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Selected Style 4-Door Value Edition Manual PZEV
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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
4-Door Sedan LX Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 25 33 $12,145 $12,850
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 24 34 $13,060 $13,850
4-Door Sedan Manual EX 25 33 $13,200 $14,100
4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 24 34 $14,095 $15,100
4-Door Sedan Manual SX 25 33 $14,285 $15,250
5-Door HB Manual 25 33 $14,285 $15,250
4-Door Sedan Automatic SX 24 34 $15,195 $16,225
5-Door HB Automatic 24 34 $15,195 $16,225
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,049
$12,145
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,900
$12,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$298 / month
$214 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4 35.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91 98.1
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 55.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 38.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 53.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 42.8
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 52.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.3 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 60.7 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 6.3
Length, Overall (in) 179.3 176.4
Height, Overall (in) 57.5 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.7 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 101.5 102.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.0 12.2
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x 0.98 10.8 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.47 10.2 x 0.4
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) 3.00 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 13.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 33.2
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 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3230 2701
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.0 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 60 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 90
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/151 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5000 138 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I5 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 170 @ 3750 136 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 33
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.39
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 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 3.84
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 Kia Spectra
Body Style 4 Door Sdn 4dr Sdn
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) 0.83 - TBD -
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
 
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