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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Manual (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 34 41 $9,393 $9,995
2-Door Coupe Automatic 31 38 $10,145 $10,795
4-Door Sedan Manual 34 41 $9,893 $10,525
4-Door Sedan Automatic 31 38 $10,645 $11,325
2-Door HB GL Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Manual GL 24 31 $13,904 $14,900
2-Door HB Automatic GL 22 29 $14,768 $15,775
2-Door HB TDI Manual GL 42 49 $15,101 $16,195
2-Door HB TDI Automatic GL 34 44 $15,965 $17,070
4-Door HB Manual GLS 24 31 $15,244 $16,350
4-Door HB Automatic GLS 22 29 $16,108 $17,225
4-Door HB Turbo Manual GLS 25 31 $16,675 $17,900
4-Door HB Turbo Automatic GLS 23 29 $17,539 $18,775
4-Door HB TDI Manual GLS 42 49 $16,214 $17,400
4-Door HB TDI Automatic GLS 34 44 $17,078 $18,275
Pricing
Invoice Price
$9,393
$13,904
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$9,995
$14,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$167 / month
$248 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 34 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 41 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 51.0 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.3 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.0 51.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 51.1 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.2 33.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88 88
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 56.7 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 3.9
Length, Overall (in) 163.2 163.3
Height, Overall (in) 59.4 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.9 58.8
Wheelbase (in) 93.3 98.9
Liftover Height (in) 27.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 65.4 68.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.6 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 18.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.2 x 0.7 11.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 9.1 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.1 x 1.9 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 34.5 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.5 15.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.6 35.1
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.8 3.2
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/65R14 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 P195/65R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/65R14 P195/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2020 2723
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x - TBD - 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 4.6 5.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 306 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 90
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 108 @ 6000 115 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 105 @ 4000 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.5L/91 2.0L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 34 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 41 31
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 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 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 2.12
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.53 4.24
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.78
Clutch Size (in) 8.3 3.39
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.36
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Echo Volkswagen Golf
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Hatchback GL
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.8 0.71
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25.0 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
 
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