Compare 1997 Subaru Legacy vs 1997 Toyota RAV4

1997 Subaru Legacy
1997 Toyota RAV4
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4-Door Sedan GT Automatic 2.5L DY Equip
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2-Door Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RAV4 2-Door Automatic 24 29 $14,738 $16,168
RAV4 2-Door Manual 24 30 $13,779 $15,118
RAV4 2-Door Manual 4WD 22 26 $14,801 $16,518
RAV4 4-Door Automatic 24 29 $15,375 $16,868
RAV4 4-Door Automatic 4WD 22 27 $16,368 $18,268
RAV4 4-Door Manual 24 30 $14,417 $15,818
RAV4 4-Door Manual 4WD 22 26 $15,428 $17,218
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,167
$14,738
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,595
$16,168
Monthly Payment Estimate
$393 / month
$269 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 50.2
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 39.5
Front Hip Room (in)
52.4 55.8
Second Leg Room (in)
34.6 33.9
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
92 -TBD-
Second Hip Room (in)
52.2 39.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.1 53.3
Second Head Room (in)
36.5 38.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
55.7 64.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.3 57.7
Wheelbase (in)
103.5 86.6
Liftover Height (in)
24.4 -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.5 66.7
Track Width, Front (in)
57.5 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.5 7.3
Length, Overall (in)
181.5 147.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- -TBD-
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- -TBD-
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13 -
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-
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- -TBD-
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- -TBD-
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.5 x 0.39 NA
Brake Type
Power Pwr-assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -TBD-
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7 x 0.94 -TBD-
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4 Channel NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 15.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 33.5
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 -TBD-
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
37.4 -TBD-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.5 -TBD-
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T135/70D16 P215/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
205/55R16 P215/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
205/55R16 P215/70R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
165 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2885-3160 2513
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16" x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16" x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4 16" x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.3 -TBD-
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
85 -TBD-
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
490 -TBD-
Engine
Fuel System
SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
162 @ 4000 125 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5L/150 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
165 @ 5600 120 @ 5400
Engine Type
Gas Flat 4 Cyl Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 24
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.11 -TBD-
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 -TBD-
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.03 -TBD-
Clutch Size (in)
NA -TBD-
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -TBD-
Trans Type
4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 -TBD-
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.62 -TBD-
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- -TBD-
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- -TBD-
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 2 Door
Vehicle Name
Subaru Legacy Sedan Toyota RAV4
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Strut-Type Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Parallel Links w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.59 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower L-Arms w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.75 -TBD-

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