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Selected Style 2-Door HB 6-spd Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB 6-spd Manual 19 26 $26,490 $29,100
2-Door HB 1.8T 5-spd Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB 5-spd Manual 1.8T 24 31 $17,593 $19,250
2-Door HB Automatic 1.8T 22 29 $18,666 $20,325
2-Door HB 6-spd Manual VR6 21 30 $20,140 $22,070
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,490
$17,593
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,100
$19,250
Monthly Payment Estimate
$485 / month
$321 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.7 52.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 41.5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 33.5 33.5
Front Head Room (in) 37.4 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 85 88
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.5 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.1 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.7 58.8
Wheelbase (in) 99.1 98.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 59.5 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.2 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 164.4 164.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 38.8 41.8
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 14.0 18.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.87 9.1 x 0.35
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.2 x 1.34 11.3 x 0.98
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4 14.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.5 3.04
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.6 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 35.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P205/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/40YR18 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/40YR18 P205/55HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3409 2934
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SMPI Turbocharged SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 236 @ 2800-3200 173 @ 1950-5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.2L/195 1.8L/109
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 240 @ 6250 180 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.36 3.30
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.47 1.31
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.08 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.09 1.94
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.24 3.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.10 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style 2 Door HB 2 Door HB
Vehicle Name Volkswagen R32 Volkswagen GTI
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Fully Independent Independent
 
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