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2014 Subaru Impreza WRX Hatchback
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2014 Volkswagen GTI
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Overview

Engine
2.5-liter Turbo Flat 4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
44.4 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5-liter Turbo Flat 4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
265 hp @ 6000 rpm
200 hp @ 5100-6000 rpm
Torque
244 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
207 lb-ft @ 1800-5000 rpm
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
N/A
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
34.8 ft
35.8 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
17" x 8"
18" x TBD
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 8"
18" x TBD

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P235/45WR17
225/40R18
Rear Tire
P235/45WR17
225/40R18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
21 MPG
25 MPG
City
19 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
25 MPG
31 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.6 (Est) Tons/yr
7.3 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
16.9 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
321.1 miles
304.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
422.5 miles
449.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
173.8 in
165.8 in
Height
58.1 in
57.8 in
Max Width
70.7 in
70 in
Front Width
60.2 in
60.4 in
Rear Width
60.6 in
59.7 in
Wheelbase
103.3 in
101.5 in
Ground Clearance
6.1 in
5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
43.5 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.3 in
39.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.8 in
54.7 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.4 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
33.5 in
35.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.6 in
38.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.2 in
54.6 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.3 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,208 lbs
3,113 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
19 ft³
15.3 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
44.4 ft³
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Dark Gray Metallic
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Plasma Blue Silica
  • Satin White Pearl
  • WR Blue Pearl
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Carbon Black, Checkered Cloth Upholstery w/Red Stitching
  • Interlagos, Cloth seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

ABS
Standard
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Not Available

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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