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2009 Subaru Impreza WRX

4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan

2008 Subaru Impreza WRX w/VDC

4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan

2009 Subaru Impreza
(2009 Subaru Impreza 4dr Sedan shown)
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2008 Subaru Impreza
(2008 Subaru Impreza 4dr Sedan shown)
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MSRP $24,995 $24,350
Destination Charge $695 $645
Invoice Price $23,617 $22,997
Total List Price $25,690 $24,995
Available Engines 265-hp, 2.5-liter H-4 (premium) 224-hp, 2.5-liter H-4 (premium)
Available Transmissions 5-speed manual w/OD 4-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 5-speed manual w/OD
Fuel Economy City 18 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 25 mpg 24 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data    
Front, Passenger's
Front, Driver's
Other, Overall Rollover Rating
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
IIHS Crash Test Data    
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot Good Good
Side, Driver Torso Good Good
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good Good
Other, Head Restraint - Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Good Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Good Good
Side, Structure/safety cage Acceptable Acceptable
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good Good
Other, Roof Strength Good -
Side, Overall Side Good Good
Side, Driver Head Protection Good Good
Overview 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX w/VDC
Safety Overview driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
Drive-Type Overview all wheel drive all wheel drive
Audio Overview Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 4, integrated roof antenna
Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 4, integrated roof antenna
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 6-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder, 10, automatic equalizer
Available:
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 6-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder, 10, automatic equalizer
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 10, automatic equalizer
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
Available:
5, amplifier
Available:
amplifier
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, automatic equalizer
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
Available:
radio steering wheel controls
Available:
5, amplifier
N/A Available:
radio steering wheel controls
N/A Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, automatic equalizer
Interior 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX w/VDC
Air conditioning, front automatic automatic
Air filter Standard Standard
Underseat ducts Standard Standard
Cargo concealed storage Standard Standard
Cargo net Available Available
Clock in-dash in-dash
Compass Available Available
Cruise control Standard Standard
Cup holders front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim Standard:
leather
Standard:
leather
Available:
leather/aluminum
Available:
leather/metal-look
Available:
urethane
Available:
titanium
Available:
leather/metal-look
N/A
Available:
titanium
N/A
12V DC power outlet 2 2
Ashtray Available Available
Floor console full full
Floor mats Standard:
carpeted front & rear
Standard:
carpeted front & rear
Available:
rubber front & rear
Available:
rubber front & rear
Front windows power power
Rear windows power power
1-Touch Window Down driver driver
Programmable garage door opener Available Available
Instrumentation analog analog
Tachometer Standard Standard
Trip computer Standard Available
Water temp gauge Standard Standard
Low fuel warning Standard Standard
Service interval warning Available Available
Exterior temperature display Standard Standard
Lighting - glovebox Standard Standard
Lighting - map lights front front
Lighting - dome light fade fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard Standard
Rear window defogger Standard Standard
Rearview mirror Standard:
day-night
Standard:
day-night
Available:
auto-dimming day-night
Available:
auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger
Fuel door release mechanical mechanical
Remote trunk release mechanical mechanical
Seatback storage pockets 1 1
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard
Steering wheel material leather/metal-look leather/metal-look
Seats 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX w/VDC
Front seat type sport sport
Seating capacity 5 passengers 5 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 6-way 6-way
Front passenger seat direction controls 4-way 4-way
Front armrests center center
Front head restraints fixed fixed
Heated front seats Available:
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Available:
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Rear seats 60-40 bench 60-40 bench
Rear armrest Standard N/A
Rear head restraints 3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable
Seat trim cloth cloth
Entertainment 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX w/VDC
Radio Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan
Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
