Compare 1997 Subaru Impreza vs 1997 Toyota RAV4

1997 Subaru Impreza
1997 Toyota RAV4
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Coupe 1.8L Manual AWD Brighton
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Coupe 1.8L Manual AWD Brighton 24 30 $12,818 $13,795
Coupe 2.2L Automatic AWD Brighton 23 30 $13,734 $14,795
4-Door Sedan Manual AWD w/BL Equip L 23 30 $14,445 $15,895
Coupe 2.2L Manual AWD w/BL Equip L 23 30 $14,445 $15,895
5-Door Wagon Manual w/BL Equip L 23 30 $14,804 $16,295
4-Door Sedan Automatic AWD w/BL Equip L 23 30 $15,163 $16,695
Coupe 2.2L Automatic AWD w/BL Equip L 23 30 $15,163 $16,695
5-Door Wagon Automatic w/BL Equip L 23 30 $15,522 $17,095
5-Door Wagon Manual w/ES Outback Sport 23 30 $16,321 $17,995
5-Door Wagon Automatic w/ES Outback Sport 23 30 $17,039 $18,795
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2-Door Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Manual 24 30 $13,779 $15,118
4-Door Manual 24 30 $14,417 $15,818
2-Door Automatic 24 29 $14,738 $16,168
2-Door Manual 4WD 22 26 $14,801 $16,518
4-Door Automatic 24 29 $15,375 $16,868
4-Door Manual 4WD 22 26 $15,428 $17,218
4-Door Automatic 4WD 22 27 $16,368 $18,268
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,818
$13,779
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,795
$15,118
Monthly Payment Estimate
$230 / month
$252 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub Compact Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
53.1 39.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.0 53.3
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 38.6
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.4 50.2
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 39.5
Front Hip Room (in)
51.8 55.8
Second Leg Room (in)
32.5 33.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
84.4 -TBD-
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
57.5 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 7.3
Length, Overall (in)
172.2 147.2
Height, Overall (in)
55.5 64.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.1 57.7
Wheelbase (in)
99.2 86.6
Liftover Height (in)
NA -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.1 66.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- -TBD-
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- -TBD-
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.1 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- -TBD-
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- -TBD-
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 34.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- -TBD-
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- -TBD-
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 9.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- -TBD-
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Pwr-assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9 x 1.38 -TBD-
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.1 x 0.94 -TBD-
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 15.3
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.5 -TBD-
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.5 33.5
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 -TBD-
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA -TBD-
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
175/70R14 P215/70R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact P215/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
175/70R14 P215/70R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2600-2795 2469
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 16" x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA 16" x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 16" x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.5 -TBD-
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
75 -TBD-
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 -TBD-
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
115 @ 5600 120 @ 5400
Engine Type
Gas Flat 4 Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
120 @ 4000 125 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/111 2.0L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 30
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 -TBD-
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 -TBD-
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.11 -TBD-
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 -TBD-
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.55 -TBD-
Clutch Size (in)
8.86 -TBD-
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 -TBD-
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 -TBD-
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- -TBD-
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- -TBD-
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door
Vehicle Name
Subaru Impreza Coupe Toyota RAV4
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30 -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.75 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Rear
Strut-Type Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Parallel Links w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front
Strut-Type MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower L-Arms w/Stabilizer Bar

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