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  • 4dr HB Man Driver's Edition
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4dr HB Man FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
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  • 4dr HB S tronic FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr HB S tronic FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus
  • 4dr HB S tronic FrontTrak 2.0 TDI Premium
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  • 4dr HB S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr HB S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus
Coupe
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  • Convertible
  • Coupe
  • Coupe
  • Convertible
  • Convertible

Prices

MSRP $23,995 $27,270 $31,500
Invoice $23,035 $25,361 $28,980
Avg. Paid N/A N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.6 8.2 8.2
Critics' Rating 9.5 8.3 8.4
Performance 8.8 8.5 8.9
Interior 8.9 7.9 7.0
Safety 9.7 10.0 N/A
Reliability 2.0 3.0 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Good gas mileage
  • Well-made cabin
  • Spacious front and rear seats
  • Smooth manual and automatic transmissions
  • Fuel-efficient diesel engine
  • High-quality cabin materials
  • Powerful engine choices
  • Luxurious interior
  • Agile handling
Cons
  • Some confusing interior controls
  • Confusing navigation system
  • Cramped rear seats
  • Little trunk space
  • Low fuel economy ratings for the class

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Turbocharged Gas I4 2.0L/121 Turbocharged Gas I4 2.0L/121 Gas I6 3.0L/183
MPG 21 City / 31 Hwy 21 City / 30 Hwy - TBD - City / - TBD - Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 2 Door Hatchback Hatchback Coupe

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 101.5 101.500 104.700
Length, Overall (in) 165.8 169.000 172.200
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.0 78.500 68.800
Height, Overall (in) 57.8 56.000 56.000

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 Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3034 3219 3252

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

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

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 4
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 93.5 89.000 86.000
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.300 37.900
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 41.200 41.400
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.6 54.400 54.000
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 36.900 37.100
Second Leg Room (in) 35.5 34.800 32.000
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 52.800 53.400
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) - TBD - 39.000
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 10.000

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 Standard Optional
Premium Sound System Standard Optional
Hard Disk Drive Optional

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

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

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 Optional

Brakes

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

Safety Features

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

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Straight 6 Cylinder Engine Standard
Turbocharged Standard Standard
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4 Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas I6
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.0L/121 3.0L/183
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 200 @ 5100-6000 200 @ 5100-6000 230 @ 6500
Torque (Net @ RPM) 207 @ 1800-5000 207 @ 1800-5000 200 @ 2750
Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Turning diameter 35.8 35.100 35.100

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 21 - TBD -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 30 - TBD -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 14.500 14.000

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Four Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Transmission

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