Compare 1998 Subaru Legacy vs 1998 Toyota RAV4

1998 Subaru Legacy
1998 Toyota RAV4
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4-Door GT Automatic 2.5L DY Equip
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Legacy Sedan 4-Door GT Automatic 2.5L DY Equip 21 26 $21,167 $23,595
Legacy Sedan 4-Door GT Limited Automatic 2.5L BY Equip 21 26 $22,314 $24,895
Legacy Sedan 4-Door GT Manual 2.5L DY Equip 21 26 $20,453 $22,795
Legacy Sedan 4-Door L Automatic 2.2L DQ Equip 23 30 $17,992 $19,995
Legacy Sedan 4-Door L Manual 2.2L DQ Equip 23 30 $17,278 $19,195
Legacy Wagon 5-Door Brighton Automatic XA Equip 23 30 $16,502 $17,695
Legacy Wagon 5-Door Brighton Manual XA Equip 23 30 $15,788 $16,895
Legacy Wagon 5-Door GT Automatic DY Equip 21 26 $21,787 $24,295
Legacy Wagon 5-Door GT Manual DY Equip 21 27 $21,073 $23,495
Legacy Wagon 5-Door L Automatic DQ Equip 23 30 $18,612 $20,695
Legacy Wagon 5-Door L Manual DQ Equip 23 30 $17,898 $19,895
Legacy Wagon 5-Door Outback Automatic OL Cold Equip 21 26 $21,255 $23,695
Legacy Wagon 5-Door Outback Automatic OW Equip 21 26 $20,897 $23,295
Legacy Wagon 5-Door Outback Limited Automatic RL Equip 21 26 $22,763 $25,395
Legacy Wagon 5-Door Outback Limited Manual RL Equip 21 27 $22,049 $24,595
Legacy Wagon 5-Door Outback Ltd 30th Ann Automatic B1 Eq 21 26 $22,763 $25,395
Legacy Wagon 5-Door Outback Ltd 30th Ann Automatic w/Mnr 21 26 $23,822 $26,595
Legacy Wagon 5-Door Outback Ltd 30th Ann Manual B1 Eq 21 27 $22,049 $24,595
Legacy Wagon 5-Door Outback Ltd Automatic w/Dual Mnrf BK 21 26 $23,822 $26,595
Legacy Wagon 5-Door Outback Manual OL Cold Equip 21 27 $20,541 $22,895
Legacy Wagon 5-Door Outback Manual OW Equip 21 27 $20,183 $22,495
Legacy Wagon 5-Door Postal RHD Automatic PA Equip 23 30 $16,720 $17,195
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2-Door HardTop Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RAV4 2-Door HardTop Automatic 24 29 $15,028 $16,488
RAV4 2-Door HardTop Manual 24 29 $14,072 $15,438
RAV4 2-Door HardTop Manual 4WD 22 26 $15,097 $16,848
RAV4 2-Door SoftTop Automatic 24 29 $15,028 $16,488
RAV4 2-Door SoftTop Automatic 4WD 23 26 $16,037 $17,898
RAV4 2-Door SoftTop Manual 24 29 $14,072 $15,438
RAV4 2-Door SoftTop Manual 4WD 22 26 $15,097 $16,848
RAV4 4-Door Automatic 24 29 $15,813 $17,348
RAV4 4-Door Automatic 4WD 22 26 $16,808 $18,758
RAV4 4-Door Manual 24 29 $14,856 $16,298
RAV4 4-Door Manual 4WD 22 26 $15,868 $17,708
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,167
$15,028
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,595
$16,488
Monthly Payment Estimate
$393 / month
$275 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 50.2
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 39.5
Front Hip Room (in)
52.4 55.7
Second Leg Room (in)
34.6 33.9
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
92.1 84.3
Second Hip Room (in)
52.2 39.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.1 53.3
Second Head Room (in)
36.5 38.6
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
55.7 64.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.3 57.9
Wheelbase (in)
103.5 86.6
Liftover Height (in)
24.4 20.7
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)
181.5 147.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- 41.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- 40.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.6 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 33.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 17.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 9.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 41.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 42.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 32.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 34.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 x 0.39 NA
Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7 x 0.94 11.8 x 0.71
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4 Channel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes 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 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
37.4 34.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.5 17.7
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 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3160 2569
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4 16 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.3 8.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
85 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
490 325
Engine
Fuel System
SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
162 @ 4000 132 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5L/150 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
165 @ 5600 127 @ 5400
Engine Type
Gas Flat 4 Cyl Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 24
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.892
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.03 3.643
Clutch Size (in)
NA 9.3
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.296
Trans Type
4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 2.977
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.62 2.008
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.11 3.178
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 (Cont.)
w/Parallel Links w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 0.98
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.63 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower L-Arms w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 1.26
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.79 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Strut-Type Double-Wishbone

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