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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe LS w/1LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe LS 17 28 $22,756 $23,705
2-Door Coupe LT 17 28 $24,964 $26,005
2-Door Coupe SS 16 24 $32,164 $33,505
2-Door Coupe ZL1 14 19 $53,284 $55,505
2-Door Coupe Z/28 13 19 $69,412 $72,305
2-Door Convertible LT 17 28 $29,956 $31,205
2-Door Convertible SS 16 24 $37,924 $39,505
2-Door Convertible ZL1 14 19 $58,276 $60,705
2-Door HB Manual S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Manual S 25 34 $23,419 $24,395
2-Door HB DSG S 25 33 $24,475 $25,495
2-Door HB Manual SE 25 34 $26,299 $27,395
2-Door HB DSG SE 25 33 $27,355 $28,495
4-Door HB Manual S 25 34 $23,995 $24,995
4-Door HB DSG S 25 33 $25,051 $26,095
4-Door HB Manual SE 25 34 $26,875 $27,995
4-Door HB DSG SE 25 33 $27,931 $29,095
4-Door HB Manual Automaticbahn 25 34 $28,411 $29,595
4-Door HB DSG Automaticbahn 25 33 $29,467 $30,695
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2015 Chevrolet Camaro may be slightly polarizing to the eye, but it's hard to argue with the performance capabilities found in the ZL1 and Z/28 versions of this muscle car. The 2015 Volkswagen GTI keeps its hot-hatch edge, but boosts its day-to-day charm with more fuel efficiency and comfort.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Head Room (in) 35.30 38.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.42 53.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.40 41.2
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - -
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 93.5
Second Leg Room (in) 29.90 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 37.40 38.4
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.90 55.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5
Length, Overall (in) 190.6 168
Height, Overall (in) 54.20 56.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.10 59.7
Wheelbase (in) 112.30 103.6
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.50 70.5
Track Width, Front (in) 63.70 60.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.30 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 22.8
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - 52.7
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.40 x 0.90 10.7
Brake Type Pwr -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.60 x 1.20 12.3
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.0 13.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.70 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.50 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - -
Tires
Front Tire Size P245/55R18 P225/40HR18
Spare Tire Size NA Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code R0B NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/55R18 P225/40HR18
Rear Tire Order Code R0B NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3719 2972
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 18 X 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 480
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 140
Engine
Displacement 3.6L/217 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 323 @ 6800 210 @ 4500
Engine Type Gas V6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Direct Injection Direct Gasoline Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 278 @ 4800 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code LFX NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 (2014) 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 20 (2014) 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 (2014) 34
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 10.20 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 1.47
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.11
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.67 3.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.58 2.09
Trans Order Code MN6 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.27 3.24
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.19 1.10
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Drivetrain Rear wheel drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 0.93
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.48 3.36
Summary
Body Style Coupe Hatchback
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Camaro Volkswagen GTI
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front Multi-Link Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 9.1 (2014) 6.5 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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