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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GL Automatic (CA/NE)
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 24 31 $15,059 $16,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 22 28 $15,059 $16,700
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GL 42 49 $16,581 $17,995
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GL 34 45 $16,581 $17,995
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $15,907 $17,650
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 22 28 $15,907 $17,650
4-Door Sedan TDI Manual GLS 42 49 $17,225 $18,700
4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic GLS 34 45 $17,225 $18,700
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 19 28 $17,961 $19,950
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 19 26 $17,961 $19,950
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLX 19 28 $21,132 $23,500
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLX 19 26 $21,132 $23,500
4-Door Sedan GS
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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
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
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
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.9 53.3
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in) 56.9 54.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.0 13.9
Brakes
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
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 15.0
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 36.5
Tires
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
Spare Tire Size P195/65HR15 T135/80R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2902 2805
Wheels
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 -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
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
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
Fuel System SMPI SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.71 3.42
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 9.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.45
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.88 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.44 2.14
Trans Order Code NA 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.43 2.96
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan GL 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Volkswagen New Jetta Mercury Mystique
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Indep Quadralink
 
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