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4-Door Wagon Automatic FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Automatic FWD 20 31 $26,978 $28,700
4-Door Wagon Automatic FWD w/Moonroof 20 31 $26,978 $28,700
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD R-Design 19 27 $31,067 $33,050
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD w/Moonroof R-Design 19 27 $31,067 $33,050
4-Door Wagon Manual AWD R-Design 20 26 $31,067 $33,050
4-Door Wagon Manual AWD w/Moonroof R-Design 20 26 $31,067 $33,050
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4-Door Manual PZEV S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual PZEV S 22 30 $18,816 $19,510
4-Door Manual S 22 30 $18,816 $19,510
4-Door Automatic PZEV S 23 30 $19,915 $20,610
4-Door Automatic S 23 30 $19,915 $20,610
4-Door Automatic PZEV SE 23 30 $21,757 $23,240
4-Door Automatic SE 23 30 $21,757 $23,240
4-Door Manual TDI 30 41 $23,200 $24,615
4-Door DSG TDI 30 42 $24,299 $25,715
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,978
$18,816
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,700
$19,510
Monthly Payment Estimate
$478 / month
$325 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.0
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
50.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 54.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93 91.7
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 38.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.1 53.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 41.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
34.4 35.5
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 38.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 60.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
178.0 179.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
57.4 59.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.3 59.6
Wheelbase (in)
103.9 101.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.7 70.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
44.2 66.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
38.9 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
12.8 32.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x - TBD - 10.1 x 0.5
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x - TBD - 11.3 x 0.9
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.1 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.4 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.9 35.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 3.01
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/50R17 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/50R17 P205/55HR16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
300 300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3321 3228
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 10.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 140
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
170 @ 4400 177 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4L/149 2.5L/151
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
168 @ 6000 170 @ 5700
Engine Type
Gas I5 Gas I5
Fuel System
EFI Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 25
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.66 3.78
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.98 1.36
Trans Type
5 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.02 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
Geartronic NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.11 3.60
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.03 2.12
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.44 3.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.34 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic, Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volvo V50 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
Body Style
5 Door Wagon 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Four-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 7
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 7.5

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