Compare 1999 Subaru Impreza vs 1999 Volkswagen New Jetta

1999 Subaru Impreza
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4-Door Sedan Manual AWD w/BL Equip L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual AWD w/BL Equip L 22 29 $14,604 $15,895
5-Door Wagon L Manual w/BL Equip L 22 29 $14,967 $16,295
4-Door Sedan Automatic AWD w/BL Equip L 23 29 $15,329 $16,695
5-Door Wagon L Automatic w/BL Equip L 23 29 $15,692 $17,095
5-Door Wagon Manual w/EL Outback Sport 22 29 $16,501 $17,995
5-Door Wagon Automatic w/EL Outback Sport 23 29 $17,226 $18,795
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4-Door Sedan Manual GL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 22 28 $15,059 $16,700
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 24 31 $15,059 $16,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 22 28 $15,907 $17,650
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $15,907 $17,650
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GL 34 45 $16,581 $17,995
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GL 42 49 $16,581 $17,995
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GLS 34 45 $17,225 $18,700
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GLS 42 49 $17,225 $18,700
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 19 26 $17,961 $19,950
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 19 28 $17,961 $19,950
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLX 19 26 $21,132 $23,500
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLX 19 28 $21,132 $23,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,604
$15,059
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,895
$16,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$265 / month
$278 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
51.0 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
32.5 33.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
84.4 88
Second Hip Room (in)
53.0 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.0 53.7
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.3 52.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.1 58.8
Wheelbase (in)
99.2 98.9
Liftover Height (in)
26.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.1 68.3
Track Width, Front (in)
57.5 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
172.2 172.3
Height, Overall (in)
55.5 56.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.1 13.0
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)
9.0 x 1.38 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.1 x 0.94 11.0 x 0.89
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 14.5
Steering
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
36.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.5 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.5 35.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
195/60R15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
195/60R15 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
T135/70D16 P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2735 2853
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.5 5.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
75 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
149 @ 3600 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.2L/135 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
142 @ 5600 115 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas Flat 4 Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.55 3.78
Clutch Size (in)
8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.36
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.33 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 2.12
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.11 4.24
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.08 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan GL
Vehicle Name
Subaru Impreza Sedan Volkswagen New Jetta
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Parallel Links Torsion-Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower L-Arms MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
MacPherson Strut Independent

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