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4-Door Sedan Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 23 30 $13,246 $13,799
4-Door Sedan Manual w/ABS 23 30 $13,726 $14,299
4-Door Wagon Manual 22 30 $13,918 $14,499
4-Door Sedan Automatic 22 31 $14,110 $14,699
4-Door Wagon Manual w/ABS 22 30 $14,398 $14,999
4-Door Sedan Manual Premium 23 30 $14,494 $15,099
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/ABS 22 31 $14,590 $15,199
4-Door Wagon Automatic 21 30 $14,782 $15,399
4-Door Sedan Manual Premium w/ABS/Sunroof 23 30 $15,070 $15,699
4-Door Wagon Manual Premium 22 30 $15,166 $15,799
4-Door Wagon Automatic w/ABS 21 30 $15,262 $15,899
4-Door Sedan Automatic Premium 22 31 $15,358 $15,999
4-Door Wagon Manual Premium w/ABS/Sunroof 22 30 $15,742 $16,399
4-Door Sedan Automatic Premium w/ABS/Sunroof 22 31 $15,934 $16,599
4-Door Wagon Automatic Premium 21 30 $16,030 $16,699
4-Door Wagon Automatic Premium w/ABS/Sunroof 21 30 $16,606 $17,299
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4-Door HB GL Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB GL Manual 24 31 $14,958 $16,030
4-Door HB GL Automatic 24 30 $15,822 $16,905
4-Door HB GLS Manual 24 31 $17,138 $18,390
4-Door HB GLS Automatic 24 30 $18,002 $19,265
4-Door HB GLS TDI Manual 37 44 $18,237 $19,580
4-Door HB GLS TDI Automatic 33 44 $19,310 $20,655
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,246
$14,958
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,799
$16,030
Monthly Payment Estimate
$230 / month
$267 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.7 52.4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.0 41.5
Front Hip Room (in)
52.7 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.7 33.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95.1 88
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 38.6
Second Hip Room (in)
53.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 53.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.9 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.3 58.8
Wheelbase (in)
102.4 98.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.9 68.3
Track Width, Front (in)
58.3 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.1
Length, Overall (in)
177.2 164.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.4 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 41.8
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 18.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 9.13 x 0.35
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.0 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 35.8
Steering Type
Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.04
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.6
Tires
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/55R15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/55R15 P195/65HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2701 2857
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 8.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
NA SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
131 @ 4000 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/122 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
126 @ 5600 115 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 24
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.78
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.36
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.60
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.12
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.24
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4dr Sedan 4 Door HB
Vehicle Name
Suzuki Forenza Volkswagen Golf
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.)
NA MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Dual-Link Independent

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