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4-Door Sedan Manual CE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual CE 32 41 $13,047 $14,105
4-Door Sedan Automatic CE 30 38 $13,787 $14,905
4-Door Sedan Manual S 32 41 $13,710 $15,150
4-Door Sedan Manual LE 32 41 $13,859 $15,315
4-Door Sedan Automatic S 30 38 $14,434 $15,950
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 30 38 $14,583 $16,115
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 30 38 $14,583 $16,115
4-Door Sedan Manual XRS 26 34 $16,179 $17,880
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4-Door Manual PZEV Value Edition
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
$13,047
$17,049
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,105
$17,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$235 / month
$298 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
32 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
41 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.5 53.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.2
Front Hip Room (in)
51.9 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
35.4 35.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.3 91
Second Hip Room (in)
46.2 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 54.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
178.3 179.3
Height, Overall (in)
58.5 57.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.5 58.8
Wheelbase (in)
102.4 101.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.9 70.1
Track Width, Front (in)
58.3 60.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.6 16.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 9.1 X 0.35
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.9 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x - TBD - 11.0 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.5 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 35.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.4 3.00
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P185/65R15 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
Compact P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P185/65R15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2530 3230
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.3 10.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I5
Fuel System
SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
122 @ 4200 170 @ 3750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/108 2.5L/151
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
126 @ 6000 150 @ 5000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
41 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
32 22
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 2.12
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94 3.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.89 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.17 3.78
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.36
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.25 3.60
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sdn
Vehicle Name
Toyota Corolla Volkswagen Jetta Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.94 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam 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)
0.79 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -

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