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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 24 31 $19,293 $21,200
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 20 29 $20,366 $22,275
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 20 29 $21,642 $23,800
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 18 26 $22,715 $24,875
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLS 17 24 $24,441 $26,525
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLX 20 29 $25,124 $27,655
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLX 18 26 $26,187 $28,730
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLX 17 24 $27,923 $30,380
4-Door Wagon Manual GLS 24 31 $20,016 $22,000
4-Door Wagon Automatic GLS 20 29 $21,089 $23,075
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLS 20 29 $22,365 $24,600
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLS 18 26 $23,438 $25,675
4-Door Wagon v6 Automatic w/4Motion GLS 17 24 $25,164 $27,325
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLX 20 29 $25,847 $28,455
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLX 18 26 $26,920 $29,530
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLX 17 24 $28,646 $31,180
4-Door Sedan SE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe GT 20 29 $19,823 $21,665
2-Door Coupe GTP 20 29 $22,380 $24,460
4-Door Sedan SE 20 29 $18,240 $19,935
4-Door Sedan GT 20 29 $19,960 $21,815
4-Door Sedan GTP 20 29 $22,518 $24,610
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,293
$18,240
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,200
$19,935
Monthly Payment Estimate
$353 / month
$332 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.7
Second Leg Room (in) 35.3 38.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95 103.8
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 56.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.8 59.0
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.6 58.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 42.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.1 62.1
Wheelbase (in) 106.4 110.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 27.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.5 72.7
Track Width, Front (in) 59.0 62.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.3 5.4
Length, Overall (in) 184.1 196.5
Height, Overall (in) 57.5 56.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15 16.0
Brakes
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 10.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.6 x 0.39 11.1 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4 18.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.3 15.3 - 20.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 40.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65HR15 P205/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA QIN
Front Tire Size P195/65HR15 P205/70R15
Spare Tire Size P195/65HR15 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA QIN
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3122 3590
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 12.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 140
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 155 @ 1750 195 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA LG8
Displacement 1.8L/109 3.1L/191
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5700 175 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.50 2.92
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.44 2.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.12 1.57
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.70 2.84
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Vehicle Name Volkswagen Passat Pontiac Grand Prix
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Four-link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.14
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Tri-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam w/Coil Springs
 
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