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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan CE Manual (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual CE 32 41 $11,624 $12,568
4-Door Sedan Manual S 32 41 $11,511 $12,793
4-Door Sedan Automatic CE 29 33 $12,007 $12,983
4-Door Sedan Manual LE 32 41 $12,042 $13,383
4-Door Sedan Automatic S 30 39 $12,247 $13,608
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 30 39 $12,775 $14,198
4-Door Sedan GL Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 24 31 $15,364 $16,850
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 23 29 $16,228 $17,725
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $16,312 $17,900
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GL 42 49 $16,902 $18,145
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 23 29 $17,176 $18,775
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GLS 42 49 $17,646 $18,950
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GL 34 45 $18,052 $19,330
4-Door Sedan Turbo Manual GLS 24 31 $17,803 $19,550
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GLS 34 45 $18,796 $20,135
4-Door Sedan VR6 Manual GLS 19 28 $18,390 $20,200
4-Door Sedan Turbo Automatic GLS 22 29 $18,876 $20,625
4-Door Sedan VR6 Automatic GLS 19 26 $19,254 $21,075
4-Door Sedan VR6 Manual GLI 21 30 $20,874 $22,950
4-Door Sedan VR6 Manual GLX 19 28 $22,455 $24,700
4-Door Sedan VR6 Automatic GLX 19 26 $23,319 $25,575
4-Door Sedan VR6 Automatic w/Tiptronic GLX 21 31 $24,477 $26,825
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,624
$15,364
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,568
$16,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$209 / month
$281 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 32 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 41 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.2 33.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88 87
Second Hip Room (in) 51.2 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 36.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.2 52.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 41.5
Front Hip Room (in) 50.5 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 24.4 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7 4.1
Length, Overall (in) 174.0 172.3
Height, Overall (in) 54.5 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1 58.8
Wheelbase (in) 97.0 98.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.1 13.0
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 x 0.9 11.0 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 9.1 x 0.35
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x - TBD - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.3 3.04
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 34.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.1 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.2 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P175/65R14 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/65R14 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2410 2892
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.1 8.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 60
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 70
Engine
Displacement 1.8L/108 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 125 @ 5800 115 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 4000 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 32 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 41 31
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 8.3 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.36
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.60
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 2.12
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.72 4.24
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.98
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.78
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Corolla Volkswagen Jetta Sedan
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan GL
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.6 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.9 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
 
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