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2013 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan
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4-Door Manual Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual Base 24 34 $14,923 $15,545
4-Door Automatic Base 24 29 $15,979 $16,645
4-Door Manual S 24 34 $16,008 $16,675
4-Door Automatic S 24 29 $17,064 $17,775
4-Door Manual S w/Sunroof 24 34 $17,113 $17,825
4-Door Automatic S w/Sunroof 24 29 $18,168 $18,925
4-Door Manual PZEV SE 23 33 $18,235 $18,995
4-Door Manual SE 23 33 $18,235 $18,995
4-Door Automatic PZEV SE 24 31 $19,291 $20,095
4-Door Automatic SE 24 31 $19,291 $20,095
4-Door Manual PZEV SE w/Convenience 23 33 $19,497 $20,310
4-Door Manual SE w/Convenience 23 33 $19,497 $20,310
4-Door Automatic PZEV SE w/Convenience 24 31 $20,553 $21,410
4-Door Automatic SE w/Convenience 24 31 $20,553 $21,410
4-Door Manual PZEV SE w/Convenience/Sunroof 23 33 $20,785 $21,650
4-Door Manual SE w/Convenience/Sunroof 23 33 $20,785 $21,650
4-Door Automatic PZEV SE w/Convenience/Sunroof 24 31 $21,841 $22,750
4-Door Automatic SE w/Convenience/Sunroof 24 31 $21,841 $22,750
4-Door Manual PZEV SEL 23 33 $21,979 $22,895
4-Door Manual SEL 23 33 $21,979 $22,895
4-Door Manual TDI 30 42 $22,071 $22,990
4-Door Automatic PZEV SEL 24 31 $23,035 $23,995
4-Door Automatic SEL 24 31 $23,035 $23,995
4-Door DSG TDI 30 42 $23,127 $24,090
4-Door Manual PZEV SEL w/Nav 23 33 $23,185 $24,150
4-Door Manual SEL w/Nav 23 33 $23,185 $24,150
4-Door Manual TDI w/Premium 30 42 $23,452 $24,430
4-Door Automatic Hybrid 42 48 $23,995 $24,995
4-Door Automatic PZEV SEL w/Nav 24 31 $24,241 $25,250
4-Door Automatic SEL w/Nav 24 31 $24,241 $25,250
4-Door DSG TDI w/Premium 30 42 $24,508 $25,530
4-Door Manual TDI w/Premium/Nav 30 42 $24,855 $25,890
4-Door Automatic Hybrid SE 42 48 $25,911 $26,990
4-Door DSG TDI w/Premium/Nav 30 42 $25,911 $26,990
4-Door Automatic Hybrid SEL 42 48 $28,153 $29,325
4-Door Automatic Hybrid SEL Premium 42 48 $29,933 $31,180
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4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan H4 Manual 2.5i 21 28 $19,201 $20,295
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i 24 32 $20,119 $21,295
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i 24 32 $20,428 $21,595
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Premium 24 32 $21,253 $22,495
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i Premium 24 32 $21,565 $22,795
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Sport N/A N/A $23,094 $24,495
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i Sport N/A N/A $23,370 $24,795
4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R 18 25 $23,806 $25,395
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Limited 24 32 $24,343 $25,895
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i Limited 24 32 $24,651 $26,195
4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R Limited 18 25 $27,097 $28,895
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,923
$19,201
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,545
$20,295
Monthly Payment Estimate
$259 / month
$338 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 Subaru Legacy retains its unique position as an affordable, fun-to-drive mid-size sedan with standard all-wheel drive--and adds some standout safety technology.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 37.500
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 56.100
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 43.000
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.500
Second Leg Room (in)
38.1 37.800
Front Head Room (in)
38.2 40.300
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.900
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 56.300
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.1 103.0
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.2 59.300
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 62.000
Wheelbase (in)
104.4 108.300
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 27.200
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.0 71.700
Track Width, Front (in)
60.7 61.600
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 5.900
Length, Overall (in)
182.2 187.200
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.7 14.700
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 11.300 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.1 x 1.3 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x 0.9 11.600 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 18.500
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.4 36.800
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Quick Ratio Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.01 2.900
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.40 14.500
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact T135/80R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA N/A
Spare Tire Order Code
NA N/A
Rear Tire Size
195/65HR15 P205/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA N/A
Front Tire Size
195/65HR15 P205/60R16
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)
2804 3315
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.7 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
115 @ 5200 173 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas Flat 4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
125 @ 4000 174 @ 4100
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.5L/152
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 28
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.825
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.18 3.636
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 1.947
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.93 4.111
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.88 0.972
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.695
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.45 3.454
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.296
Trans Type
5 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Jetta Sedan Subaru Legacy
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A N/A
Suspension Type - Front
McPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A N/A
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 7.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- - TBD -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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