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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 CE Manual (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual CE 32 41 $12,744 $13,780
4-Door Sedan Automatic CE 30 38 $13,484 $14,580
4-Door Sedan Manual S 32 41 $13,416 $14,825
4-Door Sedan Manual LE 32 41 $13,563 $14,990
4-Door Sedan Automatic S 30 38 $14,140 $15,625
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 30 38 $14,287 $15,790
4-Door Sedan Manual XRS 26 34 $15,886 $17,555
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,049
$12,744
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,900
$13,780
Monthly Payment Estimate
$298 / month
$230 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 32 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 41 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 46.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 53.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 37.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 53.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 51.9
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4 35.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91 90.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 39.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 179.3 178.3
Height, Overall (in) 57.5 58.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.7 57.5
Wheelbase (in) 101.5 102.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 24.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.3 66.9
Track Width, Front (in) 60.7 58.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.0 13.6
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 Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 7.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x 0.98 10.8 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 13.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 19.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 36.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.00 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15 P185/65R15
Spare Tire Size P195/65HR15 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15 P185/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3230 2505
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 14 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.0 6.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 60 550
Engine
Engine Type Gas I5 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 170 @ 3750 125 @ 4200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/151 1.8L/108
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5000 130 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 41
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.60 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.12 1.90
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.65 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.78 3.17
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.3
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.73
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 Toyota Corolla
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 30.2
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.83 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Independent MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-link w/Torsion Bars
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30.2
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
 
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