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Subaru Legacy 2.5

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Subaru Legacy 2.5

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve flat (horizontally opposed, boxer) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2457 cm3 / 149.9 cu in / 149.9 cu in, 115.0 kW / 154.2 hp / 154.2 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 223.0 N·m / 164.5 lb·ft / 164.5 lb·ft @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, all wheel drive, 208 km/h / 129 mph / 129 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)SubaruIssued from1998
ModelLegacy 2.5Issued until2003
SerieLegacyNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFuji Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.CountryJP

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4600 mm / 181.1 in / 181.1 inTotal (curb) weight1400 kg / 3086 lb / 3086 lb
Width1700 mm / 66.9 in / 66.9 inDry weight
Height1410 mm / 55.5 in / 55.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2650 mm / 104.3 in / 104.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1460 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1455 mm / 57.3 in / 57.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance160 mm / 6.3 in / 6.3 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7358490566038  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.04 m2 / 21.9 sq ft / 21.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typeflat (horizontally opposed, boxer) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore99.5 mm / 3.92 in / 3.92 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke79.0 mm / 3.11 in / 3.11 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.2594936708861
Fuel supplyDistributed injectionEngine displacement2457 cm3 / 149.9 cu in / 149.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity614.28 cm3/cylinder / 37.485 cu in/cylinder / 37.485 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power115.0 kW / 154.2 hp / 154.2 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque223.0 N·m / 164.5 lb·ft / 164.5 lb·ft at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)58.7 kW / 78.7 hp / 78.7 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output46.8 kW/l / 1.029 bhp/cu in / 1.029 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque90.8 N·m/l / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driveall wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed208 km/h / 129 mph / 129 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/h9.00 s / 9.00 s / 9.00 sFuel consumption, City (urban)12.7 l/100km / 22.2 mpg-UK / 18.5 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)7.3 l/100km / 38.7 mpg-UK / 32.2 mpg-US
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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/50R16Tyres rear205/50R16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Subaru Legacy 2.5

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