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Selected Style 2-Door HB 2.0T Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB 2.0T Manual 23 32 $20,240 $21,990
2-Door HB 2.0T DSG 25 31 $21,313 $23,065
2-Door HB 1.8T Manual *Ltd Avail*
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB 1.8T Manual 24 31 $18,526 $20,340
2-Door HB 1.8T Automatic 22 29 $19,599 $21,415
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,240
$18,526
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,990
$20,340
Monthly Payment Estimate
$367 / month
$339 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.6 52.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 41.5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.3 33.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.2 88
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 38.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.6 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 165.8 164.9
Height, Overall (in) 58.4 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.7 58.8
Wheelbase (in) 101.5 98.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.3 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 59.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 15.1 18.0
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - TBD - 41.8
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.47 9.1 x 0.35
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x 0.98 11.3 x 0.98
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.6 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.01 3.04
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 225/45WR17 P225/45HR17
Spare Tire Size 205/55HR16 P225/45HR17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 225/45WR17 P225/45HR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3308 2934
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 17 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 17 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.6 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System Turbocharged FSI Turbocharged SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 207 @ 1800-5000 173 @ 1950-5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/121 1.8L/109
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5100-6000 180 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 (Est) 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 (Est) 31
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.99 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.09 1.94
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94/3.09 3.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.10 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.93 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.36 3.30
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.47 1.31
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.11 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door HB 2 Door HB
Vehicle Name Volkswagen New GTI Volkswagen GTI
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) 4-link Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Mcpherson Strut MacPherson Strut
 
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