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Selected Style 4-Door HB GL Manual
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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
2-Door HB 1.8T Manual *Ltd Avail*
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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
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.5 33.5
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88 88
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
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.8 58.8
Wheelbase (in) 98.9 98.9
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
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
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 15.6 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.04 3.04
Tires
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
Spare 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
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 17 x 7
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
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 2600 173 @ 1950-5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 31
Transmission
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
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.31
Summary
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Golf Volkswagen GTI
Body Style 4 Door HB 2 Door HB
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
 
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