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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GLS Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 21 31 $18,676 $20,750
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 23 32 $18,676 $20,750
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS TDI 31 44 $19,078 $21,200
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS TDI 39 50 $19,078 $21,200
4-Door Wagon Automatic GLS 21 31 $19,167 $21,300
4-Door Wagon Manual GLS 23 32 $19,167 $21,300
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 18 29 $20,855 $23,190
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 20 29 $20,855 $23,190
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLX 18 29 $23,589 $26,250
4-Door Sedan Manual GLX 20 29 $23,589 $26,250
3-Door Coupe S Turbo Automatic w/Sunroof
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic S 19 25 $23,610 $24,500
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic w/Sunroof S 19 25 $23,610 $24,500
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual S 21 27 $23,610 $24,500
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual w/Sunroof S 21 27 $23,610 $24,500
5-Door Sedan Automatic S 20 26 $24,273 $26,955
5-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof S 20 26 $24,273 $26,955
5-Door Sedan Manual S 22 28 $24,273 $26,955
5-Door Sedan S Manual w/Sunroof S 22 28 $24,273 $26,955
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic SE 19 24 $27,911 $30,995
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual SE 20 27 $27,911 $30,995
5-Door Sedan Turbo Automatic SE 19 24 $28,811 $31,995
5-Door Sedan Turbo Manual SE 20 27 $28,811 $31,995
2-Door Convertible Automatic S 20 26 $32,665 $36,395
2-Door Convertible Manual S 22 28 $32,665 $36,395
2-Door Convertible Turbo Automatic SE 19 24 $37,765 $42,195
2-Door Convertible Turbo Manual SE 20 27 $37,765 $42,195
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,676
$23,610
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,750
$24,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$346 / month
$408 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.3 34.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95 89.7
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 52.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.8 52.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.6 52.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 52.28
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.5 67.4
Track Width, Front (in) 59.0 56.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.3 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 184.1 182.6
Height, Overall (in) 57.4 56.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.1 56.8
Wheelbase (in) 106.4 102.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15 24.0
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 0.98 11.34 X 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.6 x 0.39 10.16 X 0.39
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 18.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - -TBD-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.3 -TBD-
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 34.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 P195/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65R15 P195/60R15
Spare Tire Size P195/65R15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3236 3030
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 -TBD-
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - -TBD-
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 90
Engine
Displacement 1.8L/109 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5700 185 @ 5750
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI Turbo Charged EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 155 @ 1750 170 @ 2000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 25
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.37
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Elect w/Tiptronic Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.10 -TBD-
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.99 2.10
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 2.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.66 3.67
Summary
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Passat Saab 900
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 3 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Four-link w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Rear Independent H-Formed
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
 
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