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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual
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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
2-Door HB 1.8T Manual *Ltd Avail*
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB 1.8T Manual 24 31 $18,526 $20,340
2-Door HB 1.8T Automatic 22 29 $19,599 $21,415
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,246
$18,526
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,799
$20,340
Monthly Payment Estimate
$230 / month
$339 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.7 33.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.1 88
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
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 52.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0 41.5
Front Hip Room (in) 52.7 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in) 56.9 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.3 58.8
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 98.9
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
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.3 x 0.98
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 9.1 x 0.35
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.04
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 35.8
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/55R15 P225/45HR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/55R15 P225/45HR17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P225/45HR17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2701 2934
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 17 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 17 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 120
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/122 1.8L/109
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 126 @ 5600 180 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System NA Turbocharged SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 131 @ 4000 173 @ 1950-5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 31
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.31
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 - 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.94
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.65
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 - 3.30
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Suzuki Forenza Volkswagen GTI
Body Style 4dr Sedan 2 Door HB
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
 
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