Compare 2006 Volkswagen Golf vs 2006 Volkswagen New GTI

2006 Volkswagen Golf
2006 Volkswagen New GTI
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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 2.0T Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB 2.0T Manual 23 32 $20,240 $21,990
2-Door HB 2.0T DSG 25 31 $21,313 $23,065
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,958
$20,240
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,030
$21,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$267 / month
$367 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.4 54.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 41.2
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
33.5 35.3
Front Head Room (in)
38.6 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88 94.2
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.7 54.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 38.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.7 58.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.8 59.7
Wheelbase (in)
98.9 101.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.3 69.3
Track Width, Front (in)
59.6 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 5.6
Length, Overall (in)
164.9 165.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
41.8 - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
18.0 15.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.13 x 0.35 11.3 x 0.47
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
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 12.3 x 0.98
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 14.5
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.04 3.01
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
Tires
Spare Tire Size
P195/65HR15 205/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65HR15 225/45WR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65HR15 225/45WR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2857 3308
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.5 7.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
70 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI Turbocharged FSI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
122 @ 2600 207 @ 1800-5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
115 @ 5200 200 @ 5100-6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 32 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 23 (Est)
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.93
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.78 3.36
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.36 1.47
Trans Type
5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 1.11
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.60 3.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.12 2.09
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.24 3.94/3.09
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.10
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style
4 Door HB 2 Door HB
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Golf Volkswagen New GTI
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam 4-link
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 Mcpherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent

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