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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Competition
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Competition 28 39 $10,810 $11,440
4-Door Sedan Competition 28 39 $10,888 $11,525
2-Door Coupe Highline 28 39 $10,847 $11,735
4-Door Sedan Highline 28 39 $10,923 $11,820
4-Door Sedan GL Manual (CA/NE)
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Transmission

Engine

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 22 28 $15,059 $16,700
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 24 31 $15,059 $16,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 22 28 $15,907 $17,650
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $15,907 $17,650
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GL 34 45 $16,581 $17,995
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GL 42 49 $16,581 $17,995
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GLS 34 45 $17,225 $18,700
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GLS 42 49 $17,225 $18,700
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 19 26 $17,961 $19,950
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 19 28 $17,961 $19,950
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLX 19 26 $21,132 $23,500
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLX 19 28 $21,132 $23,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,810
$15,059
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,440
$16,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$191 / month
$278 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 39 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.5 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 52.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 50.3 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.1 33.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.2 88
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 38.7
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.0 53.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 171.8 172.3
Height, Overall (in) 54.9 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.4 58.8
Wheelbase (in) 104.0 98.9
Liftover Height (in) 29.4 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.5 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 57.4 59.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.8 13.0
Brakes
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 9.1 x 0.35
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x 1.5 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.79 11.0 x 0.89
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.5 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.0 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P185/65HR14 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/65HR14 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2461 2853
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4.0 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 5.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 83 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 450 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 133 @ 5500 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code ECC NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 6500 115 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 39 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 24
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.13 2.12
Trans Order Code DD4 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 4.24
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.78
Clutch Size (in) 8.5 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.36
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan GL
Vehicle Name Plymouth Neon Volkswagen New Jetta
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Chapman Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Torsion-Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
 
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