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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
4-Door Value Edition Manual PZEV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual PZEV Value Edition 22 30 $17,049 $17,900
4-Door Manual Value Edition 22 30 $17,049 $17,900
4-Door Automatic PZEV Value Edition 22 30 $18,122 $18,975
4-Door Automatic Value Edition 22 30 $18,122 $18,975
4-Door Manual 2.5L 22 30 $18,687 $20,290
4-Door Manual PZEV 2.5L 22 30 $18,687 $20,290
4-Door Automatic 2.5L 22 30 $19,760 $21,365
4-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L 22 30 $19,760 $21,365
4-Door Manual 1.9L TDI 36 41 $20,754 $22,305
4-Door DSG 1.9L TDI 35 42 $21,827 $23,380
4-Door Manual 2.0L Turbo 24 32 $21,702 $23,590
4-Door Manual GLI 2.0L Turbo 24 32 $21,884 $23,790
4-Door Manual 1.9L DIESEL Edition 36 41 $22,311 $23,990
4-Door DSG 2.0L Turbo 25 31 $22,775 $24,665
4-Door DSG GLI 2.0L Turbo 25 31 $22,957 $24,865
4-Door DSG 1.9L DIESEL Edition 35 42 $23,384 $25,065
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,246
$17,049
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,799
$17,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$230 / month
$298 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 53.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0 41.2
Front Hip Room (in) 52.7 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.7 35.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.1 91
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 54.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.9 57.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.3 58.8
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 101.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.9 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 58.3 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 177.2 179.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.4 16.0
Brakes
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
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
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 - 3.00
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.4
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 NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2701 3230
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 - Steel
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 - 10.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System NA SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 131 @ 4000 170 @ 3750
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.5L/151
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 126 @ 5600 150 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I5
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 22
Transmission
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 - 3.78
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sedan 4 Door Sdn
Vehicle Name Suzuki Forenza Volkswagen Jetta Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Dual-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Multi-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
 
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