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Selected Style 2-Door HB GLS Manual (CA/NE)
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Automatic GLS 22 28 $15,773 $17,500
2-Door HB Manual GLS 24 31 $15,773 $17,500
2-Door HB Manual GLX 20 28 $19,926 $22,150
2-Door HB VR6
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB VR6 19 26 $18,678 $20,235
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,773
$18,678
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,500
$20,235
Monthly Payment Estimate
$292 / month
$337 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 54.0
Second Head Room (in) 36.5 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.7 54.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 33.3 31.5
Front Head Room (in) 37.1 37.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 85.0 86.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 56.9
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 56.5
Wheelbase (in) 98.9 97.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 66.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - TBD - 17.5
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 18.0 NA
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.87 11.0 x 0.98
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.1 x 0.35 10.1 x 0.79
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
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 17.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.1 34.2
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.2
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65R15 P205/50R15
Spare Tire Size P195/65R15 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 P205/50R15
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) 2762 2800
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.8 8.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 90
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5200 172 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 2600 173 @ 4200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.8L/170
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 26
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.06 3.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.12 2.12
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.24 3.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.78 3.78
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.46
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Volkswagen New GTI Volkswagen GTI
Body Style 2 Door Hatchback 4 Door Hatchback
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.79
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) - TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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