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Selected Style 4-Door Value Edition Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual Value Edition 22 30 $17,049 $17,900
4-Door Automatic Value Edition 22 30 $18,122 $18,975
4-Door Manual PZEV Value Edition 22 30 $17,049 $17,900
4-Door Automatic PZEV Value Edition 22 30 $18,122 $18,975
4-Door Manual 2.5L 22 30 $18,779 $20,390
4-Door Automatic 2.5L 22 30 $19,852 $21,465
4-Door Manual PZEV 2.5L 22 30 $18,779 $20,390
4-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L 22 30 $19,852 $21,465
4-Door 1.9L TDI Manual 36 43 $20,122 $21,385
4-Door 1.9L TDI Automatic 35 42 $21,195 $22,460
4-Door Sedan GLS Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 27 34 $12,302 $13,299
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 24 32 $13,084 $14,149
4-Door Sedan Automatic SULEV GLS 24 32 $13,084 $14,149
4-Door Sedan Manual GT 27 34 $13,735 $14,849
4-Door Sedan Automatic GT 24 32 $14,517 $15,699
4-Door Sedan Automatic SULEV GT 24 32 $14,517 $15,699
5-Door Sedan Manual GLS 27 34 $12,579 $13,599
5-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 24 32 $13,361 $14,449
5-Door Sedan Automatic SULEV GLS 24 32 $13,361 $14,449
5-Door Sedan Manual GT 27 34 $13,735 $14,849
5-Door Sedan Automatic GT 24 32 $14,517 $15,699
5-Door Sedan Automatic SULEV GT 24 32 $14,517 $15,699
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,049
$12,302
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,900
$13,299
Monthly Payment Estimate
$298 / month
$222 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 27 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 54.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 38.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 53.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 43.2
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.0
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4 35.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91 94
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 39.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 179.3 178.1
Height, Overall (in) 57.5 56.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.7 58.1
Wheelbase (in) 101.5 102.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.3 67.9
Track Width, Front (in) 60.7 58.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.0 NA
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.47 NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 10.12 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x 0.98 10.15 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 15.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 32.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.00 3.15
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15 P195/60R15
Spare Tire Size P195/65HR15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15 P195/60R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 3086
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 309
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3230 2635
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.0 6.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 60 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I5 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 170 @ 3750 136 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/151 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5000 138 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 34
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.60 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.12 2.05
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.65 3.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.06
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.78 3.62
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.37
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Jetta Sedan A5 Hyundai Elantra
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.83 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-link Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71 0.47
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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