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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
2-Door Coupe GT 20 29 $20,386 $22,280
2-Door Coupe GT1 20 29 $21,529 $23,530
4-Door Sedan SE 26 37 $15,619 $17,070
4-Door Sedan SE1 26 37 $17,892 $19,555
4-Door Sedan SE2 20 29 $19,974 $21,830
4-Door Sedan GT 20 29 $20,386 $22,280
4-Door Sedan GT1 20 29 $21,529 $23,530
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,949
$15,619
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,430
$17,070
Monthly Payment Estimate
$291 / month
$285 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.5 52.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 42.1
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 52.6
Second Leg Room (in) 33.5 35.5
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87 90.0
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 53.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.8 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 98.9 107.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 70.4
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 59.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.2 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 172.3 186.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.0 14.6
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.1 x 0.35 NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 7.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x 0.87 10.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 14
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 35.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.04 2.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.6 14.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size P195/65HR15 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA QMR
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA QMR
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15 P205/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2895 3066
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
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 6 - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.5 10.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 2600 150 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA L61
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5200 140 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 4-Cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 26
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.98
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.78 3.58
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.35
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.69
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.60 3.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.12 2.02
Trans Order Code NA MM5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.24 3.94
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Jetta Sedan Pontiac Grand Am
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam Tri-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71 0.60
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
 
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