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Coupe
  • Coupe
  • Convertible
  • Coupe
  • Coupe
  • Convertible
  • Convertible
4dr HB Man Wolfsburg PZEV
  • 4dr HB Man Wolfsburg PZEV
  • 4dr HB DSG Wolfsburg PZEV
  • 4dr HB Man Driver's Edition PZEV
  • 4dr HB DSG Driver's Edition PZEV
4dr Sdn
  • 4dr Sdn
  • 4dr Sdn Convenience Group
  • 4dr Sdn Leather Group
  • 4dr Sdn Premium Group

Prices

MSRP $31,500 $25,095 $23,700
Invoice $28,980 $24,091 $22,752
Avg. Paid N/A $24,002 $24,121

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.2 8.6 8.2
Critics' Rating 8.4 9.3 8.5
Performance 8.9 8.9 7.4
Interior 7.0 9.1 7.8
Safety N/A 9.7 9.7
Reliability 3.5 2.0 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Powerful engine choices
  • Luxurious interior
  • Agile handling
  • High-quality interior
  • Spacious front and rear seats
  • Good cargo space
  • Great all-around performance
  • Smooth, quiet ride
  • Good cargo space
  • Upscale cabin
  • Powerful turbo engine
Cons
  • Little trunk space
  • Low fuel economy ratings for the class
  • Sluggish navigation system with small screen
  • Low fuel economy for the class
  • Confusing interior controls

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I6 3.0L/183 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/121 Gas/4-cyl 2.4L/145
MPG - TBD - City / - TBD - Hwy 21 City / 31 Hwy 21 City / 32 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Coupe Hatchback Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 104.700 101.5 105.7
Length, Overall (in) 172.200 165.9 183.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.800 70 71.4
Height, Overall (in) 56.000 57.8 58.1

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional
Rear Spoiler Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3252 3113 3300

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Standard Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Standard
Keyless Start Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Remote Engine Start Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Optional Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 86.000 92.9 95.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.900 39.3 38.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.400 41.2 42.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.000 54.7 55.1
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.100 38.5 37.8
Second Leg Room (in) 32.000 35.5 34.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.400 52.8 52.9
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 51.9
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 46
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 10.000 14.3

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Optional Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Optional
Hard Disk Drive Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Optional Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard
Leather Seats Optional
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Optional
Heated Driver Seat Optional Standard
Driver Lumbar Optional Standard
Passenger Lumbar Optional Standard
Seat Memory Optional
Power Driver Seat Optional Standard
Power Passenger Seat Optional Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Optional Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Straight 6 Cylinder Engine Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Gas I6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Gas/4-cyl
Displacement 3.0L/183 2.0 L/121 2.4L/145
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 230 @ 6500 200 @ 5100 180 @ 6700
Torque (Net @ RPM) 200 @ 2750 207 @ 1700 171 @ 4900
Transmission Manual Manual w/OD Automatic w/Manual Shift
Turning diameter 35.100 35.8 36.0

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - TBD - 21 (Est) 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - TBD - 31 (Est) 32
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.000 14.5 15.6

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link Compound Crank
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Optional Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Optional Standard
6-Speed Automatic Optional Standard
Manual Standard Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard Standard