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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan DX Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual DX 24 31 $13,343 $15,100
4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 22 22 $14,050 $15,900
4-Door Sedan ULEV Automatic EX 23 30 $19,086 $21,600
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 25 31 $16,161 $18,290
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 23 30 $16,868 $19,090
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/ABS LX 23 30 $17,398 $19,690
4-Door Sedan ULEV Automatic w/Leather EX 23 30 $20,103 $22,750
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 LX 20 28 $19,042 $21,550
4-Door Sedan Manual EX 25 31 $18,380 $20,800
4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 23 30 $19,086 $21,600
4-Door Sedan Manual w/Leather EX 25 31 $19,396 $21,950
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Leather EX 23 30 $20,103 $22,750
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 EX 20 28 $21,340 $24,150
4-Door Sedan GL Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual Wolfsburg 24 31 $15,214 $16,500
4-Door Sedan Automatic Wolfsburg 22 29 $15,214 $16,500
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 22 29 $13,242 $14,595
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 24 31 $13,242 $14,595
4-Door Sedan Manual GT 24 31 $13,651 $14,990
4-Door Sedan Automatic GT 22 29 $13,651 $14,990
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $15,341 $16,945
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 22 29 $15,341 $16,945
4-Door Sedan Manual GLX 19 26 $19,335 $20,955
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLX 18 25 $19,335 $20,955
4-Door Sedan Manual TDI 40 29 $14,522 $15,770
4-Door Sedan Manual K2 24 31 $14,691 $15,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic K2 22 29 $14,691 $15,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,343
$13,242
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,100
$14,595
Monthly Payment Estimate
$252 / month
$243 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.3
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 52.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 37.9 31.5
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.7 87.5
Second Hip Room (in) 54.1 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 53.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.2 4.8
Length, Overall (in) 188.8 173.4
Height, Overall (in) 56.9 56.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 57.0
Wheelbase (in) 106.9 97.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.3 66.7
Track Width, Front (in) 61.2 57.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.1 15.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.66 x 1.38 7.9 x -TBD-
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 X 0.91 10.1 x 0.79
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.1 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.09 17.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4 32.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.11 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P195/70R14 P195/60R14
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14 P195/60R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2888 2590
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 X 5.5 14 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 X 5.5 14 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 6.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System PGM-FI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 145 @ 4700 122 @ 3200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.3L/138 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 135 @ 5400 115 @ 5400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 24
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.000 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.777 1.94
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.062 3.67
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.903 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.285 3.46
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.193 1.29
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.685 0.81
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan GL
Vehicle Name Honda Accord Sdn Volkswagen Jetta
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 0.71
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Torsion-Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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