Compare 1999 Volkswagen GTI vs 1999 Volkswagen New GTI

1999 Volkswagen GTI
1999 Volkswagen New GTI
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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 GLS Manual (CA/NE)
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Automatic GLS 22 28 $15,773 $17,500
2-Door HB Manual GLS 24 31 $15,773 $17,500
2-Door HB Manual GLX 20 28 $19,926 $22,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,678
$15,773
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,235
$17,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$337 / month
$292 / 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
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 37.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
86.8 85.0
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.0 53.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 36.5
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.6 52.7
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
17.5 - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
NA 18.0
Brakes
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel Four-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)
3.2 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.5 15.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.2 35.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/50R15 P195/65R15
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2800 2762
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
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 Torque @ RPM
173 @ 4200 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.8L/170 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
172 @ 5800 115 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 24
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Hatchback 2 Door Hatchback
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen GTI Volkswagen New GTI
Suspension
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 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent

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