Compare 2005 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan A5 vs 2005 Hyundai Elantra

2005 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan A5
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4-Door Manual PZEV Value Edition
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual PZEV Value Edition 22 30 $17,049 $17,900
4-Door Manual Value Edition 22 30 $17,049 $17,900
4-Door Automatic PZEV Value Edition 22 30 $18,122 $18,975
4-Door Automatic Value Edition 22 30 $18,122 $18,975
4-Door Manual 2.5L 22 30 $18,779 $20,390
4-Door Manual PZEV 2.5L 22 30 $18,779 $20,390
4-Door 1.9L TDI Manual 36 43 $20,122 $21,385
4-Door Automatic 2.5L 22 30 $19,852 $21,465
4-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L 22 30 $19,852 $21,465
4-Door 1.9L TDI Automatic 35 42 $21,195 $22,460
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4-Door Sedan Manual GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 27 34 $12,302 $13,299
5-Door Sedan Manual GLS 27 34 $12,579 $13,599
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 24 32 $13,084 $14,149
4-Door Sedan Automatic SULEV GLS 24 32 $13,084 $14,149
5-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 24 32 $13,361 $14,449
5-Door Sedan Automatic SULEV GLS 24 32 $13,361 $14,449
4-Door Sedan Manual GT 27 34 $13,735 $14,849
5-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 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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.0
Second Leg Room (in)
35.4 35.0
Front Head Room (in)
38.5 39.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91 94
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
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.3 67.9
Track Width, Front (in)
60.7 58.5
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.0 NA
Brakes
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 -
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.00 3.15
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
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
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P195/60R15
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 309
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3230 2635
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.0 6.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
60 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 75
Engine
Displacement
2.5L/151 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
150 @ 5000 138 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I5 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
170 @ 3750 136 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 27
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Jetta Sedan A5 Hyundai Elantra
Body Style
4 Door Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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
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

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