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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GL Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 24 31 $15,949 $17,430
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 24 30 $16,813 $18,305
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GL 38 46 $17,448 $18,670
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GL 33 44 $18,521 $19,745
4-Door Sedan Turbo Manual GL 24 31 $17,285 $18,910
4-Door Sedan Turbo Automatic GL 22 29 $18,358 $19,985
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $17,783 $19,460
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 24 30 $18,647 $20,335
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GLS 38 46 $19,119 $20,480
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GLS 33 44 $20,192 $21,555
4-Door Sedan Turbo Manual GLS 24 31 $19,119 $20,940
4-Door Sedan Turbo Automatic GLS 22 29 $20,192 $22,015
4-Door Sedan VR6 Manual GLI 21 30 $21,170 $23,210
4-Door Sedan Manual CA/NE GL 24 31 $15,949 $17,430
4-Door Sedan Automatic CA/NE GL 24 30 $16,813 $18,305
4-Door Sedan Manual CA/NE GLS 24 31 $17,783 $19,460
4-Door Sedan Automatic CA/NE GLS 24 30 $18,647 $20,335
4-Door Sedan Turbo Manual GLI 21 29 $21,703 $23,800
4-Door Sedan SE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE 29 36 $12,636 $13,490
4-Door Sedan SXT 29 36 $14,738 $15,800
4-Door Sedan R/T 29 36 $16,412 $17,640
4-Door Sedan SRT4 22 30 $18,970 $20,450
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,949
$12,636
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,430
$13,490
Monthly Payment Estimate
$291 / month
$225 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 29 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 52.4
Second Leg Room (in) 33.5 34.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87 89.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 38.4
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 52.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 53.4
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.5 52.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 42.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.8 58.0
Wheelbase (in) 98.9 105.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 31.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 67.4
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 58.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.2 6.1
Length, Overall (in) 172.3 174.8
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 56.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.0 13.1
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 7.88 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x 0.87 10.1 x 0.87
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) 9.1 x 0.35 NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 12.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.04 3.05
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.6 18
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 35.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15 P175/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15 P175/70R14
Spare Tire Size P195/65HR15 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 150
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2895 2584
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.5 7.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 450
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 120
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 2600 130 @ 4600
Engine Order Code NA ECB
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5200 132 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 29
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.78 3.50
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 9.1
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.36
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.81
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA w/OD
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.60 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.12 1.95
Trans Order Code NA DD5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.24 3.55
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Jetta Sedan Dodge Neon
Body Style 4 Door Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71 0.56
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut MacPherson struts
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam Chapman struts
 
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