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Selected Style 2-Door HB 1.8T 5-spd Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB 1.8T 5-spd Manual 24 31 $17,365 $19,065
2-Door HB 1.8T Automatic 22 29 $18,438 $20,140
2-Door HB 6-spd Manual VR6 21 29 $20,012 $21,995
2-Door HB 6-spd Manual 20th Anniv Edition 23 30 $21,123 $23,225
3-Door HB Coupe Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB Coupe Manual 29 33 $9,333 $9,749
3-Door HB Coupe Manual GL 29 33 $9,967 $10,649
3-Door HB Coupe Automatic GL 26 35 $10,716 $11,449
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 29 33 $10,342 $11,049
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 26 35 $11,091 $11,849
3-Door HB Coupe Manual w/SIAB 29 33 $9,567 $9,999
3-Door HB Coupe Manual w/SIAB GL 29 33 $10,201 $10,899
3-Door HB Coupe Automatic w/SIAB GL 26 35 $10,950 $11,699
4-Door Sedan Manual w/SIAB GL 29 33 $10,576 $11,299
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/SIAB GL 26 35 $11,325 $12,099
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,365
$9,333
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,065
$9,749
Monthly Payment Estimate
$318 / month
$162 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 29 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.7 52.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 54.1
Second Leg Room (in) 33.5 32.8
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88 88.0
Second Hip Room (in) 57.6 53.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 52.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 38.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 54.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.8 56.1
Wheelbase (in) 98.9 96.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 65.7
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 56.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 7.3
Length, Overall (in) 164.9 166.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 18.0 16.9
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 41.8 33.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.1 x 0.35 NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 7 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.98 13 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 11.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 32.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.04 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.6 15.3
Tires
Spare Tire Size P205/55HR16 T105/700-14
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55HR16 P175/70R13
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55HR16 P175/70R13
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2932 2255
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 13 x 5.0
Front Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 13 x 5.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 14 x 4.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 5.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System Turbocharged SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 173 @ 1950 106 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8L/109 1.6L/98
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 180 @ 5500 104 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 29
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.97
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) 3.30 3.62
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.37
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.06 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.94 2.05
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.65 3.84
Summary
Body Style 2 Door HB 3 Dr Hatchback Cpe
Vehicle Name Volkswagen GTI Hyundai Accent
Suspension
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) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link
 
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