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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 Automatic 22 31 $14,110 $14,699
4-Door Sedan Manual Premium 23 30 $14,494 $15,099
4-Door Sedan Automatic Premium 22 31 $15,358 $15,999
4-Door Wagon Manual 22 30 $13,918 $14,499
4-Door Wagon Automatic 21 30 $14,782 $15,399
4-Door Wagon Manual Premium 22 30 $15,166 $15,799
4-Door Wagon Automatic Premium 21 30 $16,030 $16,699
4-Door Sedan Manual w/ABS 23 30 $13,726 $14,299
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/ABS 22 31 $14,590 $15,199
4-Door Sedan Manual Premium w/ABS/Sunroof 23 30 $15,070 $15,699
4-Door Sedan Automatic Premium w/ABS/Sunroof 22 31 $15,934 $16,599
4-Door Wagon Manual w/ABS 22 30 $14,398 $14,999
4-Door Wagon Automatic w/ABS 21 30 $15,262 $15,899
4-Door Wagon Manual Premium w/ABS/Sunroof 22 30 $15,742 $16,399
4-Door Wagon Automatic Premium w/ABS/Sunroof 21 30 $16,606 $17,299
4-Door Value Edition Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual Value Edition 22 30 $17,049 $17,900
4-Door Automatic Value Edition 22 30 $18,122 $18,975
4-Door Manual PZEV Value Edition 22 30 $17,049 $17,900
4-Door Automatic PZEV Value Edition 22 30 $18,122 $18,975
4-Door Manual 2.5L 22 30 $18,687 $20,290
4-Door Automatic 2.5L 22 30 $19,760 $21,365
4-Door Manual PZEV 2.5L 22 30 $18,687 $20,290
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 DSG 2.0L Turbo 25 31 $22,775 $24,665
4-Door Manual GLI 2.0L Turbo 24 32 $21,884 $23,790
4-Door DSG GLI 2.0L Turbo 25 31 $22,957 $24,865
4-Door Manual 1.9L DIESEL Edition 36 41 $22,311 $23,990
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
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
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 -
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in) 56.9 57.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.3 58.8
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 101.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.4 16.0
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 35.8
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.00
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/55R15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/55R15 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P195/65HR15
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 3230
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 10.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 140
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.5L/151
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 126 @ 5600 150 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I5
Fuel System NA SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 131 @ 4000 170 @ 3750
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 30
Transmission
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 - 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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Suzuki Forenza Volkswagen Jetta Sedan
Body Style 4dr Sedan 4 Door Sdn
Suspension
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 -
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
 
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