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4dr Sedan Man PZEV

Brakes

Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 0.47
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x 0.98
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Pwr
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.0

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.6

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140

Engine

Engine Order Code
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4
Displacement 2.0L/121
Fuel System FSI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5100-6000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 207 @ 1800-5000

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 179.3
Wheelbase (in) 101.5
Height, Overall (in) 57.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.1
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.2
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 (Est)

Steering

Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.00
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -

Summary

Vehicle Name Volkswagen GLI
Body Style 4 Door Sdn

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size 225/40R18
Front Tire Size P225/45WR17
Rear Tire Size 225/40R18
Rear Tire Size P225/45WR17
Spare Tire Size Compact

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

Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.93
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.10
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.47
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.09
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.36
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94/3.09
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.64

Vehicle

EPA Classification Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3290

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7