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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GLS Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 22 31 $19,790 $21,750
4-Door Wagon Manual GLS 22 31 $20,513 $22,550
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 20 29 $20,863 $22,825
4-Door Wagon Automatic GLS 20 29 $21,586 $23,625
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 20 29 $22,049 $24,250
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLS 20 29 $22,772 $25,050
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 18 26 $23,122 $25,325
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLS 18 26 $23,845 $26,125
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLS 20 29 $24,951 $27,075
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLS 20 29 $25,674 $27,875
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLX 20 29 $26,114 $28,750
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLX 20 29 $26,837 $29,550
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLX 18 26 $27,187 $29,825
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLX 18 26 $27,910 $30,625
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLX 20 29 $29,016 $31,575
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLX 20 29 $29,739 $32,375
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,790
$28,957
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,750
$31,305
Monthly Payment Estimate
$363 / month
$522 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.6 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.9
Second Leg Room (in) 35.3 37.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.3 98.2
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.8 54.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 38.4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 57.5 56.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.1 59.8
Wheelbase (in) 106.4 107.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.5 70.3
Track Width, Front (in) 59.0 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.3 5.2
Length, Overall (in) 184.1 192.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15 14.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.6 x 0.39 11.26 x 0.47
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 0.98 11.65 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4 16.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 33.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed-Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 36.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.3 14.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size P195/65HR15 P225/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15 P225/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15 P225/55HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3122 3770
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 10.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 300
Engine
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 155 @ 1750 192 @ 3600
Engine Order Code NA L81
Displacement 1.8L/109 3.0L/181
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ - TBD - 200 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.70 3.90
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.50 2.86
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.44 2.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.12 1.62
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Volkswagen New Passat Cadillac Catera
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Four-link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.02
 
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