1997 Volkswagen Jetta 4-Door Sedan Automatic Jazz Specs

4-Door Sedan Automatic Jazz
MSRP based on 4-Door Sedan Jazz Automatic (CA/NY/MA)

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 22 mpg City/29 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas I4, 2.0L
EPA Class Compact
Style Name 4dr Sdn Jazz Auto (CA/NY/MA)
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style 4dr Car
Transmission 4-speed electronically controlled adaptive dual mode automatic transmission


EPA Classification Compact
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2749
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.8
Second Hip Room (in) -TBD-
Front Head Room (in) 39.2
Second Leg Room (in) 31.5
Passenger Capacity 4
Front Hip Room (in) -TBD-
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.8
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7
Liftover Height (in) -TBD-
Wheelbase (in) 97.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.0
Height, Overall (in) 56.1
Length, Overall (in) 173.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.0

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29

Performance Specs

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5400
Displacement 2.0L/121
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 3200
Fuel System SMPI
Engine Type Gas I4
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.44
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.88
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Clutch Size (in) -TBD-
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.71
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.14
Trans Order Code NA
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.79
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x -TBD-
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Brake ABS System NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) -TBD-
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.8
Rear Tire Size P195/60R14
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Tire Size P195/60R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.71
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) -TBD-
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion-Beam
Suspension Type - Rear Independent

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front No
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS No
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights Yes
Traction Control No
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps No
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No


Basic Miles/km 24,000
Basic Note Free Scheduled Maintenance
Basic Years 2
Corrosion Miles/km Unlimited
Corrosion Years 6
Drivetrain Miles/km 100,000
Drivetrain Note for original owners
Drivetrain Years 10
Roadside Assistance Miles/km 24,000
Roadside Assistance Years 2

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.7
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) -TBD-
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 70
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A