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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Manual (SE)
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Transmission

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 35 43 $9,733 $10,355
4-Door Sedan Manual 35 43 $10,230 $10,885
2-Door Coupe Automatic 33 39 $10,485 $11,155
4-Door Sedan Automatic 33 39 $10,982 $11,685
2-Door HB GL Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Manual GL 24 31 $14,593 $15,580
4-Door HB Manual GL 24 31 $14,777 $15,780
2-Door HB Automatic GL 24 30 $15,457 $16,455
4-Door HB Automatic GL 24 30 $15,641 $16,655
4-Door HB TDI Manual GL 38 46 $16,090 $17,200
4-Door HB Manual GLS 24 31 $16,958 $18,140
4-Door HB TDI Automatic GL 33 44 $17,163 $18,275
4-Door HB Automatic GLS 24 30 $17,822 $19,015
4-Door HB TDI Manual GLS 38 46 $18,049 $19,320
4-Door HB TDI Automatic GLS 33 44 $19,122 $20,395
Pricing
Invoice Price
$9,733
$14,593
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,355
$15,580
Monthly Payment Estimate
$173 / month
$260 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 35 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 43 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.2 33.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88.0 88
Second Hip Room (in) 51.0 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.2 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.0 52.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1 41.5
Front Hip Room (in) 51.1 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 27.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 65.4 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 56.9 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 163.2 164.9
Height, Overall (in) 59.4 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.9 58.8
Wheelbase (in) 93.3 98.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.6 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - 41.8
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 18.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.25 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 9.13 x 0.35
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.09 x - TBD - 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 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.8 35.8
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.8 3.04
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) NA N/A
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2035 2771
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 4.6 8.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 306 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 70
Engine
Displacement 1.5L/91 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 108 @ 6000 115 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 105 @ 4200 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 35 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 43 31
Transmission
Trans Type 5 5
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 3.60
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 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.36
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Echo Volkswagen Golf
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door HB
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer bar MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.95 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25.0 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
 
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