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2008 Volkswagen Rabbit
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2-Door HB Manual S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Manual PZEV S 22 29 $14,799 $15,600
2-Door HB Manual S 22 29 $14,799 $15,600
2-Door HB Automatic PZEV S 21 29 $15,872 $16,675
2-Door HB Automatic S 21 29 $15,872 $16,675
4-Door HB Manual PZEV S 22 29 $17,045 $17,575
4-Door HB Manual S 22 29 $17,045 $17,575
4-Door HB Automatic PZEV S 21 29 $18,118 $18,650
4-Door HB Automatic S 21 29 $18,118 $18,650
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,799
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$260 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Volkswagen is a satisfying, high-quality compact that will suit many drivers as is. Those who need more zoot can step up to the GTI or R32.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg
Highway
29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.5
Passenger Capacity
5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
35.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.0
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4
Length, Overall (in)
165.8
Height, Overall (in)
58.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.8
Wheelbase (in)
101.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.3
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
15.0
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.23 x 0.47
Brake Type
Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.34 x 0.98
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
- TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA
Rear Tire Size
195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2975
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I5
Fuel System
SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
177 @ - TBD -
Engine Order Code
NA
Displacement
2.5L/151
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ - TBD -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.60
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.12
Trans Order Code
NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.78
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.36
Trans Type
5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door HB
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Rabbit
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multilink
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD -

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