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4-Door Manual PZEV Value Edition
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual PZEV Value Edition 22 30 $17,049 $17,900
4-Door Manual Value Edition 22 30 $17,049 $17,900
4-Door Manual GL 24 30 $17,077 $18,680
4-Door Automatic PZEV Value Edition 22 30 $18,122 $18,975
4-Door Automatic Value Edition 22 30 $18,122 $18,975
4-Door Automatic GL 23 29 $17,941 $19,555
4-Door TDI Manual GL 36 47 $18,611 $19,930
4-Door Manual 2.5L 22 30 $18,779 $20,390
4-Door Manual PZEV 2.5L 22 30 $18,779 $20,390
4-Door Manual GLS 24 30 $18,921 $20,720
4-Door TDI Automatic w/Tiptronic GL 32 43 $19,684 $21,005
4-Door 1.9L TDI Manual 36 43 $20,122 $21,385
4-Door Automatic 2.5L 22 30 $19,852 $21,465
4-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L 22 30 $19,852 $21,465
4-Door Automatic GLS 23 29 $19,785 $21,595
4-Door TDI Manual GLS 36 47 $20,283 $21,740
4-Door Turbo Manual GLS 24 31 $20,257 $22,200
4-Door 1.9L TDI Automatic 35 42 $21,195 $22,460
4-Door TDI Automatic w/Tiptronic GLS 32 43 $21,356 $22,815
4-Door Turbo Automatic w/Tiptronic GLS 22 29 $21,330 $23,275
2005 BMW M3
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,049
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,900
N/A
Monthly Payment Estimate
$298 / month
$0 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg N/A mpg
Highway
30 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact -
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
35.4 -
Front Head Room (in)
38.5 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91 -
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 -
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 -
Passenger Capacity
5 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 -
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.7 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 -
Length, Overall (in)
179.3 -
Height, Overall (in)
57.5 -
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.7 -
Wheelbase (in)
101.5 -
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.3 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.0 -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 x 0.98 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 0.47 -
Brake Type
Pwr -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.00 -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA -
Front Tire Size
P195/65HR15 -
Spare Tire Size
P195/65HR15 -
Front Tire Order Code
NA -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA -
Rear Tire Size
P195/65HR15 -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3230 -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel -
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 -
Front Wheel Material
Steel -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.0 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
60 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
150 @ 5000 -
Engine Type
Gas I5 -
Fuel System
SMPI -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
170 @ 3750 -
Engine Order Code
NA -
Displacement
2.5L/151 -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 -
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA -
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 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Jetta Sedan A5 -
Body Style
4 Door Sdn -
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.71 -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.83 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-link -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent -

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