Compare 2004 Volkswagen GTI vs 2004 Volkswagen R32

2004 Volkswagen GTI
2004 Volkswagen R32
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2-Door HB 5-spd Manual 1.8T
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB 5-spd Manual 1.8T 24 31 $17,593 $19,250
2-Door HB Automatic 1.8T 22 29 $18,666 $20,325
2-Door HB 6-spd Manual VR6 21 30 $20,140 $22,070
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2-Door HB 6-spd Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB 6-spd Manual 19 26 $26,490 $29,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,593
$26,490
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,250
$29,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$321 / month
$485 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
33.5 33.5
Front Head Room (in)
38.6 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88 85
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.7 53.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 36.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.7 52.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 41.5
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.3 68.3
Track Width, Front (in)
59.6 59.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 4.2
Length, Overall (in)
164.9 164.4
Height, Overall (in)
56.7 56.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.8 58.7
Wheelbase (in)
98.9 99.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
41.8 38.8
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
18.0 14.0
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 0.98 13.2 x 1.34
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.1 x 0.35 10.1 x 0.87
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 16.4
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.04 2.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.6 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 35.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P225/40YR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P225/40YR18
Spare Tire Size
P205/55HR16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2934 3409
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 18 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.4 11.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 120
Engine
Displacement
1.8L/109 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
180 @ 5500 240 @ 6250
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
Turbocharged SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
173 @ 1950-5000 236 @ 2800-3200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 19
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.47
Trans Type
5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.08
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.94 2.09
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.65 4.24
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.10
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.72
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.30 3.36
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen GTI Volkswagen R32
Body Style
2 Door HB 2 Door HB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.71 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Fully Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Multi-Link

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