Compare 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan vs 2013 Dodge Charger

2013 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan
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4-Door Manual Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual Base 24 34 $14,923 $15,545
4-Door Automatic Base 24 29 $15,979 $16,645
4-Door Manual S 24 34 $16,008 $16,675
4-Door Automatic S 24 29 $17,064 $17,775
4-Door Manual S w/Sunroof 24 34 $17,113 $17,825
4-Door Automatic S w/Sunroof 24 29 $18,168 $18,925
4-Door Manual PZEV SE 23 33 $18,235 $18,995
4-Door Manual SE 23 33 $18,235 $18,995
4-Door Automatic PZEV SE 24 31 $19,291 $20,095
4-Door Automatic SE 24 31 $19,291 $20,095
4-Door Manual PZEV SE w/Convenience 23 33 $19,497 $20,310
4-Door Manual SE w/Convenience 23 33 $19,497 $20,310
4-Door Automatic PZEV SE w/Convenience 24 31 $20,553 $21,410
4-Door Automatic SE w/Convenience 24 31 $20,553 $21,410
4-Door Manual PZEV SE w/Convenience/Sunroof 23 33 $20,785 $21,650
4-Door Manual SE w/Convenience/Sunroof 23 33 $20,785 $21,650
4-Door Automatic PZEV SE w/Convenience/Sunroof 24 31 $21,841 $22,750
4-Door Automatic SE w/Convenience/Sunroof 24 31 $21,841 $22,750
4-Door Manual PZEV SEL 23 33 $21,979 $22,895
4-Door Manual SEL 23 33 $21,979 $22,895
4-Door Manual TDI 30 42 $22,071 $22,990
4-Door Automatic PZEV SEL 24 31 $23,035 $23,995
4-Door Automatic SEL 24 31 $23,035 $23,995
4-Door DSG TDI 30 42 $23,127 $24,090
4-Door Manual PZEV SEL w/Nav 23 33 $23,185 $24,150
4-Door Manual SEL w/Nav 23 33 $23,185 $24,150
4-Door Manual TDI w/Premium 30 42 $23,452 $24,430
4-Door Automatic Hybrid 42 48 $23,995 $24,995
4-Door Automatic PZEV SEL w/Nav 24 31 $24,241 $25,250
4-Door Automatic SEL w/Nav 24 31 $24,241 $25,250
4-Door DSG TDI w/Premium 30 42 $24,508 $25,530
4-Door Manual TDI w/Premium/Nav 30 42 $24,855 $25,890
4-Door Automatic Hybrid SE 42 48 $25,911 $26,990
4-Door DSG TDI w/Premium/Nav 30 42 $25,911 $26,990
4-Door Automatic Hybrid SEL 42 48 $28,153 $29,325
4-Door Automatic Hybrid SEL Premium 42 48 $29,933 $31,180
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4-Door Sedan RWD SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD SE 18 27 $25,292 $26,295
4-Door Sedan RWD SXT 19 31 $28,052 $29,295
4-Door Sedan RWD SXT Plus 19 31 $28,052 $29,295
4-Door Sedan RWD Road/Track 16 25 $28,696 $29,995
4-Door Sedan RWD RT 16 25 $28,696 $29,995
4-Door Sedan RWD RT Max 16 25 $28,696 $29,995
4-Door Sedan RWD RT Plus 16 25 $28,696 $29,995
4-Door Sedan AWD SXT 18 27 $30,352 $31,795
4-Door Sedan AWD SXT Plus 18 27 $30,352 $31,795
4-Door Sedan AWD RT 15 23 $30,996 $32,495
4-Door Sedan AWD RT Max 15 23 $30,996 $32,495
4-Door Sedan AWD RT Plus 15 23 $30,996 $32,495
4-Door Sedan RWD SRT8 Super Bee 14 23 $41,055 $42,450
4-Door Sedan RWD SRT8 14 23 $43,815 $45,450
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,923
$25,292
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,545
$26,295
Monthly Payment Estimate
$259 / month
$438 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 Dodge Charger hits all the right blue-collar chords, yet its interior may impress the upper crust.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 37.900
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 57.700
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 41.800
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 56.200
Second Leg Room (in)
38.1 40.100
Front Head Room (in)
38.2 38.600
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 56.100
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 59.500
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.1 104.700
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.2 58.200
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 63.800
Wheelbase (in)
104.4 120.200
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.0 74.200
Track Width, Front (in)
60.7 63.400
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 5.000
Length, Overall (in)
182.2 200.300
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.7 16.300
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 12.600 x 0.400
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.1 x 1.3 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x 0.9 12.600 x 1.100
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 19.500
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.4 37.700
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.01 2.600
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.40 14.400
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA TW1
Spare Tire Order Code
NA TBG
Rear Tire Size
195/65HR15 P215/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TW1
Front Tire Size
195/65HR15 P215/65R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2804 3961
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.7 14.000
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 730
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 160
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
115 @ 5200 292 @ 6350
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
125 @ 4000 260 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
NA ERB
Displacement
2.0L/121 3.6L/220
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 27
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.830
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.18 3.160
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 2.190
Trans Order Code
NA DGJ
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.93 2.650
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.88 1.000
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.45 3.590
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.410
Trans Type
5 5
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Jetta Sedan Dodge Charger
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.100
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
McPherson Strut Short-Long Arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.600
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 8.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- - TBD -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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