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Selected Style 4-Door Value Edition Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual Value Edition 23 32 $21,118 $22,950
4-Door Automatic Value Edition 22 31 $22,191 $24,025
4-Door Manual 2.0T 23 32 $21,985 $23,900
4-Door Automatic 2.0T 22 31 $23,058 $24,975
4-Door Automatic 3.6L V6 19 28 $27,513 $29,950
4-Door 4MOTION Automatic 3.6L V6 18 27 $29,413 $31,900
VP MT
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MT VP 26 34 $16,422 $18,225
AT VP 24 34 $17,141 $19,025
MT LX 26 34 $18,040 $20,025
AT LX 24 34 $18,759 $20,825
AT PZEV LX 24 34 $18,893 $20,975
AT LX V6 20 29 $22,600 $25,100
AT ULEV LX V6 20 29 $22,600 $25,100
MT LX SE 26 34 $18,669 $20,725
AT LX SE 24 34 $19,388 $21,525
AT PZEV LX SE 24 34 $19,522 $21,675
MT EX 26 34 $20,219 $22,450
AT EX 24 34 $20,938 $23,250
AT PZEV EX 24 34 $21,073 $23,400
MT EX-L 26 34 $21,747 $24,150
AT EX-L 24 34 $22,465 $24,950
AT PZEV EX-L 24 34 $22,600 $25,100
MT EX-L with NAVI 26 34 $23,544 $26,150
AT EX-L with NAVI 24 34 $24,263 $26,950
AT PZEV EX-L with NAVI 24 34 $24,397 $27,100
MT EX-L V6 21 30 $24,577 $27,300
MT ULEV EX-L V6 21 30 $24,577 $27,300
AT EX-L V6 20 29 $24,577 $27,300
AT ULEV EX-L V6 20 29 $24,577 $27,300
MT EX-L V6 with NAVI 21 30 $26,374 $29,300
MT ULEV EX-L V6 with NAVI 21 30 $26,374 $29,300
AT EX-L V6 with NAVI 20 29 $26,374 $29,300
AT ULEV EX-L V6 with NAVI 20 29 $26,374 $29,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,118
$16,422
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,950
$18,225
Monthly Payment Estimate
$383 / month
$304 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 56.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 38.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.6 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.6
Second Leg Room (in) 37.7 36.8
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.3 102.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 61.1 61.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.2 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 188.2 191.1
Height, Overall (in) 58.0 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.1 61.2
Wheelbase (in) 106.7 107.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 71.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.2 14.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x - TBD - 11.1 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 17.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 15.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 36.1
Steering Type Electromechanical Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.00 2.94
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/55HR16 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size P215/55HR16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/55HR16 P195/65HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3305 3128
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.6 7.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5100-6000 166 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System Turbocharged SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 207 @ 1800-5000 160 @ 4000
Engine Order Code - TBD - NA
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.4L/144
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 34
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.99 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.09 1.77
Trans Order Code - TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94/3.09 4.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.10 0.87
Trans Description Cont. NA Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.93 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.36 3.27
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.47 1.15
Trans Type Manual w/OD 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.11 0.66
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Passat Sedan Honda Accord Sdn
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Five-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Four-link Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut NA
 
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