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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
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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 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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 3.9
Length, Overall (in) 178.0 161.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 8.7 12.0
Brakes
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 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 14.5
Steering
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 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.752 17.8
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/50VR16 P205/55HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2954 2769
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 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
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
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 22
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Honda Prelude Volkswagen New Beetle
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
 
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