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     1989 Subaru Legacy

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Modification Mi, february 1989



Body typeHardtop
TransmissionE-4AT (all range electronic control 4 speed full automatic)
Displacement, cc1820
Price of new car, thousands yen (Tokyo area)1494 (~$12400)



Exterior dimensions (LxWxH), mm4510 x 1690 x 1395
Interior dimensions (LxWxH), mm1875 x 1415 x 1155
Wheel base, mm2580
Treads (F/R), mm1470 / 1460
Ground clearance, mm170
Curb vehicle weight, kg1190
Gross vehicle weight, kg
Seating capacity, persons5
Doors number4
Min.turning radius, m5.1
Fuel tank capacity, l60


Displacement, cc1820
Engine modelEJ18
Max.power (Net), kw(PS)/rpm110 ps (80.91 kw) / 6000 rpm
Max.torque(Net), N*m(kg*m)/rpm15.2 kg*m (149.06 N*m) / 3200 rpm
Power density10.82
Engine typeHorizontal opposition 4 cylinder SOHC16 valve
Engine information
Fuel systemEGI (throttle body injection)
Fuel typeUnleaded regular gasoline
LEV system (Low emission vehicle)No
Compression ratio9.7
Bore, mm87.9
Stroke, mm75
Final gear ratio
Fuel consumption at 10-15 modes, l/100km9.4
Fuel consumption at 60 km/h, l/100km


Power steeringYes
Tires size, front165SR13
Tires size rear165SR13
Braking system, frontVentilated disk
Braking system, rearDrum (leading/trailing)
Suspension system, frontStrut type independent suspension
Suspension system, rearStrut type independent suspension



Sunroof / Moonroofn
Front fog lampo
Rear fog lampn
Xenon headlight (Discharge lamp)n
Projector headlightn
Rear wipery
Front spoilern
Rear or roof spoilero
ABS (Antilock brake system)n
TCS (Traction control system)n
LSD (Limited slip differential)n
Privacy glassn
UV cutting glassn
Aluminium wheelo


Air conditionern
Wood paneln
Cruise controln
Centralized door lockn
Power windown
Steering wheel telescopicn
Steering wheel tilty
Leather steering wheeln
Power front seatn
Power rear seatn
Leather seatn
Falling down type rear seatn
Child seat fixed with seat beltn
Rear ELR3 point seat belt n
Front seat pretensioner seat beltn
Fourth limited front seat beltn
Side impact barn
Airbag (Driver)n
Airbag (Passenger)n
Airbag (Side)n
Audio deckAM/FM radio
Car navigation systemn

y - present n - not present o - option


Color spectrumColor
 Ceramic white
 Dark blue
 Medium grey metallic
 Fine silver & metallic

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