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Selected Style 2-Door HB GL Manual (CA/NE)
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Engine

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Manual GL 24 31 $13,753 $14,900
2-Door HB Automatic GL 22 28 $13,753 $14,900
2-Door HB TDI Manual GL 42 49 $14,937 $16,195
2-Door HB TDI Automatic GL 34 45 $14,937 $16,195
4-Door HB Manual GLS 24 31 $15,078 $16,350
4-Door HB Automatic GLS 22 28 $15,078 $16,350
4-Door HB TDI Manual GLS 42 49 $16,037 $17,400
4-Door HB TDI Automatic GLS 34 45 $16,037 $17,400
4-Door HB GL Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB Manual Wolfsburg 24 31 $14,298 $15,275
4-Door HB Automatic Wolfsburg 22 28 $14,298 $15,275
4-Door HB Manual GL 24 31 $12,455 $13,495
4-Door HB Automatic GL 22 28 $12,455 $13,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,753
$12,455
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,900
$13,495
Monthly Payment Estimate
$248 / month
$225 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.3 31.5
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88.0 87.6
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 53.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 52.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 66.7
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 3.9 4.8
Length, Overall (in) 163.3 160.4
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 56.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.8 57.0
Wheelbase (in) 98.9 97.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 18.0 16.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.87 10.1 x 0.79
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.1 x 0.35 NA
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 7.9 x -TBD-
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.8 17.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.1 32.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.2
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 P195/60R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65R15 P195/60R14
Spare Tire Size P195/65R15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2723 2632
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.8 6.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 70
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5200 115 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 2600 122 @ 3200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 28
Transmission
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.06 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.12 1.44
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.24 4.53
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.78 2.71
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name Volkswagen New Golf Volkswagen Golf
Body Style 2 Door Hatchback GL 4 Door Hatchback GL
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.71 0.71
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
 
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