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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GL Manual
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Engine

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual Wolfsburg 24 31 $15,214 $16,500
4-Door Sedan Automatic Wolfsburg 22 28 $15,214 $16,500
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 22 28 $13,500 $14,845
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 24 31 $13,500 $14,845
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 49 $14,522 $15,770
2-Door Coupe SE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SE 22 30 $14,758 $16,130
4-Door Sedan SE 22 30 $15,124 $16,530
2-Door Coupe GT 20 28 $17,558 $19,190
4-Door Sedan GT 20 28 $17,924 $19,590
2-Door Coupe SE1 22 30 $16,039 $17,530
2-Door Coupe SE2 20 28 $17,467 $19,090
4-Door Sedan SE1 20 28 $16,405 $17,930
4-Door Sedan SE2 20 28 $17,833 $19,490
2-Door Coupe GT1 20 28 $18,931 $20,690
4-Door Sedan GT1 20 28 $19,297 $21,090
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,500
$14,758
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,845
$16,130
Monthly Payment Estimate
$247 / month
$269 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 31.5 35.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.5 93.0
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.8 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 37.2
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 55.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.1
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 52.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 30.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 70.4
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 59.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.8 4.4
Length, Overall (in) 173.4 186.3
Height, Overall (in) 56.1 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.0 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 97.4 107.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.0 14.3
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.79 10.8 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x - TBD - 7.9 x 1.8
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 15.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.8 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.8 37.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 2.5
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/60R14 P215/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA QCD
Front Tire Size P195/60R14 P215/60R15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - T115/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA QCD
Spare 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 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2590 3066
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.7 10.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 105
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5400 150 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 3200 155 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA LD9
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 30
Transmission
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 2.13
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.94 1.57
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.67 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.46 2.92
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.29 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Jetta Pontiac Grand Am
Body Style 4 Door Sedan GL 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 0.60
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.71 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion-Beam Tri-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 25
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
 
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