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Selected Style 5-Door Wagon Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon Automatic 25 30 $15,700 $16,795
5-Door Wagon Manual 25 31 $15,700 $16,795
4-Door Wagon GL Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Manual GL 24 30 $16,312 $17,900
4-Door Wagon Automatic GL 22 29 $17,176 $18,775
4-Door Wagon TDI Manual GL 42 50 $17,959 $19,290
4-Door Wagon Turbo Manual GL 24 31 $17,803 $19,550
4-Door Wagon Manual GLS 24 30 $17,839 $19,590
4-Door Wagon Automatic GLS 22 29 $18,703 $20,465
4-Door Wagon TDI Automatic GL 34 45 $19,110 $20,475
4-Door Wagon Turbo Automatic w/Tiptronic GL 22 29 $18,876 $20,625
4-Door Wagon TDI Manual GLS 42 50 $19,327 $20,770
4-Door Wagon Turbo Manual GLS 24 31 $19,329 $21,240
4-Door Wagon TDI Automatic GLS 34 45 $20,191 $21,645
4-Door Wagon Turbo Automatic w/Tiptronic GLS 22 29 $20,402 $22,315
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,700
$16,312
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,795
$17,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$280 / month
$298 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Small Station Wgn
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4 33.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.0 89
Second Hip Room (in) 49.1 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 38.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.4 52.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 41.5
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.1 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 5.2
Length, Overall (in) 170.5 173.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 57.8 58.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.9 58.8
Wheelbase (in) 102.8 99.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 19.8 34
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 38.0 51.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.9 11 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x 0.4 9.1 x 0.35
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 3.04
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.0 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/50VR16 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/50VR16 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D15 P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2716 3034
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.9 8.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 70
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 6000 115 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 4000 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 30
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.36
Trans Type 5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.60
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84 2.12
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11 4.24
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.78
Summary
Vehicle Name Mazda Protege5 Volkswagen Jetta Wagon
Body Style 5 Door Wagon 4 Door Wagon
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut Independent
 
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