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Selected Style 2014 Volkswagen Jetta 4-Door Sedan S
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan S 26 36 $15,843 $16,810
4-Door Sedan SE 26 36 $17,358 $18,615
4-Door Sedan Titanium 27 37 $21,975 $23,565
5-Door HB SE 26 36 $17,824 $19,115
5-Door HB Titanium 27 37 $22,441 $24,065
5-Door HB ST 23 32 $22,486 $24,115
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 VW Jetta stands out in TDI and GLI trim, and its new four-cylinder erases our bad memories of the old five-cylinder. Even without considering the top-performance ST, the 2014 Ford Focus is one of the best-driving small cars on the market--with the impression of being an accessible premium car, not a spruced-up econobox.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification - Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) - 38
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 53.7
Front Leg Room (in) - 41.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 90.7
Front Hip Room (in) - 53.9
Second Leg Room (in) - 33.2
Front Head Room (in) - 38.3
Passenger Capacity - 5
Second Hip Room (in) - 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) - 55.6
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) - 178.5
Height, Overall (in) - 57.7
Track Width, Rear (in) - 60.4
Wheelbase (in) - 104.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - 71.8
Track Width, Front (in) - 61.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 13.2
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) - Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - 9
Brake ABS System - 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 10.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 12.4
Steering
Steering Type - Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 36
Tires
Front Tire Size - P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size - Compact
Front Tire Order Code - NA
Spare Tire Order Code - NA
Rear Tire Size - P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 2935
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material - Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) - 15 X 5.5
Front Wheel Material - Steel
Spare Wheel Material - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) - 15 X 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - Compact
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 590
Engine
Displacement - 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 160 @ 6500
Engine Type - Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System - Direct Gasoline Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 146 @ 4450
Engine Order Code - NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 30 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 36 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 26 (Est)
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.82
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.45
Trans Type - 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again - NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - 3.72
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.14
Trans Order Code - 44Z
Drivetrain - Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.03
Trans Description Cont. - Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - 3.67
Summary
Body Style - Sedan
Vehicle Name - Ford Focus
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - Strut
Suspension Type - Rear - Short And Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - Short And Long Arm
Suspension Type - Front - Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - 6.1 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 7.0 (Est)
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