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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 Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 54.6
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 41.5
Front Hip Room (in)
57.9 - TBD -
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
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
55.5 57.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.1 59.1
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 106.4
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 15
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 16.4
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
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
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60HR15 P195/65HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3072 3122
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.7 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
156 @ 3000 155 @ 1750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4L/146 1.8L/109
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
149 @ 5500 150 @ 5700
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.455 3.50
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
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Sonata Volkswagen Passat
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
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

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