Compare 2005 Subaru Legacy vs 2005 Toyota Highlander

2005 Subaru Legacy
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2.5 GT Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Legacy Sedan (Natl) 2.5 GT Automatic 19 25 $25,270 $27,445
Legacy Sedan (Natl) 2.5 GT Ltd Automatic Black Interior 19 25 $27,546 $29,945
Legacy Sedan (Natl) 2.5 GT Ltd Automatic Taupe Interior 19 25 $27,546 $29,945
Legacy Sedan (Natl) 2.5 GT Ltd Manual Black Interior 19 25 $26,452 $28,745
Legacy Sedan (Natl) 2.5 GT Ltd Manual Taupe Interior 19 25 $26,452 $28,745
Legacy Sedan (Natl) 2.5 GT Manual 19 25 $24,176 $26,245
Legacy Sedan (Natl) 2.5i Automatic 22 30 $20,748 $22,445
Legacy Sedan (Natl) 2.5i Automatic PZEV 22 30 $20,959 $22,645
Legacy Sedan (Natl) 2.5i Ltd Automatic 22 30 $23,677 $25,695
Legacy Sedan (Natl) 2.5i Ltd Automatic PZEV 22 30 $23,888 $25,895
Legacy Sedan (Natl) 2.5i Ltd Manual 23 30 $22,765 $24,695
Legacy Sedan (Natl) 2.5i Ltd Manual PZEV 23 30 $22,976 $24,895
Legacy Sedan (Natl) 2.5i Manual 23 30 $19,836 $21,445
Legacy Sedan (Natl) 2.5i Manual PZEV 23 30 $20,047 $21,645
Legacy Sedan (Natl) Outback 3.0 R Automatic 19 25 $28,727 $31,245
Legacy Wagon (Natl) 2.5 GT Ltd Automatic Black Int 19 25 $28,638 $31,145
Legacy Wagon (Natl) 2.5 GT Ltd Automatic Taupe Int 19 25 $28,638 $31,145
Legacy Wagon (Natl) 2.5 GT Ltd Manual Black Int 19 25 $27,544 $29,945
Legacy Wagon (Natl) 2.5 GT Ltd Manual Taupe Int 19 25 $27,544 $29,945
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 2.5 XT Automatic 19 24 $27,091 $29,445
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 2.5 XT Ltd Automatic Black Int 19 24 $29,548 $32,145
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 2.5 XT Ltd Automatic Taupe Int 19 24 $29,548 $32,145
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 2.5 XT Ltd Manual Black Int 19 25 $28,454 $30,945
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 2.5 XT Ltd Manual Taupe Int 19 25 $28,454 $30,945
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 2.5 XT Manual 19 25 $25,997 $28,245
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 2.5i Automatic 22 28 $23,479 $25,445
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 2.5i Automatic PZEV 22 28 $23,690 $25,645
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 2.5i Ltd Automatic 22 28 $25,999 $28,245
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 2.5i Ltd Automatic PZEV 22 28 $26,210 $28,445
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 2.5i Ltd Manual 23 28 $25,087 $27,245
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 2.5i Ltd Manual PZEV 23 28 $25,298 $27,445
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 2.5i Manual 23 28 $22,567 $24,445
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 2.5i Manual PZEV 23 28 $22,778 $24,645
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 3.0 R L.L. Bean Edition 19 25 $29,820 $32,445
Legacy Wagon (Natl) Outback 3.0 R VDC Ltd 19 25 $30,912 $33,645
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4-Door 4-Cyl
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Highlander 4-Door 4-Cyl 22 27 $21,607 $24,280
Highlander 4-Door 4-Cyl 4WD 21 25 $22,853 $25,680
Highlander 4-Door 4-Cyl w/3rd Row 22 27 $22,365 $25,130
Highlander 4-Door V6 19 25 $22,551 $25,340
Highlander 4-Door V6 4WD Limited w/3rd Row 18 24 $28,104 $31,580
Highlander 4-Door V6 4WD w/3rd Row 18 24 $24,553 $27,590
Highlander 4-Door V6 Limited w/3rd Row 19 25 $26,858 $30,180
Highlander 4-Door V6 w/3rd Row 19 25 $23,307 $26,190
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,270
$21,607
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,445
$24,280
Monthly Payment Estimate
$457 / month
$405 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
33.9 36.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.1 104.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 40.0
Second Hip Room (in)
52.6 54.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 57.9
Second Head Room (in)
36.5 39.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.7 57.0
Front Leg Room (in)
44.1 40.7
Front Hip Room (in)
51.0 55.1
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
26.6 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.1 71.9
Track Width, Front (in)
58.9 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.9 6.9
Length, Overall (in)
186.2 184.6
Height, Overall (in)
56.1 67.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.5 61.6
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 106.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.4 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 39.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 80.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 x 1.18 11.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 0.70 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 19.1
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.0 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
215/45ZR17 P225/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
215/45ZR17 P225/70R16
Spare Tire Size
compact P225/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2700 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3365 3520
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4.0 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.7 1.69
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
490 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 100
Engine
Displacement
2.5L/150 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
250 @ 6000 160 @ 5700
Engine Type
Turbo Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
250 @ 3600 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 27
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.47 1.41
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Sportshift NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.37 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.26 2.20
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 3.12
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.02
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.54 3.94
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Subaru Legacy Sedan (Natl) Toyota Highlander
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.63 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower L-Arms MacPherson
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.83 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Dual-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Radius Arms MacPherson
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent

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