Compare 2006 Suzuki Forenza vs 2006 Volkswagen New GTI

2006 Suzuki Forenza
2006 Volkswagen New GTI
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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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2-Door HB 2.0T Manual
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
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
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95.1 94.2
Second Hip Room (in)
53.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 54.7
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.6
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
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
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 - 3.01
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.6
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2701 3308
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 16 x - TBD -
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 - Hwy (MPG)
30 32 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 23 (Est)
Transmission
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
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4dr Sedan 2 Door HB
Vehicle Name
Suzuki Forenza Volkswagen New GTI
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -

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