1997 Subaru Impreza SX specs



Body type Hardtop
Drive FF
Transmission E-4AT (7 position electronic control 4 speed full automatic)
Displacement, cc 1493
Frame E-GC1
Price of new car, thousands yen (Tokyo area) 1492 (~$12400)



Exterior dimensions (LxWxH), mm 4350 x 1690 x 1405
Interior dimensions (LxWxH), mm 1800 x 1385 x 1170
Wheel base, mm 2520
Treads (F/R), mm 1460 / 1455
Ground clearance, mm 155
Curb vehicle weight, kg 1120
Gross vehicle weight, kg
Seating capacity, persons 5
Doors number 4
Min.turning radius, m 5.1
Fuel tank capacity, l 50


Displacement, cc 1493
Engine model EJ15
Max.power (Net), kw(PS)/rpm 102 ps (75.02 kw) / 5600 rpm
Max.torque(Net), N*m(kg*m)/rpm 13.9 kg*m (136.31 N*m) / 4000 rpm
Power density 10.98
Engine type Horizontal opposition 4 cylinder SOHC16 valve
Engine information BOXER MASTER-4
Fuel system EGI= electronic gasoline injection (multiple point injection)
Turbocharger No
Fuel type Unleaded regular gasoline
LEV system (Low emission vehicle) No
Compression ratio 9.7
Bore, mm 85
Stroke, mm 65.8
Final gear ratio
Fuel consumption at 10-15 modes, l/100km 7.3
Fuel consumption at 60 km/h, l/100km


Power steering Yes
Tires size, front 175/70R14
Tires size rear 175/70R14
Braking system, front Ventilated disk
Braking system, rear Drum (leading/trailing)
Suspension system, front Strut type independent suspension
Suspension system, rear Strut type independent suspension



Sunroof / Moonroof Not Present
Front fog lamp Present
Rear fog lamp Not Present
Xenon headlight (Discharge lamp) Not Present
Projector headlight Not Present
Rear wiper Not Present
Front spoiler Present
Rear or roof spoiler Present
ABS (Antilock brake system) Present
TCS (Traction control system) Not Present
LSD (Limited slip differential) Not Present
Privacy glass Not Present
UV cutting glass Not Present
Aluminium wheel Not Present


Air conditioner Full automatic
Wood panel Not Present
Cruise control Not Present
Centralized door lock Present
Power window Present
Steering wheel telescopic Not Present
Steering wheel tilt Present
Leather steering wheel Not Present
Power front seat Not Present
Power rear seat Not Present
Leather seat Not Present
Falling down type rear seat Not Present
Child seat fixed with seat belt Not Present
Rear ELR3 point seat belt Present
Front seat pretensioner seat belt Not Present
Fourth limited front seat belt Not Present
Side impact bar Present
Airbag (Driver) Present
Airbag (Passenger) Option
Airbag (Side) Not Present
Audio deck AM/FM radio equipped cassette player
CD-player Not Present
Car navigation system Option


Color spectrum Color
 Black mica
 Light/write silver & metallic
 Active red
 Royal blue mica