Compare 1997 Audi A4 vs 1997 Volkswagen Jetta

1997 Audi A4
1997 Volkswagen Jetta
Add Vehicle
Select style
4-Door Sedan 1.8L Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A4 4-Door Sedan 1.8L Automatic 21 30 $20,246 $22,990
A4 4-Door Sedan 1.8L Automatic Quattro AWD 20 29 $20,246 $22,990
A4 4-Door Sedan 1.8L Manual N/A N/A $20,246 $22,990
A4 4-Door Sedan 1.8L Manual Quattro AWD N/A N/A $20,246 $22,990
A4 4-Door Sedan 2.8L Automatic 18 28 $24,109 $27,430
A4 4-Door Sedan 2.8L Automatic Quattro AWD 18 27 $24,109 $27,430
A4 4-Door Sedan 2.8L Manual 19 27 $24,109 $27,430
A4 4-Door Sedan 2.8L Manual Quattro AWD 19 26 $24,109 $27,430
Select style
4-Door Sedan GL Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Jetta 4-Door Sedan GL Automatic 22 29 $13,219 $14,570
Jetta 4-Door Sedan GL Manual 24 31 $13,219 $14,570
Jetta 4-Door Sedan GLS Automatic 22 29 $15,318 $16,920
Jetta 4-Door Sedan GLS Manual 24 31 $15,318 $16,920
Jetta 4-Door Sedan GLX Automatic 18 24 $19,312 $20,930
Jetta 4-Door Sedan GLX Manual 19 25 $19,312 $20,930
Jetta 4-Door Sedan GT Automatic 22 29 $13,628 $14,965
Jetta 4-Door Sedan GT Manual 24 31 $13,628 $14,965
Jetta 4-Door Sedan Jazz Automatic 22 29 $14,048 $15,370
Jetta 4-Door Sedan Jazz Manual 24 31 $14,048 $15,370
Jetta 4-Door Sedan TDI Automatic N/A N/A $14,499 $15,745
Jetta 4-Door Sedan TDI Manual 40 49 $14,499 $15,745
Jetta 4-Door Sedan TREK Automatic 22 29 $14,214 $15,530
Jetta 4-Door Sedan TREK Manual 24 31 $14,214 $15,530
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,246
$13,219
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,990
$14,570
Monthly Payment Estimate
$383 / month
$243 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
33.4 31.5
Front Head Room (in)
38.1 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.7 87.5
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 53.8
Second Head Room (in)
36.8 37.3
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.4 52.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 42.3
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.2 66.7
Track Width, Front (in)
58.9 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.3 4.8
Length, Overall (in)
178.0 173.4
Height, Overall (in)
55.8 56.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.2 57.0
Wheelbase (in)
103.0 97.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.7 15.0
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 x 0.98 10.1 x 0.79
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.6 x 0.39 NA
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 7.9 x -TBD-
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.4 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -TBD-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.0 17.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.4 32.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 P195/60R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 P195/60R14
Spare Tire Size
Compact 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)
2,987 2749
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15" x 7" 14 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15" x 7" 14 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.9 6.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -TBD-
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 70
Engine
Displacement
1.8L/107 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
150 @ 5700 115 @ 5400
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
155 @ 1750 122 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 29
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA -TBD-
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.407 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.742 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.096 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.999 1.44
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.730 4.14
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 0.74
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.665 2.71
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi A4 Volkswagen Jetta
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan GL
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.71
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion-Beam Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Trailing Arms Torsion-Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front
Four-Link Independent

Get FREE Dealer Quotes

From dealers near you
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Select a vehicle below
Please choose a make.
Please choose a model.
Please choose a year.
Continue