Compare 1999 Volkswagen New Jetta vs 1999 Mercury Mystique

1999 Volkswagen New Jetta
1999 Mercury Mystique
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4-Door Sedan Manual GL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 22 28 $15,059 $16,700
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 24 31 $15,059 $16,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 22 28 $15,907 $17,650
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $15,907 $17,650
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GL 34 45 $16,581 $17,995
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GL 42 49 $16,581 $17,995
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GLS 34 45 $17,225 $18,700
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GLS 42 49 $17,225 $18,700
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 19 26 $17,961 $19,950
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 19 28 $17,961 $19,950
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLX 19 26 $21,132 $23,500
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLX 19 28 $21,132 $23,500
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4-Door Sedan GS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 24 34 $15,101 $16,535
4-Door Sedan LS 19 28 $16,307 $17,890
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,059
$15,101
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,700
$16,535
Monthly Payment Estimate
$278 / month
$276 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.9 53.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 50.7
Second Leg Room (in)
33.3 34.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88 90.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 39.0
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 45.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.7 53.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 36.7
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.9 54.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.8 58.5
Wheelbase (in)
98.9 106.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 25.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.3 69.1
Track Width, Front (in)
59.6 59.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
172.3 184.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.0 13.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.1 x 0.35 NA
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 8.0 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x 0.89 10.24 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 15.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 36.5
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 2.78
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 38.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.6 14.52
Tires
Spare Tire Size
P195/65HR15 T135/80R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P185/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P185/70R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2853 2805
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.8 7.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 590
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
122 @ 2600 130 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA 993
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
115 @ 5200 125 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 24
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.24 2.96
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.78 3.42
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 9.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.36 1.45
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.12 2.14
Trans Order Code
NA 445
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan GL 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen New Jetta Mercury Mystique
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Indep Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion-Beam w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.79

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