fuel Tank Location
- - TBD -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 39.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.2 -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 17.75
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- 17.75
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D17 P265/70R17
Front Tire Order Code
NA QGI
Spare Tire Order Code
NA ZVL
Rear Tire Size
P205/50R17 P265/70R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QGI
Front Tire Size
P205/50R17 P265/70R17
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 2134
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 2134
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- - TBD -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 4500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 675
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 5000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3142 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- 10000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 4100
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- 2565
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 7100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 3200
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- 2697
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.1 16.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
MFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
244 @ 4000 305 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
NA LY2
Displacement
2.5L/150 4.8L/293
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 6000 295 @ 5600
Engine Type
Turbo Gas 4-Cyl Gas V8
Engine Oil Cooler
- NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 14
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.70 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.45 3.06
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.33 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 1.63
Trans Order Code
NA M30
Transfer Case Model
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Trans PTO Access
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- NA
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Subaru Impreza Sedan WRX Chevrolet Tahoe
Body Code
- E52
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Double wishbone Coil springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Upper A-Arm -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA 46.0
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut Coil springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 1.1
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower L-Arm -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA 46.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA 1.41
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 3200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 4100
Axle Type - Rear
- Semi-floating
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 4100
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 3250
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.23
Axle Type - Front
- Independent
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 3
Frame
Frame Type
- Ladder
Doors
Side Door Type
- NA

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