Compare 2002 Chevrolet Prizm vs 2002 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan

2002 Chevrolet Prizm
2002 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 32 41 $13,642 $14,330
4-Door Sedan LSi 32 41 $15,116 $16,395
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4-Door Sedan Manual GL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 24 31 $15,364 $16,850
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 23 29 $16,228 $17,725
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $16,312 $17,900
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GL 42 49 $16,902 $18,145
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 23 29 $17,176 $18,775
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GLS 42 49 $17,646 $18,950
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GL 34 45 $18,052 $19,330
4-Door Sedan Turbo Manual GLS 24 31 $17,803 $19,550
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GLS 34 45 $18,796 $20,135
4-Door Sedan VR6 Manual GLS 19 28 $18,390 $20,200
4-Door Sedan Turbo Automatic GLS 22 29 $18,876 $20,625
4-Door Sedan VR6 Automatic GLS 19 26 $19,254 $21,075
4-Door Sedan VR6 Manual GLI 21 30 $20,874 $22,950
4-Door Sedan VR6 Manual GLX 19 28 $22,455 $24,700
4-Door Sedan VR6 Automatic GLX 19 26 $23,319 $25,575
4-Door Sedan VR6 Automatic w/Tiptronic GLX 21 31 $24,477 $26,825
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,642
$15,364
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,330
$16,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$239 / month
$281 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
32 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
41 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.2 52.5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.5 41.5
Front Hip Room (in)
50.5 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
33.2 33.5
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
89.8 87
Second Hip Room (in)
51.1 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 53.7
Second Head Room (in)
36.9 36.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
53.7 56.7
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
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.7 4.1
Length, Overall (in)
174.2 172.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.1 13.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 9.1 x 0.35
Brake Type
Power Pwr
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 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.2 35.8
Steering Type
Power Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.27 3.04
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
34.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.1 15.6
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P175/65R14 P195/65HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2403 2892
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.2 8.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 60
Engine
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
125 @ 4000 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code
LV6 NA
Displacement
1.8L/108 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
125 @ 5800 115 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
41 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
32 24
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.89 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.98
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
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.25 3.60
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 2.12
Trans Order Code
MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.72 4.24
Summary
Body Style
4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan GL
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Prizm Volkswagen Jetta Sedan
Suspension
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 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30.2 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.87 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
MacPherson Strut Independent

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