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Subaru Impreza WRX

(2003 model)

Brief specs of 2003 Subaru Impreza WRX

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve flat (horizontally opposed, boxer) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1994 cm3 / 121.7 cu in / 121.7 cu in, 183.4 kW / 245.9 hp / 245.9 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 333.0 N·m / 245.6 lb·ft / 245.6 lb·ft @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, all wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)SubaruIssued from2003
ModelImpreza WRXIssued until
SerieImprezaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeGH-GDBBody designation
ManufacturerFuji Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.CountryJP

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4415 mm / 173.8 in / 173.8 inTotal (curb) weight1360 kg / 2998 lb / 2998 lb
Width1740 mm / 68.5 in / 68.5 inDry weight
Height1425 mm / 56.1 in / 56.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2525 mm / 99.4 in / 99.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1485 mm / 58.5 in / 58.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1480 mm / 58.3 in / 58.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.11 m2 / 22.7 sq ft / 22.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeEJ20Total number of cylinders4
Engine Typeflat (horizontally opposed, boxer) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerSubaruValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke75.0 mm / 2.95 in / 2.95 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.23
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement1994 cm3 / 121.7 cu in / 121.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity498.50 cm3/cylinder / 30.420 cu in/cylinder / 30.420 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power183.4 kW / 245.9 hp / 245.9 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque333.0 N·m / 245.6 lb·ft / 245.6 lb·ft at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)73.4 kW / 98.4 hp / 98.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output92.0 kW/l / 2.021 bhp/cu in / 2.021 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque167.0 N·m/l / 1.46 lb·ft/cu in / 1.46 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driveall wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.74
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.44

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio180.9 kW/ton / 137.0 bhp/ton / 137.0 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.6Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent,S, Trailing arm,2 Links, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front7.0JJ x 17Wheels rear7.0JJ x 17
Tyres front215/45 ZR 17Tyres rear215/45 ZR 17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Subaru Impreza WRX

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