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L Coupe L 2.2L Manual AWD w/BL Equip


Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.94

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.1

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5


Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356


Fuel System SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 145 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas Flat 4 Cyl
Displacement 2.2L/135
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 137 @ 5400

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in)
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5
Height, Overall (in) 55.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.1
Length, Overall (in) 172.2
Wheelbase (in) 99.2

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.0
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.2
Second Head Room (in) 36.7
Second Leg Room (in) 32.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.4
Second Hip Room (in) 53.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.4
Front Hip Room (in) 51.8
Passenger Capacity 5


EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23


Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5


Vehicle Name Subaru Impreza Coupe
Vehicle Name Subaru Impreza Coupe
Body Style 2 Door Coupe


Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Links
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms
Suspension Type - Rear Strut-Type
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)


Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size 195/60R15
Rear Tire Size 195/60R15
Spare Tire Size T135/70D16


Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)


Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.55
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11
Clutch Size (in) 8.86
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)


EPA Classification Sub-Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2720


Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6