Compare 2010 Saturn Aura Hybrid vs 2010 Volkswagen Golf

2010 Saturn Aura Hybrid
2010 Volkswagen Golf
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4-Door Sedan
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2-Door HB Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Manual 22 30 $16,830 $17,620
2-Door HB Manual PZEV 22 30 $16,830 $17,620
2-Door HB Automatic 23 30 $17,929 $18,720
2-Door HB Automatic PZEV 23 30 $17,929 $18,720
4-Door HB Automatic 23 30 $18,512 $19,335
4-Door HB Automatic PZEV 23 30 $18,512 $19,335
2-Door HB Manual TDI 30 41 $21,122 $22,155
4-Door HB Manual TDI 30 41 $21,695 $22,760
2-Door HB DSG TDI 30 42 $22,221 $23,255
4-Door HB DSG TDI 30 42 $22,794 $23,860
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$16,830
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$17,620
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$294 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Volkswagen Golf/TDI feels more upscale than its competitors, and the diesel's exceptional fuel economy is an unexpected bonus in the class.
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Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 22 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
- 35.5
Front Head Room (in)
- 39.3
Second Hip Room (in)
- - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 54.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 93
Second Head Room (in)
- 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 52.8
Front Leg Room (in)
- 41.2
Passenger Capacity
- 5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
- 101.5
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 70.3
Track Width, Front (in)
- 60.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
- 165.4
Height, Overall (in)
- 58.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 59.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 12.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
- Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.3 x 1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- NA
Brake ABS System
- 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 10.2 x .5
Brake Type
- Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 35.8 ft
Steering Type
- Pwr
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
- NA
Rear Tire Size
- 195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
- NA
Front Tire Size
- 195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
- - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
- NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 2968
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
- Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
- 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
- Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
- 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 10
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 140
Engine
Engine Type
- Gas I5
Fuel System
- SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 177 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
- NA
Displacement
- 2.5L/151
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 170 @ 5700
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 22
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- - TBD -
Trans Description Cont.
- Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
- - TBD -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- - TBD -
Trans Type
- 5
Drivetrain
- Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again
- NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- - TBD -
Trans Order Code
- NA
Summary
Body Style
- 2 Door HB
Vehicle Name
- Volkswagen Golf
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
- Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- w/stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
- Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- w/stabilizer bar
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 7.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 7

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