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Selected Style 2-Door HB VR6
Switch Style

Body Style

Engine

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB VR6 19 26 $18,678 $20,235
99B 3-Door HB Coupe L Manual
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Body Style

Transmission

Trim

Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
99A 3-Door HB Coupe Manual L 28 37 $8,610 $8,999
99A 3-Door HB Coupe Manual GS 28 37 $9,265 $9,899
99A 3-Door HB Coupe Automatic GS 26 36 $9,997 $10,699
99A 4-Door Sedan Manual GL 28 37 $9,265 $9,899
99A 4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 26 36 $9,997 $10,699
99B 3-Door HB Coupe Manual L 28 37 $8,371 $8,749
99B 3-Door HB Coupe Manual GS 28 37 $8,891 $9,499
99B 3-Door HB Coupe Automatic GS 26 36 $9,440 $10,099
99B 4-Door Sedan Manual GL 28 37 $8,891 $9,499
99B 4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 26 36 $9,440 $10,099
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,678
$8,371
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,235
$8,749
Monthly Payment Estimate
$337 / month
$146 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 63.8
Track Width, Front (in) 56.9 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) 56.5 55.5
Wheelbase (in) 97.4 94.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 17.5 31.7
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) NA 16
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 7.1 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x 0.98 9.52 x .75
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 11.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 33.79
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.5 14.80
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.2 31.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/50R15 P155/80R13
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/50R15 P155/80R13
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
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) 2800 2088
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 13 x 4.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 13 x 4.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.5 6.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 380
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 75
Engine
Displacement 2.8L/170 1.5L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 172 @ 5800 92 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 173 @ 4200 97 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 28
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 7.87
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.46 1.370
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.838
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.80 3.250
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.12 2.053
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.39 3.842
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 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) 3.78 3.462
Summary
Vehicle Name Volkswagen GTI Hyundai Accent
Body Style 4 Door Hatchback 3 Door Hatchback Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 .63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 .83
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam w/Coil Springs
 
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