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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 31 37 $11,798 $12,393
4-Door Sedan Lsi 31 37 $13,796 $14,964
4-Door Sedan GL Manual (CA/NE)
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Transmission

Engine

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 22 28 $15,059 $16,700
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 24 31 $15,059 $16,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 22 28 $15,907 $17,650
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $15,907 $17,650
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GL 34 45 $16,581 $17,995
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GL 42 49 $16,581 $17,995
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GLS 34 45 $17,225 $18,700
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GLS 42 49 $17,225 $18,700
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 19 26 $17,961 $19,950
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 19 28 $17,961 $19,950
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLX 19 26 $21,132 $23,500
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLX 19 28 $21,132 $23,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,798
$15,059
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,393
$16,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$207 / month
$278 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 31 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 51.1 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.2 52.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 50.5 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 33.2 33.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.8 88
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 38.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 174.2 172.3
Height, Overall (in) 53.7 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1 58.8
Wheelbase (in) 97.1 98.9
Liftover Height (in) 24.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 59.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.1 13.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 9.1 x 0.35
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.04 x 0.87 11.0 x 0.89
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.1 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.2 35.8
Steering Type Power Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.27 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 34.1 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/65R14 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/65R14 P195/65HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2403 2853
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.2 5.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 4400 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code LV6 NA
Displacement 1.8L/108 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 120 @ 5600 115 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 31 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 31
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 2.12
Trans Order Code MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.72 4.24
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/4th & Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.78
Clutch Size (in) 8.3 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.36
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again 5th OD NA
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan GL
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Prizm Volkswagen New Jetta
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Coil Springs Torsion-Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
 
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