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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe SE
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SE 24 34 $11,789 $12,745
4-Door Sedan SE 24 34 $11,789 $12,745
2-Door Convertible GT 22 30 $19,559 $21,145
2-Door Coupe GT 23 33 $14,564 $15,745
2-Door HB GL Manual (CA/NE)
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Engine

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Manual GL 24 31 $13,753 $14,900
2-Door HB Automatic GL 22 28 $13,753 $14,900
2-Door HB TDI Manual GL 42 49 $14,937 $16,195
2-Door HB TDI Automatic GL 34 45 $14,937 $16,195
4-Door HB Manual GLS 24 31 $15,078 $16,350
4-Door HB Automatic GLS 22 28 $15,078 $16,350
4-Door HB TDI Manual GLS 42 49 $16,037 $17,400
4-Door HB TDI Automatic GLS 34 45 $16,037 $17,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,789
$13,753
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,745
$14,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$212 / month
$248 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 51.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 48.7 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 32.6 33.3
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.2 88.0
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.1 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 53.0 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.4 58.8
Wheelbase (in) 104.1 98.9
Liftover Height (in) 27.4 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.4 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 57.6 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 3.9
Length, Overall (in) 181.9 163.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.4 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 18.0
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 9.1 x 0.35
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x 1.77 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79 11.3 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.0 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6 35.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.2 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 15.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 P195/65R15
Front Tire Order Code QFB NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code QFB NA
Front Tire Size P195/70R14 P195/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2630 2723
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 5.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 3600 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code LN2 NA
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5000 115 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 24
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.91 3.78
Clutch Size (in) 8.47 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.36
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.18 2.12
Trans Order Code MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.58 4.24
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Hatchback GL
Vehicle Name Pontiac Sunfire Volkswagen New Golf
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA 0.71
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Arm Independent
 
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