2005 Subaru Outback Outback specs & colors

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EPA Classification Small Station Wagon

Front Wheel Size 16 x 6.5 in
Rear Wheel Size 16 x 6.5 in
Spare Wheel Size 16 x 4 in
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel

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 166 @ 4000

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 30 MPG
Cruising Range - City 365.70 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 23 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 477.00 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 w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut
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 15.9 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) 3.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 35.4 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall 38.4 ft

Front Tire Size P205/55VR16
Rear Tire Size P205/55VR16
Spare Tire Size T135/70D16

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 2000 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 200 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs

Base Curb Weight 3058 lbs

Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume 90.4 ft³
Front Head Room 39.7 in
Front Leg Room 42.9 in
Front Shoulder Room 52.7 in
Front Hip Room 53.3 in
Second Head Room 37.3 in
Second Leg Room 33.7 in
Second Shoulder Room 52.9 in
Second Hip Room 51.7 in
Wheelbase 99.4 in
Length, Overall 173.8 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 68.5 in
Height, Overall 58.9 in
Track Width, Front 57.7 in
Track Width, Rear 57.3 in
Min Ground Clearance 6.3 in
Rear Door Opening Height 29.2 in
Rear Door Opening Width 40.6 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 58.3 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 36.0 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 Not Available in
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline N/A in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings 37.2 in
Cargo Box (Area) Height 31.4 in
Liftover Height 26.0 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 61.6 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 27.9 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 Not Available ft³
Trunk Volume N/A ft³

4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
Pwr door locks Standard
In-glass antenna Standard
Sport-styled reclining front bucket seats w/driver-side height adjustment Standard
Cargo area cover Standard
Black foldable pwr mirrors Standard
Speed-sensitive variable assist pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
Daytime running lamps (DRL) Standard
Air conditioning Standard
Cargo 12-volt pwr outlet Optional
15.9 gallon fuel tank Standard
Impreza embroidered carpeted floor mats Optional
Rear window defroster Standard
Rear LATCH child safety seat anchors Standard
Daytime running lamps (DRL) Standard
Rear spoiler Optional
Driver & front passenger airbags (SRS) Standard
Body color door handles Standard
Sport tailpipe Standard
16" x 6.5" 7-spoke alloy wheels Optional
(4) cargo area tie-down hooks Optional
Front/rear 5-mph impact-absorbing bumpers Standard
3-point rear seatbelts w/height adjustable outboard anchors Standard
Cargo area light Optional
Electronic throttle control (ETC) Standard
Side-impact door beams Standard
Fixed intermittent rear wiper w/washer & de-icer Standard
Cup holders-inc: retractable front/center console Standard
Cruise control Standard
Safety brake pedal system Standard
Child safety rear door locks Standard
Tricot cloth upholstery Optional
Tilt steering column Standard
City 23/hwy 30 (2.5L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
Roof rails w/cross bars Optional
Steel gray metallic bumpers Optional
3-point height adjustable front seatbelts w/pretensioners & force limiters Standard
Pwr windows w/driver-side one-touch down feature Standard
Leather-wrapped shifter Standard
Automatic-off multi-reflector 4-beam halogen headlights w/smoke tinted lenses Standard
5-speed manual transmission w/OD Standard
Trailer harness connector Standard
All-wheel drive Standard
Electronic brake-force distribution (EBD) Standard
Rear bumper step pad/cover Optional
60/40 split fold rear bench Standard
Active front seat head restraints Standard
Front/rear stabilizer bars Standard
Variable intermittent windshield wipers Standard
Center console w/storage area Standard
Ambient temp gauge Optional
HD raised independent front/rear suspension Optional
AM/FM stereo w/CD player-inc: (4) speakers Standard
Illuminated ignition switch ring Standard
Removable cargo tray Optional
Leather-wrapped steering wheel Optional
P205/55VR16 mud & snow tires Standard
Pwr vented front/solid rear disc brakes Standard
Pre-wiring for security system Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
Map lights Optional
Dome light w/off delay feature Standard
Illuminated locking glove box Standard
2.5L SOHC SMPI 16-valve 4-cyl boxer engine Standard
Steel gray metallic body side moldings Optional
Sport-design instrument panel w/tachometer, engine coolant temp gauge, dual mode digital trip odometer Standard
Rear seat headrests for all seating positions Standard
Two-tone paint Optional
Cargo area grocery bag hook Standard
Remote keyless entry Standard
Projector beam halogen fog lights Optional
Covered visor vanity mirrors Standard

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