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2dr Man 2.5L
  • 2dr Man 2.5L
  • 2dr Auto 2.5L
  • 2dr Man 2.5L w/Sun
  • 2dr Man 2.0T Turbo *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Man 2.0L TDI
  • 2dr Auto 2.5L w/Sun
  • 2dr Man 2.0T Turbo
  • 2dr Man 2.5L w/Sun/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr Man 2.5L Fender Edition
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T Turbo *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr DSG 2.0L TDI
  • 2dr Auto 2.5L
  • 2dr Man 2.0L TDI w/Sun
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T Turbo
  • 2dr Auto 2.5L w/Sun/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr Auto 2.5L Fender Edition
  • 2dr DSG 2.0L TDI w/Sun
  • 2dr Man 2.0T Turbo w/Sun/Sound *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Man 2.0L TDI w/Sun/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr Auto 2.5L w/Tech
  • 2dr Man 2.0T Turbo w/Sun/Sound
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T Turbo w/Sun/Sound *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr DSG 2.0L TDI w/Sun/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr Man 2.0T *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Man 2.0L TDI
  • 2dr Man 2.0T Turbo Fender Edition *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T Turbo w/Sun/Sound
  • 2dr Man 2.0T Turbo Fender Edition
  • 2dr Man 2.0T
  • 2dr Auto 2.5L w/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Man 2.0T Turbo w/Sun/Sound/Nav *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr DSG 2.0L TDI
  • 2dr Man 2.0T w/Sound *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Man 2.0L TDI w/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T Turbo Fender Edition *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T Turbo Fender Edition
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T
  • 2dr Man 2.0T w/Sound
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T Turbo w/Sun/Sound/Nav *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Man 2.0T Turbo R-Line
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T w/Sound *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr DSG 2.0L TDI w/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T w/Sound
  • 2dr Man 2.0T w/Sound/Nav *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T Turbo R-Line
  • 2dr Man 2.0T w/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T w/Sound/Nav *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T w/Sound/Nav
Automatic
  • Manual
  • Automatic
  • Manual Sport
  • Automatic Sport
  • Automatic Sport with Navigation
4dr Sdn S
  • 4dr Sdn S
  • 5dr HB S
  • 4dr Sdn SE
  • 5dr HB SE
  • 4dr Sdn Titanium
  • 5dr HB Titanium
  • 5dr HB ST

Prices

MSRP $19,995 $16,225 $14,100
Invoice $19,195 $15,798 $13,571
Avg. Paid $15,629 $14,145 $14,682

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.4 8.2 8.4
Critics' Rating 7.4 9.1 9.4
Performance 7.3 8.1 8.7
Interior 7.0 8.7 8.5
Safety 8.8 8.3 8.0
Reliability 3.0 3.0 2.0
Operating Cost 8.0 8.4 N/A

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Numerous standard features
  • Peppy Turbo model
  • TDI’s great fuel economy
  • Large, versatile cargo hold
  • Ample rear legroom
  • Fun to drive
  • Upscale interior
  • Comfortable seats
  • Athletic handling
Cons
  • Noisy base engine
  • Limited cargo space
  • Firm ride
  • Limited feature availability
  • Less cargo space than rival hatchbacks

General Specs

Transmission Manual Automatic Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I5 2.5L/151 Gas I4 1.5L/91 Regular Unleaded I-4 1.6 L/97
MPG 22 City / 31 Hwy 28 City / 35 Hwy 28 City / 36 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Coupe Hatchback Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 99.9 98.4 98
Length, Overall (in) 168.4 161.6 173.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.2 66.7 67.8
Height, Overall (in) 58.5 60.0 58

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2939 2577 2578

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

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

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 85.1 90.8 85.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 40.4 39.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.3 42.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 52.7 52.7
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 51.5 50.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.1 39.0 37.1
Second Leg Room (in) 31.4 34.5 31.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 49.0 51.3 49
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 51.3 49.2
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 57.3
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 12.0 12.8

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard
Heated Driver Seat Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row 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

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard Standard

Safety Features

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

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
5 Cylinder Engine Standard
Engine Type Gas I5 Gas I4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Displacement 2.5L/151 1.5L/91 1.6 L/97
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 170 @ 5700 117 @ 6600 120 @ 6350
Torque (Net @ RPM) 177 @ 4250 106 @ 4800 112 @ 5000
Transmission Manual Automatic Manual w/OD
Turning diameter 35.4 34.4 34.4

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 28 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 35 36
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 10.6 12

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front - TBD - Macpherson Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear - TBD - Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam

Transmission

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