Compare 2008 Volkswagen R32 vs 2008 Volkswagen GTI

2008 Volkswagen R32
2008 Volkswagen GTI
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2-Door HB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB 18 23 $31,283 $32,990
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2-Door HB Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Manual 21 29 $21,258 $22,800
2-Door HB Manual PZEV 21 29 $21,258 $22,800
4-Door HB Manual 21 29 $21,721 $23,300
4-Door HB Manual PZEV 21 29 $21,721 $23,300
2-Door HB DSG 22 29 $22,331 $23,875
2-Door HB DSG PZEV 22 29 $22,331 $23,875
4-Door HB DSG 22 29 $22,794 $24,375
4-Door HB DSG PZEV 22 29 $22,794 $24,375
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,283
$21,258
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,990
$22,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$550 / month
$380 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
33.5 35.3
Front Head Room (in)
37.4 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.1 94.2
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.0 54.7
Second Head Room (in)
36.5 38.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.2 54.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 41.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.7 59.7
Wheelbase (in)
101.5 101.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.3 69.3
Track Width, Front (in)
60.3 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6 5.6
Length, Overall (in)
167.2 165.8
Height, Overall (in)
57.7 58.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
43.4 - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
9.7 14.7
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 x - TBD - 12.28 x 0.98
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 x - TBD - 11.26 x 0.47
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.01
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.7 35.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/40YR18 225/45HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/40YR18 225/45HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3547 3100
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.6 8.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 120
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
236 @ 2800 207 @ 1800-5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.2L/195 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
250 @ 6300 200 @ 5100-6000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas Turbocharged I4
Fuel System
SMPI FSI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 21
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.47
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 1.11
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.50 1.64
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.83 2.09
Trans Order Code
NA GVT
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.80 3.94/3.09
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 1.10
Trans Description Cont.
DSG w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.61 0.93
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.93 3.36
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen R32 Volkswagen GTI
Body Style
2 Door HB 2 Door HB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
4-link 4-link

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