Compare 1997 Hyundai Accent vs 1997 Volkswagen Golf

1997 Hyundai Accent
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3-Door HB Coupe GS Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Accent 3-Door HB Coupe GS Automatic 27 36 $9,348 $10,154
Accent 3-Door HB Coupe GS Manual 28 37 $8,664 $9,399
Accent 3-Door HB Coupe GT Automatic 27 36 $10,086 $10,954
Accent 3-Door HB Coupe GT Manual 28 37 $9,402 $10,199
Accent 3-Door HB Coupe L Manual 28 37 $8,104 $8,599
Accent 4-Door Sedan GL Automatic 27 36 $9,717 $10,554
Accent 4-Door Sedan GL Manual 28 37 $9,033 $9,799
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2-Door HB Base Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GTI 2-Door HB Base Automatic 22 29 $15,032 $16,320
GTI 2-Door HB Base Manual 24 31 $15,032 $16,320
GTI 2-Door HB VR6 19 25 $18,198 $19,710
GTI 2-Door HB VR6 Driver's Edition 19 25 $18,570 $20,070
Golf 4-Door HB GL Automatic 22 29 $12,432 $13,470
Golf 4-Door HB GL Manual 24 31 $12,432 $13,470
Golf 4-Door HB Jazz Automatic 22 29 $13,260 $14,270
Golf 4-Door HB Jazz Manual 24 31 $13,260 $14,270
Golf 4-Door HB K2 Automatic 22 29 $13,266 $14,275
Golf 4-Door HB K2 Manual 24 31 $13,266 $14,275
Golf 4-Door HB TREK Automatic 22 29 $13,343 $14,350
Golf 4-Door HB TREK Manual 24 31 $13,343 $14,350
Pricing
Invoice Price
$9,348
$15,032
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,154
$16,320
Monthly Payment Estimate
$169 / month
$272 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 42.3
Front Hip Room (in)
53.5 -TBD-
Second Leg Room (in)
32.7 31.5
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 37.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88.0 86.8
Second Hip Room (in)
51.8 -TBD-
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 54.0
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.4
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.4 54.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
55.5 57.0
Wheelbase (in)
94.5 97.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
63.8 66.7
Track Width, Front (in)
55.9 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.8
Length, Overall (in)
161.5 160.4
Height, Overall (in)
54.9 56.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
10.7 17.5
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
16.1 NA
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 10.1 x 0.79
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.1 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.5 x .75 10.1 x 0.79
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 14.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.9 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -TBD-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.46 17.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
31.8 32.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P175/70R13 P195/60R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P175/70R13 P195/60R14
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2101 2654
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
13 x 5.0 14 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
13 x 5.0 14 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.7 6.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
75 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -TBD-
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
97 @ 4000 122 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.5L/91 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
92 @ 5500 115 @ 5400
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
EFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.846 2.71
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.176 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.581 1.44
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.656 4.14
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.685 0.74
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Body Style
3 Door Hatchback Coupe 4 Door Hatchback
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Accent Volkswagen GTI
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.71
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Independent

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