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Selected Style 2-Door HB GL Manual
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Engine

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Manual GL 24 31 $14,270 $15,295
4-Door HB Manual GL 24 31 $14,455 $15,495
2-Door HB Automatic GL 23 29 $15,134 $16,170
4-Door HB Automatic GL 23 29 $15,319 $16,370
2-Door HB TDI Manual GL 42 49 $15,586 $16,720
4-Door HB TDI Manual GL 42 49 $15,771 $16,920
4-Door HB Manual GLS 24 31 $16,325 $17,520
2-Door HB TDI Automatic GL 34 45 $16,736 $17,905
4-Door HB TDI Automatic GL 34 45 $16,920 $18,105
4-Door HB Automatic GLS 23 29 $17,189 $18,395
4-Door HB TDI Manual GLS 42 49 $17,423 $18,710
4-Door HB TDI Automatic GLS 34 45 $18,287 $19,585
3-Door HB Coupe Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB Coupe Manual 29 33 $9,333 $9,749
3-Door HB Coupe Manual w/SIAB 29 33 $9,567 $9,999
3-Door HB Coupe Manual GL 29 33 $9,967 $10,649
3-Door HB Coupe Manual w/SIAB GL 29 33 $10,201 $10,899
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 29 33 $10,342 $11,049
4-Door Sedan Manual w/SIAB GL 29 33 $10,576 $11,299
3-Door HB Coupe Automatic GL 26 35 $10,716 $11,449
3-Door HB Coupe Automatic w/SIAB GL 26 35 $10,950 $11,699
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 26 35 $11,091 $11,849
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/SIAB GL 26 35 $11,325 $12,099
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,270
$9,333
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,295
$9,749
Monthly Payment Estimate
$255 / month
$162 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 29 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 57.6 53.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 52.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 38.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.7 52.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 54.1
Second Leg Room (in) 33.5 32.8
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88 88.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 56.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 7.3
Length, Overall (in) 164.9 166.7
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 54.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.8 56.1
Wheelbase (in) 98.9 96.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 65.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 41.8 33.0
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 18.0 16.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x 0.87 13 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.13 x 0.35 NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 7 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 11.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.6 15.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 32.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.04 2.9
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15 P175/70R13
Spare Tire Size P195/65HR15 T105/700-14
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15 P175/70R13
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2771 2255
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 13 x 5.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 13 x 5.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.5 5.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 75
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5200 104 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 2600 106 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/121 1.6L/98
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 33
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.60 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.12 2.05
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.24 3.84
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.97
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) 3.78 3.62
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.37
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Golf Hyundai Accent
Body Style 2 Door HB 3 Dr Hatchback Cpe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.83 - TBD -
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) 0.71 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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