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1998 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport specs & colors

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1998 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport

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EPA Classification Small Station Wagon
Spare Wheel Size 16 x 4 in
Spare Wheel Material Not Available
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size 15 x 6 in
Front Wheel Size 15 x 6 in
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356
Engine Type Gas Flat 4 Cyl
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 137 @ 5400
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 145 @ 4000
Displacement 2.2L/135
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy 396.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 30 MPG
Cruising Range - City 303.60 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 23 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11
Trans Type 5
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.55
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
Brake Type Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness Not Available in
Brake ABS System 4 Channel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 10.1 x 0.94 in
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 - Wall to Wall Not Available ft
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 33.5 ft
Spare Tire Size T135/70D16
Rear Tire Size 205/60R15
Front Tire Size 205/60R15
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 1500 lbs
Base Curb Weight 2835 lbs
Width, Max w/o mirrors 67.1 in
Wheelbase 99.2 in
Rear Door Opening Height 30.7 in
Min Ground Clearance 6.5 in
Passenger Volume 85.1 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 Not Available ft³
Track Width, Rear 57.1 in
Front Shoulder Room 52.5 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 25.5 ft³
Second Shoulder Room 53.3 in
Front Hip Room 51.0 in
Liftover Height Not Available in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 Not Available in
Track Width, Front 57.5 in
Front Head Room 39.2 in
Trunk Volume N/A ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 62.1 ft³
Rear Door Opening Width 41.3 in
Second Head Room 37.4 in
Passenger Capacity 5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 66.3 in
Length, Overall 172.2 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 39.6 in
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline Not Available in
Cargo Box (Area) Height 33.3 in
Second Hip Room 52.6 in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings 38.2 in
Height, Overall 60.0 in
Front Leg Room 43.1 in
Second Leg Room 32.4 in
4-channel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Optional
2.2L SOHC MFI 16-valve horizontally opposed 4-cyl engine Standard
Hood scoop Optional
80-watt AM/FM stereo w/cassette-inc: digital clock, 4-speakers Standard
Air conditioning Standard
Front/rear stabilizer bar Standard
60/40 split fold-down rear seat back Standard
Rear window wiper/washer Standard
HD raised suspension Optional
5-speed manual transmission w/OD Standard
Body-side moldings Standard
15" Outback wheel covers Optional
Collapsible energy-absorbing steering column Standard
Rear bumper step pad Optional
Body-color 5-MPH bumpers Standard
Two-tone paint Optional
Front/rear splash guards Optional
Pwr door locks Standard
Steel side-door beams Standard
Height-adjustable front safety belt shoulder anchors Standard
Body-color 5-MPH bumpers Standard
Front passenger visor vanity mirror Standard
Rear seat heater ducts Standard
Front door pockets Optional
Tilt steering column Standard
Dual pwr outside mirrors Standard
P205/60RS15 all-season SBR RWL tires Optional
13.2 gallon fuel tank w/fuel filler cap holder Standard
Child safety rear door locks Standard
Intermittent windshield wipers Standard
Front/side window defoggers Standard
4-channel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Optional
Pwr windows w/driver-side one-touch down feature Standard
Center console w/storage area Standard
Electric rear window defroster Standard
Distributorless electronic ignition system Standard
12-volt pwr outlet in cargo area Optional
Retractable cargo area cover w/removable cargo tray Optional
Pwr-assisted front ventilated disc/rear drum brakes Optional
Driver & front passenger air bags Standard
Front/rear outboard 3-point manual safety belts, rear center lap belt Standard
Roof rack Optional
All-wheel drive Standard
Cargo area hooks Optional
City 23/hwy 30 (2.2L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
Independent front/rear suspension Standard
15" steel wheels Standard
Variable-assist pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
Reclining front bucket seats w/adjustable head restraints Standard
Retractable dual cupholder Standard
Woven cloth interior fabric Optional

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