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Selected Style 2-Door HB 1.8T Manual *Ltd Avail*
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB 1.8T Manual 24 31 $18,526 $20,340
2-Door HB 1.8T Automatic 22 29 $19,599 $21,415
2-Door HB Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Manual 22 30 $14,378 $14,990
2-Door HB Manual PZEV 22 30 $14,378 $14,990
2-Door HB Automatic 22 30 $15,451 $16,065
2-Door HB Automatic PZEV 22 30 $15,451 $16,065
4-Door HB Manual 22 30 $16,277 $16,990
4-Door HB Manual PZEV 22 30 $16,277 $16,990
4-Door HB Automatic 22 30 $17,350 $18,065
4-Door HB Automatic PZEV 22 30 $17,350 $18,065
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,526
$14,378
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,340
$14,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$339 / month
$250 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.5 35.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88 94
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 54.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 38.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.7 54.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 41.2
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 69.3
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 164.9 165.8
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 58.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.8 59.8
Wheelbase (in) 98.9 101.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 41.8 - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 18.0 15
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.98 11.34 x 0.98
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 10.24 x 0.47
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.04 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.6 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/45HR17 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/45HR17 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size P225/45HR17 P195/65HR15
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 2974
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 15 X 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 10.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 140
Engine
Displacement 1.8L/109 2.5L/151
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 180 @ 5500 150 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I5
Fuel System Turbocharged SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 173 @ 1950-5000 170 @ 3750
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 30
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 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) 3.06 3.60
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.94 2.12
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.65 3.65
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) 3.30 3.78
Summary
Vehicle Name Volkswagen GTI Volkswagen Rabbit
Body Style 2 Door HB 2 Door HB
Suspension
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 Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam 4-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
 
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