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Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
17 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
18 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2005 2005 4dr Sedan turbocharged 305hp 2.5L H4 6-sp manual AWD 21.55
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With the turbocharged 305hp 2.5L H4 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2005 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport has been averaging 21.55 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sports in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 78 miles per hour (about 50.3 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (21.2 percent), in heavy traffic (6.9 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2005 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
2005 2005 4dr Sedan turbocharged 265hp 2.5L H4 5-sp manual AWD 26.3
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2005 2005 4dr Sedan turbocharged 224hp 2.5L H4 4-sp shiftable automatic AWD 23.5
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2005 2005 4dr Sedan 165-hp 2.5L H4 5-sp manual AWD 29
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2005 2005 4dr Sedan 148-hp 2.0L H4 CVT AWD 27.94
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2005 2005 4dr Wagon turbocharged 265hp 2.5L H4 5-sp manual AWD 23
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2005 2005 4dr Wagon turbocharged 224hp 2.5L H4 4-sp shiftable automatic AWD 22.5
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2005 2005 4dr Wagon 165-hp 2.5L H4 5-sp manual AWD 22.5
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2005 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport

2005 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2004 4dr Sedan 165-horsepower 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
28+ MPG, nothing to complain about. see full Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport review
2004 4dr Wagon turbocharged 227hp 2.0L H4
5-speed manual AWD
I have gotten 28mpg on the highway, which makes it perfect for road trips. see full Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport review
2004 4dr Wagon 165-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed automatic AWD
I get 23-26mpg around town, 28-30 highway, which I consider very very good for an AWD car. I get same fuel economy as many non AWD cars. see full Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport review
2005 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 300hp 2.5L H4
6-speed manual AWD
very heavy on fuel. Between 6 and 8 km per litre standard see full Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport review
2006 4dr Wagon 173-horsepower 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
Not as good as other 4 cylinders(19 - 20 mpg on the city) see full Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport review
2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 300hp 2.5L H4
6-speed manual AWD
Not a gas guzzler, but not a gas sipper either. Aggressive driving = poor fuel mileage see full Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport review
2005 4dr Sedan turbocharged 227hp 2.0L H4
5-speed manual AWD
I get 20 MPG or less and have to use premium. see full Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport review
2005 4dr Sedan turbocharged 300hp 2.5L H4
6-speed manual AWD
Average 18mpg with mixed driving. Requires premium. see full Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport review
2004 4dr Sedan turbocharged 227hp 2.0L H4
4-speed automatic AWD
Expect 20-24 mpg depending on how you drive. One does not buy an AWD turbo Subaru with fuel economy in mind. These cars were meant to be driven in a spirited manner. Keep in mind vehicle is required to be used with premium fuel. see full Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport review
2004 4dr Wagon turbocharged 227hp 2.0L H4
5-speed manual AWD
If you hammer the throttle a lot, do not expect great mpg numbers. This is common sense really, not something I dislike, just something to note. see full Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport review
2004 4dr Sedan turbocharged 300hp 2.5L H4
6-speed manual AWD
16/22 MPG City/Highway...ouch. see full Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport review
2004 4dr Wagon 165-horsepower 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
Unless you are kind and watch the RPM/gear ratios, the Single Overhead cam engine is not miserly. see full Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport review
 

2005 Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Subaru Impreza / Outback Sport's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.