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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 22 27 $21,081 $23,600
2-Door Coupe Automatic 21 26 $21,973 $24,600
2-Door Coupe Manual SH 22 27 $23,311 $26,100
2-Door Coupe GL Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual GLS 22 29 $15,706 $16,850
2-Door Coupe Automatic GLS 22 28 $16,570 $17,725
2-Door Coupe TDI Manual GLS 42 49 $16,675 $17,900
2-Door Coupe TDI Automatic GLS 34 44 $17,539 $18,775
2-Door Coupe Turbo Manual GLS 25 31 $17,691 $19,000
2-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic GLS 23 29 $18,555 $19,875
2-Door Coupe Turbo Manual GLX 25 31 $19,700 $21,175
2-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic GLX 23 29 $20,564 $22,050
2-Door Coupe Manual GL 22 29 $15,151 $15,900
2-Door Coupe Automatic GL 22 28 $16,015 $16,775
2-Door Coupe Turbo Manual Sport 25 31 $18,847 $20,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,081
$15,151
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,600
$15,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$393 / month
$265 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 41.0 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.8 52.8
Second Head Room (in) 35.3 36.7
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.0 49.3
Front Leg Room (in) 43.0 39.4
Front Hip Room (in) 52.1 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 28.1 33.5
Front Head Room (in) 37.9 41.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 78.4 84
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 3.9
Length, Overall (in) 178.0 161.1
Height, Overall (in) 51.8 59.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.6 58.7
Wheelbase (in) 101.8 98.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.0 67.9
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 59.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 8.7 12.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.23 x 0.39 9.4 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.10 x 0.90 11.0 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.752 17.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 32.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.887 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/50VR16 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size Compact P205/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/50VR16 P205/55HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2954 2769
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.3 6.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System PGM-FI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 156 @ 5250 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.2L/132 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 7000 115 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 29
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.000 3.60
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.956 2.12
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.266 4.24
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.034 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.285 3.78
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.344 1.36
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.812 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Honda Prelude Volkswagen New Beetle
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Torsion-Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
 
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