Compare 1999 Volkswagen New Jetta vs 1999 Pontiac Grand Am

1999 Volkswagen New Jetta
1999 Pontiac Grand Am
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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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2-Door Coupe SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SE 22 30 $14,758 $16,130
4-Door Sedan SE 22 30 $15,124 $16,530
2-Door Coupe SE1 22 30 $16,039 $17,530
4-Door Sedan SE1 20 28 $16,405 $17,930
2-Door Coupe SE2 20 28 $17,467 $19,090
2-Door Coupe GT 20 28 $17,558 $19,190
4-Door Sedan SE2 20 28 $17,833 $19,490
4-Door Sedan GT 20 28 $17,924 $19,590
2-Door Coupe GT1 20 28 $18,931 $20,690
4-Door Sedan GT1 20 28 $19,297 $21,090
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,059
$14,758
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,700
$16,130
Monthly Payment Estimate
$278 / month
$269 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.7 53.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.9 55.0
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 42.1
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 52.4
Second Leg Room (in)
33.3 35.5
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88 93.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.6 59.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.4
Length, Overall (in)
172.3 186.3
Height, Overall (in)
56.9 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.8 59.1
Wheelbase (in)
98.9 107.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 30.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.3 70.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.0 14.3
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
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 7.9 x 1.8
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x 0.89 10.8 x 1.0
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 15.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.6 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 37.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 2.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QCD
Front Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P215/60R15
Spare Tire Size
P195/65HR15 T115/70D15
Front Tire Order Code
NA QCD
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P215/60R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2853 3066
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.8 10.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 600
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
115 @ 5200 150 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
122 @ 2600 155 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA LD9
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.4L/146
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 30
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06 2.13
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.12 1.57
Trans Order Code
NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.24 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.71
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.78 2.92
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.36 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan GL 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen New Jetta Pontiac Grand Am
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion-Beam Tri-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 25
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.60
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut

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