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4dr Manual Base Sedan
  • 4dr Manual Base Sedan
  • 4dr Auto Base Sedan
  • 4dr Manual S Sedan
  • 4dr Auto S Sedan
  • 4dr Manual S with Sunroof Sedan
  • 4dr Auto S with Sunroof Sedan
  • 4dr Manual SE Sedan
  • 4dr Auto SE Sedan
  • 4dr Manual SE with Convenience Sedan
  • 4dr Auto SE with Convenience Sedan
  • 4dr Manual SE with Convenience & Sunroof Sedan
  • 4dr Auto SE with Convenience & Sunroof Sedan
  • 4dr Manual SEL Sedan
  • 4dr Manual TDI Sedan
  • 4dr Auto SEL Sedan
  • 4dr DSG TDI Sedan
  • 4dr Manual SEL with Navigation Sedan
  • 4dr Manual TDI with Premium Sedan
  • 4dr Auto SEL with Navigation Sedan
  • 4dr DSG TDI with Premium Sedan
  • 4dr Manual TDI with Premium & Navigation Sedan
  • 4dr DSG TDI with Premium & Navigation Sedan
4dr Sdn S
  • 4dr Sdn S
  • 5dr HB S
  • 4dr Sdn SE
  • 5dr HB SE
  • 4dr Sdn Titanium
  • 5dr HB Titanium
Manual
  • Manual
  • Automatic
  • Manual Sport
  • Automatic Sport
  • Automatic Sport with Navigation

Prices

MSRP $15,545 $13,200 $15,425
Invoice $14,923 $12,705 $15,023
Avg. Paid N/A N/A $15,657

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.4 8.6 8.4
Critics' Rating 7.5 9.1 9.0
Performance 7.4 8.6 8.1
Interior 8.1 8.3 8.8
Safety 9.3 9.3 8.3
Reliability 2.5 3.0 3.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Huge back seat and trunk
  • Powerful GLI model
  • Fuel-efficient diesel engine
  • Well-made interior
  • Comfortable front seats
  • Smooth manual transmission
  • Great handling
  • Impressive cabin space
  • Innovative storage options
  • Good front and rear visibility
Cons
  • Cheap plastic interior on lower trims
  • Confusing navigation system
  • Confusing interior controls
  • Underpowered engine
  • Engine and road noise permeates cabin
  • Competitors offer more features

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 2.0L/121 Gas I4 1.6L/97 Gas I4 1.5L/91
MPG 24 City / 34 Hwy 29 City / 39 Hwy 27 City / 33 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sedan Sedan Hatchback

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 104.4 98.000 98.4
Length, Overall (in) 182.2 173.600 161.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.0 67.800 66.7
Height, Overall (in) 57.2 58.000 60.0

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2804 2578 2496

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Optional
Chrome Wheels Standard Optional
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Standard Optional
Keyless Entry Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 94.1 85.100 90.8
Front Head Room (in) 38.2 39.100 40.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 42.200 41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.2 52.700 52.7
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 50.600 51.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.1 37.100 39.0
Second Leg Room (in) 38.1 31.200 34.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 49.000 51.3
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 49.200 51.3
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 57.3
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 15.7 12.800

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
Cassette Optional
CD Player Standard Standard
MP3 Player Optional Standard Standard

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Standard Standard
Vinyl Seats Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Fixed Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Split Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard 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
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
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4
Displacement 2.0L/121 1.6L/97 1.5L/91
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 115 @ 5200 120 @ 6350 117 @ 6600
Torque (Net @ RPM) 125 @ 4000 112 @ 5000 106 @ 4800
Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Turning diameter 36.4 34.400 34.4

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 29 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 39 33
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 12.000 10.6

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front McPherson Strut MacPherson Strut Macpherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Twist Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Optional Standard
6-Speed Automatic Optional
Manual Standard Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard Standard Standard