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Selected Style 2-Door HB 2.0T Manual
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Transmission

Engine

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 Manual PZEV
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Emissions

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Manual 22 30 $14,378 $14,990
2-Door HB Manual PZEV 22 30 $14,378 $14,990
2-Door HB Automatic 22 30 $15,451 $16,065
2-Door HB Automatic PZEV 22 30 $15,451 $16,065
4-Door HB Manual 22 30 $16,277 $16,990
4-Door HB Manual PZEV 22 30 $16,277 $16,990
4-Door HB Automatic 22 30 $17,350 $18,065
4-Door HB Automatic PZEV 22 30 $17,350 $18,065
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,240
$14,378
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,990
$14,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$367 / month
$250 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.3 35.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.2 94
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 54.7
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 38.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.6 54.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 41.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.3 69.3
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.6 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 165.8 165.8
Height, Overall (in) 58.4 58.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.7 59.8
Wheelbase (in) 101.5 101.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 15.1 15
Brakes
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 11.34 x 0.98
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 10.24 x 0.47
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.01 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.6 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size 225/45WR17 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 225/45WR17 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size 205/55HR16 P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3308 2974
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 15 X 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.6 10.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 140
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.5L/151
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5100-6000 150 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I5
Fuel System Turbocharged FSI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 207 @ 1800-5000 170 @ 3750
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 (Est) 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 (Est) 22
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.47 1.36
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.11 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.99 3.60
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.09 2.12
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 3.78
Summary
Vehicle Name Volkswagen New GTI Volkswagen Rabbit
Body Style 2 Door HB 2 Door HB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Mcpherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) 4-link 4-link
 
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