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Selected Style 4-Door Wagon 4-Door Manual S PZEV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual PZEV S 22 30 $18,816 $19,510
4-Door Manual S 22 30 $18,816 $19,510
4-Door Automatic PZEV S 23 30 $19,915 $20,610
4-Door Automatic S 23 30 $19,915 $20,610
4-Door Automatic PZEV SE 23 30 $21,757 $23,240
4-Door Automatic SE 23 30 $21,757 $23,240
4-Door Manual TDI 30 41 $23,200 $24,615
4-Door DSG TDI 30 42 $24,299 $25,715
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,801
$18,816
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,275
$19,510
Monthly Payment Estimate
$305 / month
$325 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 39.5 38.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 53.1
Front Leg Room (in) 40.6 41.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 50.1 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 40.9 35.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 38.4
Second Hip Room (in) 46.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.8 54.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.9 91.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 168.9 179.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 63.0 59.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.2 59.6
Wheelbase (in) 103.0 101.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.1 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 58.3 60.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 62.7 66.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 21.6 32.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.62 x 0.35 10.1 x 0.5
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11 x 0.9 11.3 x 0.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.0 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.1 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.2 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 3.01
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code TP1 NA
Spare Tire Order Code TBC NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code TP1 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3222 3228
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 10.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 510 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 140
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/148 2.5L/151
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5100 170 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I5
Fuel System SMPI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 165 @ 4000 177 @ 4250
Engine Order Code EDZ NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 21 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 30
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.36
Trans Type 4 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.21 3.60
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 2.12
Trans Order Code DFF NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 3.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 3.78
Summary
Vehicle Name Chrysler PT Cruiser Classic Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
Body Style Small Wagon 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Twist beam Four-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Macpherson Strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 7
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.9 7.5
 
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