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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 Wolfsburg 24 31 $15,214 $16,500
4-Door Sedan Automatic Wolfsburg 22 29 $15,214 $16,500
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 22 29 $13,242 $14,595
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 24 31 $13,242 $14,595
4-Door Sedan Manual GT 24 31 $13,651 $14,990
4-Door Sedan Automatic GT 22 29 $13,651 $14,990
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $15,341 $16,945
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 22 29 $15,341 $16,945
4-Door Sedan Manual GLX 19 26 $19,335 $20,955
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLX 18 25 $19,335 $20,955
4-Door Sedan Manual TDI 40 29 $14,522 $15,770
4-Door Sedan Manual K2 24 31 $14,691 $15,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic K2 22 29 $14,691 $15,995
4-Door Sedan DX Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual DX 24 31 $13,343 $15,100
4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 22 22 $14,050 $15,900
4-Door Sedan ULEV Automatic EX 23 30 $19,086 $21,600
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 25 31 $16,161 $18,290
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 23 30 $16,868 $19,090
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/ABS LX 23 30 $17,398 $19,690
4-Door Sedan ULEV Automatic w/Leather EX 23 30 $20,103 $22,750
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 LX 20 28 $19,042 $21,550
4-Door Sedan Manual EX 25 31 $18,380 $20,800
4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 23 30 $19,086 $21,600
4-Door Sedan Manual w/Leather EX 25 31 $19,396 $21,950
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Leather EX 23 30 $20,103 $22,750
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 EX 20 28 $21,340 $24,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,242
$13,343
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,595
$15,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$243 / month
$252 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.9
Second Leg Room (in) 31.5 37.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.5 101.7
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.8 56.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 37.6
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.0 60.4
Wheelbase (in) 97.4 106.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 70.3
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 61.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.8 6.2
Length, Overall (in) 173.4 188.8
Height, Overall (in) 56.1 56.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.0 14.1
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x -TBD- 8.66 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.79 10.2 X 0.91
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 17.1
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.11
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.8 16.09
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.8 36.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60R14 P195/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/60R14 P195/70R14
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front 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) 2590 2888
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 14 X 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 14 X 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.7 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 80
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 3200 145 @ 4700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.3L/138
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5400 135 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI PGM-FI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.46 3.285
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.29 1.193
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.685
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.000
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.94 1.777
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.67 4.062
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.903
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Jetta Honda Accord Sdn
Body Style 4 Door Sedan GL 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.71 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion-Beam NA
 
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