Compare 2002 Subaru Legacy Sedan vs 2002 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan

2002 Subaru Legacy Sedan
2002 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan
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4-Door Manual L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual L 21 27 $17,565 $19,295
4-Door Automatic L 22 27 $18,287 $20,095
4-Door Manual GT 21 27 $20,775 $22,895
4-Door Automatic GT 22 27 $21,497 $23,695
4-Door Manual GT Ltd 21 27 $22,383 $24,695
4-Door Automatic GT Ltd 22 27 $23,105 $25,495
4-Door Automatic Outback Ltd 22 27 $23,555 $25,995
4-Door H6-3.0 Automatic Outback 20 26 $25,349 $27,995
4-Door H6-3.0 VDC Automatic Outback 20 26 $27,500 $30,395
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4-Door Sedan Manual GL
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 Manual GLS 24 31 $16,312 $17,900
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GL 42 49 $16,902 $18,145
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 23 29 $17,176 $18,775
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GLS 42 49 $17,646 $18,950
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GL 34 45 $18,052 $19,330
4-Door Sedan Turbo Manual GLS 24 31 $17,803 $19,550
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GLS 34 45 $18,796 $20,135
4-Door Sedan VR6 Manual GLS 19 28 $18,390 $20,200
4-Door Sedan Turbo Automatic GLS 22 29 $18,876 $20,625
4-Door Sedan VR6 Automatic GLS 19 26 $19,254 $21,075
4-Door Sedan VR6 Manual GLI 21 30 $20,874 $22,950
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 Automatic w/Tiptronic GLX 21 31 $24,477 $26,825
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,565
$15,364
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,295
$16,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$322 / month
$281 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
51.3 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
34.2 33.5
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91.4 87
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 53.7
Second Head Room (in)
36.6 36.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 52.5
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 41.5
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
25.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.7 68.3
Track Width, Front (in)
57.5 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 4.1
Length, Overall (in)
184.4 172.3
Height, Overall (in)
55.7 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.5 58.8
Wheelbase (in)
104.3 98.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.4 13.0
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7 x 0.94 11.0 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 0.39 9.1 x 0.35
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 3.04
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.5 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 35.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
205/60HR15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
205/60HR15 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
T135/70D16 P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
165 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3255 2892
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4.0 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.8 8.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
430 60
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 70
Engine
Displacement
2.5L/150 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
165 @ 5600 115 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
166 @ 4000 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 24
Transmission
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 3.60
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.06 2.12
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.90 4.24
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.09 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.98
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.45 3.78
Summary
Vehicle Name
Subaru Legacy Sedan Volkswagen Jetta Sedan
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan GL
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.59 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower L-Arms MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.79 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Radius Arms Torsion Beam

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