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Brighton 5dr Brighton Manual XA Equip


Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.94
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.4
Brake Type Power
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System
Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 44.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 69.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 36.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 33.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 37.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 75.1

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5


Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 85
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 430


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

Exterior Dimensions

Length, Overall (in) 184.5
Wheelbase (in) 103.5
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5
Liftover Height (in) 21.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 45.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 31.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.3
Height, Overall (in) 57.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.1
Second Hip Room (in) 52.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.5
Front Hip Room (in) 52.4
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6
Second Leg Room (in) 34.8
Second Head Room (in) 38.8


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


Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4


Vehicle Name Subaru Legacy Wagon
Body Style 4 Door Wagon
Vehicle Name Subaru Legacy Wagon


Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Strut-Type
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Links
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59


Rear Tire Size 185/70SR14
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Size T135/70D16
Front Tire Size 185/70SR14
Front Tire Order Code


Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)


Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.11
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) 3.90
Clutch Size (in) 8.86
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)


EPA Classification Mid-Size Station Wagon

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2905


Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5

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