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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
4-Door Sedan GL Automatic (CA/NE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 24 31 $15,059 $16,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 22 28 $15,059 $16,700
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GL 42 49 $16,581 $17,995
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GL 34 45 $16,581 $17,995
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $15,907 $17,650
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 22 28 $15,907 $17,650
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GLS 42 49 $17,225 $18,700
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GLS 34 45 $17,225 $18,700
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 19 28 $17,961 $19,950
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 19 26 $17,961 $19,950
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLX 19 28 $21,132 $23,500
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLX 19 26 $21,132 $23,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,500
$15,059
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,845
$16,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$247 / month
$278 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
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 52.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 31.5 33.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.5 88
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.8 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 173.4 172.3
Height, Overall (in) 56.1 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.0 58.8
Wheelbase (in) 97.4 98.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 68.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.0 13.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 9.1 x 0.35
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.79 11.0 x 0.89
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.8 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.8 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/60R14 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60R14 P195/65HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2590 2902
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.7 5.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5400 115 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 3200 122 @ 2600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.0L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 28
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.94 1.44
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.67 4.43
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.46 2.71
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.29 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan GL 4 Door Sedan GL
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Jetta Volkswagen New Jetta
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.71 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion-Beam Torsion-Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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