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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
2-Door HB 2.0T Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB 2.0T Manual 23 32 $20,240 $21,990
2-Door HB 2.0T DSG 25 31 $21,313 $23,065
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,246
$20,240
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,799
$21,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$230 / month
$367 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 54.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 38.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 54.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0 41.2
Front Hip Room (in) 52.7 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.7 35.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.1 94.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 39.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.6
Length, Overall (in) 177.2 165.8
Height, Overall (in) 56.9 58.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.3 59.7
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 101.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.9 69.3
Track Width, Front (in) 58.3 60.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.4 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 15.1
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - - TBD -
Brakes
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 - 11.3 x 0.47
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 - 12.3 x 0.98
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 35.8
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.01
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/55R15 225/45WR17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - 205/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/55R15 225/45WR17
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2701 3308
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 17 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System NA Turbocharged FSI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 131 @ 4000 207 @ 1800-5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 126 @ 5600 200 @ 5100-6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 23 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 32 (Est)
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.09
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.94/3.09
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.10
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.93
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.36
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.47
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.11
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sedan 2 Door HB
Vehicle Name Suzuki Forenza Volkswagen New GTI
Suspension
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 4-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA Mcpherson Strut
 
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