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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe SE
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SE 22 32 $13,181 $14,250
2-Door Coupe GT 22 32 $15,285 $16,525
4-Door Sedan SE 22 32 $13,458 $14,550
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
$13,181
$15,228
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,250
$16,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$238 / month
$278 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 32.6 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.2 88
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.1 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 52.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 48.7 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 57.6 - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 182.0 172.3
Height, Overall (in) 53.0 56.9
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.4 13.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x - TBD - 11.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 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) 7.87 x 1.77 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.3 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code QFB NA
Front Tire Size P195/70R14 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code QFB NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14 P195/65HR15
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2606 2853
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 5.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 90
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5000 115 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System SPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 3600 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code LN2 NA
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.0L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 31
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 2.12
Trans Order Code MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 4.24
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.78
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.36
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Pontiac Sunfire Volkswagen Jetta
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan GL
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Arm Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Torsion-Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
 
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