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Selected Style 4-Door HB GL Manual
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Body Style

Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB Manual GL 24 31 $12,432 $13,470
4-Door HB Automatic GL 22 29 $12,432 $13,470
4-Door HB Manual K2 24 31 $13,266 $14,275
4-Door HB Automatic K2 22 29 $13,266 $14,275
4-Door HB Manual TREK 24 31 $13,343 $14,350
4-Door HB Automatic TREK 22 29 $13,343 $14,350
4-Door HB Manual Jazz 24 31 $13,260 $14,270
4-Door HB Automatic Jazz 22 29 $13,260 $14,270
3-Door HB Coupe L Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB Coupe Manual L 28 37 $8,104 $8,599
3-Door HB Coupe Manual GS 28 37 $8,664 $9,399
3-Door HB Coupe Automatic GS 27 36 $9,348 $10,154
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 28 37 $9,033 $9,799
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 27 36 $9,717 $10,554
3-Door HB Coupe Manual GT 28 37 $9,402 $10,199
3-Door HB Coupe Automatic GT 27 36 $10,086 $10,954
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,432
$8,104
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,470
$8,599
Monthly Payment Estimate
$225 / month
$143 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 52.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) -TBD- 53.5
Second Leg Room (in) 31.5 32.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.6 88.0
Second Hip Room (in) -TBD- 51.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.8 52.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 37.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.2 54.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.0 55.5
Wheelbase (in) 97.4 94.5
Liftover Height (in) -TBD- - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 63.8
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 55.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.8 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 160.4 161.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 16.9 16.1
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) -TBD- 10.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x -TBD- 7.1 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x -TBD- 9.5 x .75
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 11.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.8 31.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) -TBD- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.8 19.46
Tires
Spare Tire Size -TBD- Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/60R14 P155/80R13
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/60R14 P155/80R13
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2540 2101
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 13 x 4.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material -TBD- Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 13 x 4.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) -TBD- Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.7 5.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) -TBD- - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 3200 97 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/121 1.5L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5400 92 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 28
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.67 3.842
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 1.031
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.46 3.462
Clutch Size (in) -TBD- - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.29 1.370
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.838
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.250
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.94 2.053
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Hatchback GL 3 Door Hatchback Coupe
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Golf Hyundai Accent
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) -TBD- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) -TBD- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.71 - TBD -
 
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