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4-Door Manual Value Edition
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual Value Edition 23 32 $21,118 $22,950
4-Door Manual 2.0T 23 32 $21,985 $23,900
4-Door Automatic Value Edition 22 31 $22,191 $24,025
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
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4-Door Sedan Manual STD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual STD 24 33 $16,875 $18,445
4-Door Sedan Automatic STD 24 34 $17,634 $19,275
4-Door Sedan Manual LE 24 33 $17,491 $19,545
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 24 34 $18,234 $20,375
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 24 33 $18,132 $20,375
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 24 34 $18,872 $21,205
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE V6 20 28 $20,272 $22,780
4-Door Sedan Automatic XLE 24 34 $20,285 $22,795
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE V6 21 29 $21,381 $24,025
4-Door Sedan Automatic XLE V6 20 28 $22,966 $25,805
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,118
$16,875
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,950
$18,445
Monthly Payment Estimate
$383 / month
$307 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 57.5
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 38.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.6 56.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.4
Second Leg Room (in)
37.7 37.8
Front Head Room (in)
38.4 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.3 101.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.1 60.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.2 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
188.2 189.2
Height, Overall (in)
58.0 58.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.1 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
106.7 107.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.7 70.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.2 16.7
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 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 x - TBD - 10.8 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 15.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 34.8
Steering Type
Electromechanical Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.00 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/55HR16 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size
P215/55HR16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55HR16 P205/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3305 3108
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5100-6000 154 @ 5700
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/146
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 33
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
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 2.05
Trans Order Code
- TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94/3.09 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.10 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
NA Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.93 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 3.54
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.47 1.33
Trans Type
Manual w/OD 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.11 0.73
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Passat Sedan Toyota Camry
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Dual-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Four-link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs

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