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2009 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan Change
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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual PZEV 21 31 $23,094 $24,770
4-Door Sedan DSG PZEV 22 29 $24,193 $25,870
4-Door Sedan Manual 21 31 $23,094 $24,770
4-Door Sedan DSG 22 29 $24,193 $25,870
4-Door Manual S PZEV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual S 21 30 $16,863 $17,515
4-Door Manual PZEV S 21 30 $16,863 $17,515
4-Door Automatic S 20 29 $17,962 $18,615
4-Door Automatic PZEV S 20 29 $17,962 $18,615
4-Door Manual SE 21 30 $18,968 $20,095
4-Door Manual PZEV SE 21 30 $18,968 $20,095
4-Door Automatic SE 20 29 $20,067 $21,195
4-Door Automatic PZEV SE 20 29 $20,067 $21,195
4-Door Automatic SEL 20 29 $21,723 $22,965
4-Door Automatic PZEV SEL 20 29 $21,723 $22,965
4-Door Manual Wolfsburg 21 31 $20,138 $21,345
4-Door Manual PZEV Wolfsburg 21 31 $20,138 $21,345
4-Door DSG Wolfsburg 22 29 $21,237 $22,445
4-Door DSG PZEV Wolfsburg 22 29 $21,237 $22,445
4-Door Manual TDI Loyal 30 41 $21,164 $22,440
4-Door DSG TDI Loyal 29 40 $22,263 $23,540
4-Door Manual TDI 30 41 $21,004 $22,270
4-Door DSG TDI 29 40 $22,103 $23,370
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,094
$16,863
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,770
$17,515
Monthly Payment Estimate
$413 / month
$292 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line Although the Jetta’s doesn't offer the farfegnugen it once did, the 2009 Volkswagen Jetta provides spacious interior room and efficient clean-diesel technology.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4 35.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 38.5
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 54.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 53.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 41.2
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91 91
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 179.3 179.3
Height, Overall (in) 57.4 57.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.8 59.8
Wheelbase (in) 101.5 101.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.0 16.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x 0.98 11.3 x 0.98
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.47 10.2 X 0.47
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.2 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.1 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.00 3.00
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/45WR17 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/45WR17 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3290 3230
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.6 10.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 140
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.5L/151
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5100-6000 170 @ 5700
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas I5
Fuel System FSI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 207 @ 1800-5000 177 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 (Est) 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - TBD - 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 (Est) 30
Transmission
Trans Type 6 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.11 0.77
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.64 3.60
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.09 2.12
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94/3.09 3.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.10 0.96
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.93 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.36 3.78
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.47 1.36
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sdn 4 Door Sdn
Vehicle Name Volkswagen GLI Volkswagen Jetta Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-link Multi-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - TBD - 7
 
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