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2006 Volkswagen Golf
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4-Door HB GL Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB GL Manual 24 31 $14,958 $16,030
4-Door HB GL Automatic 24 30 $15,822 $16,905
4-Door HB GLS Manual 24 31 $17,138 $18,390
4-Door HB GLS Automatic 24 30 $18,002 $19,265
4-Door HB GLS TDI Manual 37 44 $18,237 $19,580
4-Door HB GLS TDI Automatic 33 44 $19,310 $20,655
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2-Door HB 1.8T Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB 1.8T Manual 24 31 $18,526 $20,340
2-Door HB 1.8T Automatic 22 29 $19,599 $21,415
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,958
$18,526
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,030
$20,340
Monthly Payment Estimate
$267 / month
$339 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
33.5 33.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88 88
Front Head Room (in)
38.6 38.6
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.7 53.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 37.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.4 52.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 41.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.8 58.8
Wheelbase (in)
98.9 98.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.3 68.3
Track Width, Front (in)
59.6 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 5.1
Length, Overall (in)
164.9 164.9
Height, Overall (in)
56.7 56.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
41.8 41.8
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
18.0 18.0
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x 0.87 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)
9.13 x 0.35 9.1 x 0.35
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.04 3.04
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.6 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 35.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P225/45HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P225/45HR17
Spare Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P225/45HR17
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2857 2934
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 17 x 7
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.5 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
70 120
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
122 @ 2600 173 @ 1950-5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/121 1.8L/109
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
115 @ 5200 180 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI Turbocharged SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 24
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.36 1.31
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.60 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.12 1.94
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.24 3.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.03
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 3.30
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Golf Volkswagen GTI
Body Style
4 Door HB 2 Door HB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.71 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.91 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam

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