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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual PZEV
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual PZEV 22 33 $22,795 $23,745
4-Door Sedan DSG 24 32 $23,851 $24,845
4-Door Sedan DSG PZEV 24 32 $23,851 $24,845
4-Door Sedan Manual Automaticbahn 22 33 $24,763 $25,795
4-Door Sedan Manual Automaticbahn PZEV 22 33 $24,763 $25,795
4-Door Sedan DSG Automaticbahn 24 32 $25,819 $26,895
4-Door Sedan DSG Automaticbahn PZEV 24 32 $25,819 $26,895
4-Door Sedan Manual Automaticbahn w/Nav 22 33 $25,627 $26,695
4-Door Sedan Manual Automaticbahn w/Nav PZEV 22 33 $25,627 $26,695
4-Door Sedan DSG Automaticbahn w/Nav 24 32 $26,683 $27,795
4-Door Sedan DSG Automaticbahn w/Nav PZEV 24 32 $26,683 $27,795
4-Door Sedan Manual 22 33 $22,795 $23,745
4-Door HB ES
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB ES N/A N/A $28,499 $29,125
4-Door HB SE N/A N/A $30,456 $31,125
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,795
$28,499
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,745
$29,125
Monthly Payment Estimate
$396 / month
$485 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Subcompact car
Number of Passenger Doors 4 4
EPA Air Pollution Score - NA
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.1 34.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 54.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 33.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.1 84.7
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 49.4
Second Leg Room (in) 38.1 30.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.2 35.6
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 47.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.2 54.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.9 6.1
Length, Overall (in) 182.2 144.7
Height, Overall (in) 57.2 63.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 54.3
Wheelbase (in) 104.4 100.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.0 62.4
Track Width, Front (in) 60.1 55.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.5 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - 50.5
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 13.2
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System - TBD - 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x 0.4 NA
Brake Type - TBD - Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 8.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x 1.0 10.1 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 16.06
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.1 30.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.49
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size 225/45R17H P145/65R15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size 225/45R17H P175/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3124 2579
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.1 NA
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 NA
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/121 NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5100-6000 66 combined
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4 Electric
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 207 @ 1700-5000 145 Combined
Engine Order Code NA Y4F1
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 NA
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 26 NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 NA
Battery Range (mi) - 62
EPA MPG Equivalent - City - 126
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined - 112
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy - 99
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.32 NA
Trans Type 6 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.55 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.09 NA
Trans Order Code NA - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.68-2.92 7.065
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 NA
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.77 - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Volkswagen GLI Mitsubishi i-MiEV
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6 10
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.2 NA
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger -
Overall Side Crash Rating -
Side Barrier Rating -
Side Barrier Rating Driver -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat -
Rollover Rating -
 
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