Available:
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
N/A Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player Standard:
in-dash mounted single
Standard:
in-dash mounted single
Available:
in-dash mounted 6-disc
Available:
in-dash mounted 6-disc
MP3 capability Standard Standard
Auxiliary audio input Available Available
DVD-Audio Available Available
Steering wheel audio controls Available Available
Speakers Standard:
4
Standard:
4
Available:
10
Available:
10
Available:
5
Available:
5
Amplifier Available Available
Equalizer Available:
automatic
Available:
automatic
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard Standard
Entertainment system Available:
with DVD and digital media
Available:
with DVD and digital media
Navigation system Available Available
1st row LCD screen Available:
1
Available:
1
Safety and Security 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX w/VDC
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Occupant sensor Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Height adjustable safety belts front front
Seatbelt pretensioners front front
Headlights halogen halogen
Exterior light control auto off auto off
Daytime running lights Standard Standard
Illuminated entry Standard Standard
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Panic alarm Standard Standard
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard Standard
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Standard Standard
Ignition disable Standard Standard
First aid kit Available Available
Low tire pressure warning Standard Standard
Warranty 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX w/VDC
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 36/36,000 36/36,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 60/60,000 60/60,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 60/unlimited 60/unlimited
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 36/36,000 36/36,000
Exterior 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX w/VDC
Antenna integrated roof integrated roof
Body material fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Bodyside moldings Available:
body-colored
Available:
body-colored
Grille trim Standard:
black
Standard:
black w/chrome surround
Available:
black w/body-color surround
Available:
black w/body-color surround
Fog/driving lights Available:
front
Available:
front
Door count 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door trunk trunk
Tinted windows light light
Rear window type fixed fixed
Mirrors dual power remote dual power remote
Heated side mirrors Available Available
Sunroof Available:
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
N/A
Spoiler Standard:
lip
Available:
wing
Available:
wing
Available:
lip
Roof rack Available Available
Tires P225/45VR17.0 BSW performance P205/50VR17.0 BSW AS
Wheels Standard:
17" silver aluminum
Standard:
17" silver aluminum
Available:
silver aluminum
Available:
silver aluminum
Spare tire and wheel compact steel compact steel
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent
Mud flaps Available Available
Mechanical 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX w/VDC
Engine 2.5L H-4 2.5L H-4
Engine - valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Turbocharger intercooled turbo intercooled turbo
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard Standard
Drive type all wheel all wheel
Engine block heater Available Available
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard Standard
Suspension tuning sport sport
Front suspension type strut strut
Front anti-roll bar Standard Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil
Rear suspension type independent double wishbone independent double wishbone
Rear anti-roll bar Standard Standard
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil coil
Electronic stability system Standard Standard
Tiptronic automatic N/A Available
Transmission 5-spd man w/OD Standard:
5-spd man w/OD
N/A Available:
4-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio 3.90 3.90
Remote vehicle starting system Available Available
Specifications 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX w/VDC
Exterior length 180.3 " 180.3 "
Exterior body width 68.5 " 68.5 "
Exterior height 58.1 " 58.1 "
Engine 2.5L H-4 2.5L H-4
Horsepower 265 @ 6,000 rpm 224 @ 5,200 rpm
Torque 244 @ 4,000 rpm 226 @ 2,800 rpm
SAEJ1349 AUG2004 compliant Standard Standard
Fuel economy - city 18 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 25 mpg 24 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.92 / 3.11 " 3.92 / 3.11 "
Curb weight 3,142 lbs. Standard:
3,142 lbs.
N/A Available:
3,241 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 4,050 lbs. 4,050 lbs.
Wheelbase 103.1 " 103.1 "
Front track 58.9 " 58.9 "
Rear track 59.0 " 59.0 "
Turning radius 17.4 ' 17.4 '
Drag coefficient .33 .33
Front legroom 43.5 " 43.5 "
Rear legroom 33.5 " 33.5 "
Front headroom 40.3 " 40.3 "
Rear headroom 37.6 " 37.6 "
Front shoulder room 54.8 " 54.8 "
Rear shoulder room 53.2 " 53.2 "
Luggage volume 11.3 cu.ft. 11.3 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 11.3 cu.ft. 11.3 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 94 cu.ft. 94 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 16.9 gal. 16.9 gal.