1997 Subaru Impreza Brighton specs & colors

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EPA Classification Sub Compact

Front Wheel Size 14 x 5.5 in
Rear Wheel Size 14 x 5.5 in
Spare Wheel Size Not Available in
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Not Available

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

Engine Type Gas Flat 4 Cyl
Displacement 1.8L/111
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5600
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 120 @ 4000

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 30 MPG
Cruising Range - City 316.80 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 24 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 396.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi

Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
Trans Type 5
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.55
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11

Suspension Type - Front Strut-Type
Suspension Type - Rear Strut-Type
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Links

Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System Not Available
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 10.1 x 0.94 in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness Not Available in
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 13.2 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal

Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 33.5 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall Not Available ft

Front Tire Size 175/70R14
Rear Tire Size 175/70R14
Spare Tire Size Compact

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 1500 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 150 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs

Base Curb Weight 2600-2795 lbs

Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume 84.4 ft³
Front Head Room 39.2 in
Front Leg Room 43.1 in
Front Shoulder Room 53.0 in
Front Hip Room 51.8 in
Second Head Room 36.7 in
Second Leg Room 32.5 in
Second Shoulder Room 52.4 in
Second Hip Room 53.1 in
Wheelbase 99.2 in
Length, Overall 172.2 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 67.1 in
Height, Overall 55.5 in
Track Width, Front 57.5 in
Track Width, Rear 57.1 in
Min Ground Clearance 5.7 in
Liftover Height Not Available in
Trunk Volume 11.1 ft³

Front/side window defoggers Standard
Manual 3-point front/rear outboard safety belts, rear center lap belt Standard
Body-colored 5-MPH impact bumpers Standard
Center console w/storage area Standard
Retractable dual cup holder Standard
All-wheel drive Standard
Intermittent windshield wipers Standard
Unit-body construction Standard
Distributorless electronic ignition system Standard
Electric rear window defroster Standard
Dual-diagonal pwr-assist front disc/rear drum brakes Standard
Independent front suspension w/lower L-arms Standard
40-watt AM/FM stereo cassette-inc: auto-reverse, digital clock, 2-speakers Standard
Integrated rear seat head restraints Standard
Front stabilizer bar Standard
1.8L SOHC MFI 16-valve 4-cyl engine Standard
5-speed manual transmission w/OD Standard
Body-side moldings Standard
Impact-collapsible steering column Standard
Speed-sensitive variable-assist pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
Knit cloth upholstery & door trim Standard
14" X 5.5 steel wheels w/full wheel covers Standard
City 24/hwy 30 (1.8L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
Rear seat heater ducts Standard
P175/70SR14 all-season SBR tires Standard
Front passenger seat "walk-in" device Standard
Pillar-mounted telescopic antenna Standard
Tilt steering column w/soft-grip steering wheel Standard
Reclining front bucket seats w/height-adjustable headrests Standard
13.2 gallon fuel tank w/fuel filler cap holder Standard
Independent rear suspension w/dual parallel links Standard
Adjustable front safety belt shoulder anchors Standard
Automatic-off headlights/parking lights Standard
Air conditioning Standard
Driver & front passenger air bags Standard
Contoured halogen headlamps w/built-in aimers Standard
Remote hood release Standard
Side impact door beams Standard

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