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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Touring 18 29 $25,524 $26,445
2-Door Convertible Limited 19 29 $30,119 $31,440
4-Door Sedan LX 21 30 $18,985 $19,245
4-Door Sedan Touring 20 31 $20,440 $21,245
4-Door Sedan Limited 20 31 $22,924 $23,945
2-Door Convertible S 19 29 $30,579 $31,940
4-Door Sedan S 19 29 $25,035 $26,240
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 24 34 $14,750 $15,365
4-Door Automatic 23 29 $15,807 $16,465
4-Door Manual S 24 34 $15,835 $16,495
4-Door Automatic S 23 29 $16,891 $17,595
4-Door Manual SE 23 33 $17,467 $18,195
4-Door Manual SE PZEV 23 33 $17,467 $18,195
4-Door Automatic SE 24 31 $18,523 $19,295
4-Door Automatic SE PZEV 24 31 $18,523 $19,295
4-Door Manual SE w/Convenience 23 33 $18,763 $19,545
4-Door Manual SE w/Convenience PZEV 23 33 $18,763 $19,545
4-Door Automatic SE w/Convenience 24 31 $19,819 $20,645
4-Door Automatic SE w/Convenience PZEV 24 31 $19,819 $20,645
4-Door Manual SE w/Convenience & Sunroof 23 33 $19,963 $20,795
4-Door Manual SE w/Convenience & Sunroof PZEV 23 33 $19,963 $20,795
4-Door Automatic SE w/Convenience & Sunroof 24 31 $21,019 $21,895
4-Door Automatic SE w/Convenience & Sunroof PZEV 24 31 $21,019 $21,895
4-Door Manual SEL 23 33 $20,539 $21,395
4-Door Manual SEL PZEV 23 33 $20,539 $21,395
4-Door Automatic SEL 24 31 $21,595 $22,495
4-Door Automatic SEL PZEV 24 31 $21,595 $22,495
4-Door Manual SEL w/Sunroof 23 33 $21,403 $22,295
4-Door Manual SEL w/Sunroof PZEV 23 33 $21,403 $22,295
4-Door Automatic SEL w/Sunroof 24 31 $22,495 $23,395
4-Door Automatic SEL w/Sunroof PZEV 24 31 $22,495 $23,395
4-Door Manual SEL w/Sport Pkg 23 33 $22,075 $22,995
4-Door Manual SEL w/Sport Pkg PZEV 23 33 $22,075 $22,995
4-Door Automatic SEL w/Sport Pkg 24 31 $23,131 $24,095
4-Door Automatic SEL w/Sport Pkg PZEV 24 31 $23,131 $24,095
4-Door Manual TDI 30 42 $22,075 $22,995
4-Door DSG TDI 30 42 $23,131 $24,095
4-Door Manual TDI w/Nav 30 42 $23,227 $24,195
4-Door DSG TDI w/Nav 30 42 $24,283 $25,295
4-Door Manual TDI LE 30 42 $21,211 $22,095
4-Door DSG TDI LE 30 42 $22,267 $23,195
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,985
$14,750
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,245
$15,365
Monthly Payment Estimate
$321 / month
$256 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line Much improved in the most important ways--power and looks--the 2011 Chrysler 200 sedan and convertible still are stronger values than they are competitors to the best cars in the class. The 2011 Volkswagen Jetta steps back in tech time and lowers its German street cred—but still delivers a better driving feel and more back-seat room than many other compact sedans.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Cars Compact
Number of Passenger Doors - 4
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 52.8 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 55.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.3 94.1
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.0 53.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 52.6 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 38.1
Front Head Room (in) 40.1 38.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 61.7 60.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 191.7 182.2
Height, Overall (in) 58.4 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.7 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 108.9 104.4
Liftover Height (in) 31.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.5 70.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.6 15.5
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x 0.4 NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.1 x 1.3
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 1.0 11.0 x 0.9
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.7 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.5 36.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.3 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code TR1 NA
Front Tire Size P225/55R17 195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code TR1 NA
Spare Tire Order Code TBC NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55R17 195/65HR15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3389 2804
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.7 7.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 140
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4400 125 @ 4000
Engine Order Code ED3 NA
Displacement 2.4L/144 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 173 @ 6000 115 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 24
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 24 28
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.28
Trans Type 4 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.67
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.21 3.18
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.95
Trans Order Code DFF NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 3.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.88
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 3.45
Summary
Vehicle Name Chrysler 200 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Twist Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut McPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 7
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.8 6.7
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger -
Overall Side Crash Rating -
Side Barrier Rating -
Side Barrier Rating Driver -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat -
Rollover Rating -
 
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