Compare 1999 Volkswagen GTI vs 1999 Volkswagen New Golf

1999 Volkswagen GTI
1999 Volkswagen New Golf
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2-Door HB VR6
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB VR6 19 26 $18,678 $20,235
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2-Door HB Manual GL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Automatic GL 22 28 $13,753 $14,900
2-Door HB Manual GL 24 31 $13,753 $14,900
2-Door HB TDI Automatic GL 34 45 $14,937 $16,195
2-Door HB TDI Manual GL 42 49 $14,937 $16,195
4-Door HB Automatic GLS 22 28 $15,078 $16,350
4-Door HB Manual GLS 24 31 $15,078 $16,350
4-Door HB TDI Automatic GLS 34 45 $16,037 $17,400
4-Door HB TDI Manual GLS 42 49 $16,037 $17,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,678
$13,753
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,235
$14,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$337 / month
$248 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.0 53.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 37.7
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.6 51.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
31.5 33.3
Front Head Room (in)
37.5 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
86.8 88.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
56.9 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.8 3.9
Length, Overall (in)
160.4 163.3
Height, Overall (in)
56.2 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
56.5 58.8
Wheelbase (in)
97.4 98.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.7 68.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
17.5 - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
NA 18.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.1 x 0.79 9.1 x 0.35
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x 0.98 11.3 x 0.87
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.5 15.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.2 35.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/50R15 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - P195/65R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/50R15 P195/65R15
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)
2800 2723
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.5 5.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
172 @ 5800 115 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
173 @ 4200 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.8L/170 2.0L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 31
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.80 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.12 2.12
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.39 4.24
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 3.78
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46 1.36
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.84
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Hatchback 2 Door Hatchback GL
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen GTI Volkswagen New Golf
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.79 0.71
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.79 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut

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