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Selected Style SL Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
SL Manual 29 40 $9,981 $10,570
SL1 Manual 29 40 $10,863 $12,030
SL1 Automatic 27 37 $11,639 $12,890
SL2 Manual 27 38 $12,204 $13,515
SL2 Automatic 25 36 $12,980 $14,375
4-Door Sedan GL Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 24 31 $15,364 $16,850
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 23 29 $16,228 $17,725
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GL 42 49 $16,902 $18,145
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GL 34 45 $18,052 $19,330
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $16,312 $17,900
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 23 29 $17,176 $18,775
4-Door Sedan Turbo Manual GLS 24 31 $17,803 $19,550
4-Door Sedan Turbo Automatic GLS 22 29 $18,876 $20,625
4-Door Sedan VR6 Manual GLS 19 28 $18,390 $20,200
4-Door Sedan VR6 Automatic GLS 19 26 $19,254 $21,075
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GLS 42 49 $17,646 $18,950
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GLS 34 45 $18,796 $20,135
4-Door Sedan VR6 Manual GLX 19 28 $22,455 $24,700
4-Door Sedan VR6 Automatic GLX 19 26 $23,319 $25,575
4-Door Sedan VR6 Manual GLI 21 30 $20,874 $22,950
4-Door Sedan VR6 Automatic w/Tiptronic GLX 21 31 $24,477 $26,825
Pricing
Invoice Price
$9,981
$15,364
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,570
$16,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$176 / month
$281 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 29 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 40 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 52.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 41.5
Front Hip Room (in) 49.2 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 32.8 33.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.0 87
Second Hip Room (in) 50.2 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 36.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 55.0 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.0 58.8
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 98.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.4 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 56.8 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 4.1
Length, Overall (in) 178.1 172.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.1 13.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 9.1 x 0.35
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.9 x 0.7 11.0 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.1 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.00 3.04
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.3 15.6
Tires
Spare Tire Size T115/70R14 P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/65SR14 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/65SR14 P195/65HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2331 2892
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.18 8.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 60
Engine
Fuel System SPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 114 @ 2400 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.9L/116 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 100 @ 5000 115 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 40 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29 24
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.811 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual Trans Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.98
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.250 3.78
Clutch Size (in) 8.46 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.172 1.36
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.605 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again w/OD NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.923 3.60
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.950 2.12
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.060 4.24
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan GL
Vehicle Name Saturn SL Volkswagen Jetta Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 27.2 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Indep. Tri-Link Independent
 
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