Compare 1998 Volkswagen Jetta vs 1998 Mercury Mystique

1998 Volkswagen Jetta
1998 Mercury Mystique
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4-Door Sedan Automatic GL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
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 Automatic GT 22 29 $13,651 $14,990
4-Door Sedan Manual GT 24 31 $13,651 $14,990
4-Door Sedan Manual TDI 40 29 $14,522 $15,770
4-Door Sedan Automatic K2 22 29 $14,691 $15,995
4-Door Sedan Manual K2 24 31 $14,691 $15,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic Wolfsburg 22 29 $15,214 $16,500
4-Door Sedan Manual Wolfsburg 24 31 $15,214 $16,500
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 22 29 $15,341 $16,945
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $15,341 $16,945
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLX 18 25 $19,335 $20,955
4-Door Sedan Manual GLX 19 26 $19,335 $20,955
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4-Door Sedan GS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 24 35 $14,982 $16,390
4-Door Sedan LS 19 28 $16,188 $17,745
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,242
$14,982
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,595
$16,390
Monthly Payment Estimate
$243 / month
$273 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 50.7
Second Leg Room (in)
31.5 34.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 39.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.5 90.2
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 45.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.8 53.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 36.7
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 53.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.0 58.5
Wheelbase (in)
97.4 106.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 25.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.7 69.1
Track Width, Front (in)
57.5 59.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.8 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
173.4 184.8
Height, Overall (in)
56.1 54.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.0 13.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.9 x -TBD- 8.0 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.1 x 0.79 10.24 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 14.5
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 2.78
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 38.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.8 14.52
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.8 36.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/60R14 P185/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/60R14 P185/70R14
Spare Tire Size
Compact T135/80R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2679 2805
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 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.7 7.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
70 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 590
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
122 @ 3200 130 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA 993
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
115 @ 5400 125 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.71 3.42
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 9.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.45
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic NA
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.88 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.44 2.14
Trans Order Code
NA 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.53 2.96
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan GL 4 Door Sedan GS
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Jetta Mercury Mystique
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion-Beam w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.79 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.71 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Indep Quadralink

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