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1998 Subaru Impreza RS specs & colors

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1998 Subaru Impreza RS

Showing the 1998 Subaru Impreza Cpe RS 2.5L Manual AWD w/GD Equip

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EPA Classification Sub-Compact
Front Wheel Size 16 x 7 in
Rear Wheel Size 16 x 7 in
Spare Wheel Size 16 x 4 in
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Not Available
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75
Engine Type Gas Flat 4 Cyl
Displacement 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 162 @ 4000
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 28 MPG
Cruising Range - City 290.40 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 22 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 369.60 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 w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.55
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.11
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
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 4-Channel
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 10.7 x 0.94 in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 10.3 x 0.39 in
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
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 205/55VR16
Rear Tire Size 205/55VR16
Spare Tire Size T135/70D16
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 2825 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 57.9 in
Track Width, Rear 57.1 in
Min Ground Clearance 5.7 in
Liftover Height Not Available in
Trunk Volume 11.1 ft³
Front/rear stabilizer bar Standard
16" gold aluminum-alloy wheels Optional
Projector fog lights Optional
Dual body-colored pwr outside mirrors Optional
Adjustable front safety belt shoulder anchors Standard
80-watt AM/FM stereo cassette-inc: digital clock, 4-speakers Standard
Electric rear window defroster Standard
Impact-collapsible steering column Standard
Leather wrapped shift knob Optional
Pwr door locks Standard
Pwr-assist 4-wheel disc brakes Optional
Driver & front passenger air bags Standard
Retractable dual cup holder Standard
Custom tail pipe cover Optional
Pwr sunroof Optional
Sports tuned independent front/rear suspension Optional
Front passenger visor vanity mirror Standard
Automatic-off headlights/parking lights Standard
2.5L DOHC SFI 16-valve horizontally opposed 4-cyl engine Optional
Unit-body construction Standard
13.2 gallon fuel tank Standard
4-channel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Optional
Center console w/storage area Standard
All-wheel drive Standard
Body-colored door handles Optional
Pwr windows w/driver-side auto-down Standard
Front/side window defoggers Standard
City 22/hwy 28 (2.5L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
Manual 3-point front/rear outboard safety belts, rear center lap belt Standard
Body-colored 5-MPH impact bumpers Standard
5-speed manual transmission w/OD Standard
4-channel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Optional
2.5RS hood scoop, ground-effects, oversize rear deck spoiler Optional
Air conditioning Standard
Tilt steering column w/leather wrapped steering wheel Optional
Woven cloth upholstery & door trim Optional
Integrated rear seat head restraints Standard
Intermittent windshield wipers w/fin Optional
Speed-sensitive variable-assist pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
Side impact door beams Standard
Rear seat heater ducts Standard
205/55R16 all-season SBR tires Optional
Instrument panel w/tachometer, engine coolant temprature gauge, digital odometer/tripmeter, low-fuel light Standard
Sport-styled reclining front bucket seats w/height-adjustable headrests Optional
Front passenger seat "walk-through" feature Standard
Body-side moldings Standard

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