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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 $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 Automatic S 30 38 $14,434 $15,950
4-Door Sedan Manual LE 32 41 $13,859 $15,315
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 30 38 $14,583 $16,115
4-Door Sedan Manual XRS 26 34 $16,179 $17,880
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 30 38 $14,583 $16,115
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
$13,047
$17,049
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,105
$17,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$235 / month
$298 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 32 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 41 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4 35.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.3 91
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 38.5
Second Hip Room (in) 46.2 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 54.8
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 -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 58.3 60.6
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.6 16.0
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 3.00
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
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
Tires
Rear Tire Size P185/65R15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
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
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) 2530 3230
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 10.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 140
Engine
Displacement 1.8L/108 2.5L/151
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 126 @ 6000 150 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I5
Fuel System SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 4200 170 @ 3750
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 32 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 41 30
Transmission
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
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Corolla Volkswagen Jetta Sedan
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sdn
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
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
 
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