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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Highline
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Highline 27 33 $11,931 $12,715
4-Door Sedan GL Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 24 31 $15,228 $16,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 22 29 $16,092 $17,575
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GL 42 49 $16,764 $17,995
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GL 34 45 $17,913 $19,180
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $16,087 $17,650
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 22 29 $16,951 $18,525
4-Door Sedan Turbo Manual GLS 25 31 $17,486 $19,200
4-Door Sedan Turbo Automatic GLS 23 29 $18,350 $20,075
4-Door Sedan GLS Wolfsburg 25 31 $17,713 $19,450
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GLS 42 49 $17,414 $18,700
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GLS 34 45 $18,565 $19,885
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 19 28 $18,164 $19,950
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 19 26 $19,028 $20,825
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLX 19 28 $22,094 $24,300
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLX 19 26 $22,958 $25,175
4-Door Wagon Manual GLS 24 31 $16,944 $18,600
4-Door Wagon Automatic GLS 22 29 $17,808 $19,475
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLS 19 28 $19,022 $20,900
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLS 19 26 $19,886 $21,775
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLX 19 28 $23,087 $25,400
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLX 19 26 $23,951 $26,275
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,931
$15,228
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,715
$16,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$212 / month
$278 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 27 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.8 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.3 88
Second Hip Room (in) 52.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.4 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 52.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 52.4 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.4 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 58.0 - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 174.4 172.3
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.0 58.8
Wheelbase (in) 105.0 98.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.1 13.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.87 11.0 x - TBD -
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 - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.88 x 1.5 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.5 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.5 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/65R14 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2559 2853
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 5.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 450 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 85 90
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 132 @ 5600 115 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4600 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code ECB NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 27 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 31
Transmission
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again w/OD NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 2.12
Trans Order Code DD5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.55 4.24
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 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) 9.1 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.36
Summary
Vehicle Name Plymouth Neon Volkswagen Jetta
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan GL
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.56 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Macpherson struts MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Chapman struts Torsion-Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
 
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