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4-Door Sedan Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 21 29 $13,805 $14,999
4-Door Sedan Automatic 21 28 $14,304 $15,499
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 20 28 $15,116 $16,999
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 20 27 $15,615 $17,499
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4-Door Sedan Manual GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $19,293 $21,200
4-Door Wagon Manual GLS 24 31 $20,016 $22,000
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 20 29 $20,366 $22,275
4-Door Wagon Automatic GLS 20 29 $21,089 $23,075
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 20 29 $21,642 $23,800
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLS 20 29 $22,365 $24,600
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 18 26 $22,715 $24,875
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLS 18 26 $23,438 $25,675
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLS 17 24 $24,441 $26,525
4-Door Wagon v6 Automatic w/4Motion GLS 17 24 $25,164 $27,325
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLX 20 29 $25,124 $27,655
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLX 20 29 $25,847 $28,455
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLX 18 26 $26,187 $28,730
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLX 18 26 $26,920 $29,530
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLX 17 24 $27,923 $30,380
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLX 17 24 $28,646 $31,180
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,805
$19,293
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,999
$21,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$250 / month
$353 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36.2 35.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 39.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.0 95
Second Hip Room (in)
57.1 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 55.8
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 54.6
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 41.5
Front Hip Room (in)
57.9 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
27.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.6 68.5
Track Width, Front (in)
59.6 59.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.34 4.3
Length, Overall (in)
185.4 184.1
Height, Overall (in)
55.5 57.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.1 59.1
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 106.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 15
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.12 x .87 11.1 x 0.98
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 9.6 x 0.39
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x 1.7 NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 16.4
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.92 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
20.8 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.1 14.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
17.25 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60HR15 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3072 3122
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4.0 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.7 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 90
Engine
Displacement
2.4L/146 1.8L/109
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
149 @ 5500 150 @ 5700
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
156 @ 3000 155 @ 1750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 31
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.296 1.30
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.775 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.455 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.947 2.12
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.882 3.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.943 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.455 3.50
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Sonata Volkswagen Passat
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
.55 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double-wishbone Four-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
.87 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent

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