Specs

Research 2004 Volkswagen GTI specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

1.8T 2dr HB 1.8T 5-spd Manual

Brakes

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type Pwr
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.98
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.1 x 0.35
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 41.8
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 18.0

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -

Engine

Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 1.8L/109
Fuel System Turbocharged SMPI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 180 @ 5500
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 173 @ 1950-5000

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3
Length, Overall (in) 164.9
Wheelbase (in) 98.9
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1
Height, Overall (in) 56.7

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Volume (ft³) 88
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.7
Second Leg Room (in) 33.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5
Front Head Room (in) 38.6
Passenger Capacity 5

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.04
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.6
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8

Summary

Body Style 2 Door HB
Vehicle Name Volkswagen GTI
Vehicle Name Volkswagen GTI

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71

Tires

Front Tire Size P225/45HR17
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Size P225/45HR17
Rear Tire Size P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size P225/45HR17
Spare Tire Size P205/55HR16

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.94
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.30
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.65
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.06

Vehicle

EPA Classification Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2934

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7