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Selected Style 2-Door HB 2-Door HB Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Manual 21 31 $23,035 $23,995
2-Door HB Manual PZEV 21 31 $23,035 $23,995
2-Door HB DSG 24 33 $24,091 $25,095
2-Door HB DSG PZEV 24 33 $24,091 $25,095
2-Door HB Manual w/Convertible & Sunroof 21 31 $25,224 $26,275
2-Door HB Manual w/Convertible & Sunroof PZEV 21 31 $25,224 $26,275
2-Door HB DSG w/Convertible & Sunroof 24 33 $26,281 $27,375
2-Door HB DSG w/Convertible & Sunroof PZEV 24 33 $26,281 $27,375
2-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof & Navi 21 31 $26,731 $27,845
2-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof & Navi PZEV 21 31 $26,731 $27,845
2-Door HB DSG w/Sunroof & Navi 24 33 $27,787 $28,945
2-Door HB DSG w/Sunroof & Navi PZEV 24 33 $27,787 $28,945
2-Door HB Manual Automaticbahn 21 31 $28,795 $29,995
2-Door HB Manual Automaticbahn PZEV 21 31 $28,795 $29,995
2-Door HB DSG Automaticbahn 24 33 $29,851 $31,095
2-Door HB DSG Automaticbahn PZEV 24 33 $29,851 $31,095
4-Door HB Manual 21 31 $23,611 $24,595
4-Door HB Manual PZEV 21 31 $23,611 $24,595
4-Door HB DSG 24 33 $24,667 $25,695
4-Door HB DSG PZEV 24 33 $24,667 $25,695
4-Door HB Manual w/Convertible & Sunroof 21 31 $25,801 $26,875
4-Door HB Manual w/Convertible & Sunroof PZEV 21 31 $25,801 $26,875
4-Door HB DSG w/Convertible & Sunroof 24 33 $26,857 $27,975
4-Door HB DSG w/Convertible & Sunroof PZEV 24 33 $26,857 $27,975
4-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof & Navi 21 31 $27,307 $28,445
4-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof & Navi PZEV 21 31 $27,307 $28,445
4-Door HB DSG w/Sunroof & Navi 24 33 $28,363 $29,545
4-Door HB DSG w/Sunroof & Navi PZEV 24 33 $28,363 $29,545
4-Door HB Manual Automaticbahn 21 31 $29,371 $30,595
4-Door HB Manual Automaticbahn PZEV 21 31 $29,371 $30,595
4-Door HB DSG Automaticbahn 24 33 $30,427 $31,695
4-Door HB DSG Automaticbahn PZEV 24 33 $30,427 $31,695
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$23,035
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$295,000
$23,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$4917 / month
$400 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line It isn't the fastest or flashiest sporty hatchback around, but the 2012 Volkswagen GTI may well be the most balanced, carrying forward its legacy into the 21st century.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 11 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 17 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small station wagon Compact Cars
Number of Passenger Doors 2 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) - TBD - 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 53.1
Front Leg Room (in) - TBD - 41.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 93.5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) - TBD - 35.5
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - 39.3
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 54.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.0
Length, Overall (in) 193.2 165.8
Height, Overall (in) 54.3 57.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.4 59.7
Wheelbase (in) - TBD - 101.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.9 70.0
Track Width, Front (in) 66.0 60.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 15.9 15.3
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 28.2 46.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.2 x 1.3 11.3 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) 15.7 x 1.5 12.3 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 24.0 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 35.8
Steering Type Electric rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P245/35ZR20 225/40R18
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P295/35ZR20 225/40R18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4145 3034
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x 10.5 18 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.5 18 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 8.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 120
Engine
Displacement 6.3L/382 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 651 @ 8000 200 @ 5100-6000
Engine Type Gas V12 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 486 @ 8000 207 @ 1800-5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 11 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 13 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 17 31
Transmission
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.47
Trans Type 7 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.11
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.64
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.09
Trans Order Code NA NA
Drivetrain All-wheel drive Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.94/3.09
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.10
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/manual shift Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.93
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.36
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name Ferrari FF Volkswagen GTI
Body Style Hatchback Hatchback
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double wishbone MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - TBD - 6
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 14.1 7.3
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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