Compare 1997 Volkswagen GTI vs 1997 Hyundai Accent

1997 Volkswagen GTI
1997 Hyundai Accent
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2-Door HB Manual Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Automatic Base 22 29 $15,032 $16,320
2-Door HB Manual Base 24 31 $15,032 $16,320
2-Door HB VR6 19 25 $18,198 $19,710
2-Door HB VR6 Driver's Edition 19 25 $18,570 $20,070
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3-Door HB Coupe Manual L
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
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 28 37 $9,033 $9,799
3-Door HB Coupe Automatic GS 27 36 $9,348 $10,154
3-Door HB Coupe Manual GT 28 37 $9,402 $10,199
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 27 36 $9,717 $10,554
3-Door HB Coupe Automatic GT 27 36 $10,086 $10,954
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,032
$8,104
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,320
$8,599
Monthly Payment Estimate
$272 / month
$143 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
-TBD- 51.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.0 52.8
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 37.8
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.6 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)
37.5 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
86.8 88.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
57.5 55.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.8 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
160.4 161.5
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
17.5 10.7
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
NA 16.1
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.1 x 0.79 NA
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 7.1 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.1 x 0.79 9.5 x .75
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 11.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.8 19.46
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 -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/60R14 P155/80R13
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/60R14 P155/80R13
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2566 2101
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 6 13 x 4.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 6 13 x 4.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.7 5.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
-TBD- - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
115 @ 5400 92 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
122 @ 3200 97 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/121 1.5L/91
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 37
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Hatchback 3 Door Hatchback Coupe
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen GTI Hyundai Accent
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
-TBD- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.71 - 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)
0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut

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