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2dr Conv Komfort
  • 2dr Conv Komfort
  • 2dr Conv Sport
  • 2dr Conv Executive
2dr Auto 2.5L *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Man 2.5L *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Man 2.5L PZEV *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Man 1.8T
  • 2dr Man 1.8T PZEV
  • 2dr Auto 2.5L *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Auto 2.5L PZEV *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Auto 1.8T
  • 2dr Auto 1.8T PZEV
  • 2dr Man 2.5L w/Sun *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Man 2.5L w/Sun PZEV *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Man 1.8T w/Sun
  • 2dr Man 1.8T w/Sun PZEV
  • 2dr Auto 2.5L w/Sun *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Auto 2.5L w/Sun PZEV *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Auto 1.8T w/Sun
  • 2dr Auto 1.8T w/Sun PZEV
  • 2dr Man 2.0L TDI
  • 2dr Man 2.5L w/Sun/Sound/Nav *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Man 2.5L w/Sun/Sound/Nav PZEV *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Man 1.8T w/Sun/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr Man 1.8T w/Sun/Sound/Nav PZEV
  • 2dr Man 2.0T Turbo R-Line
  • 2dr Man 2.0T Turbo R-Line PZEV
  • 2dr Auto 2.5L *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Auto 2.5L PZEV *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Auto 1.8T
  • 2dr Auto 1.8T PZEV
  • 2dr DSG 2.0L TDI
  • 2dr Auto 2.5L w/Sun/Sound/Nav *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Auto 2.5L w/Sun/Sound/Nav PZEV *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Auto 1.8T w/Sun/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr Auto 1.8T w/Sun/Sound/Nav PZEV
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T Turbo R-Line
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T Turbo R-Line PZEV
  • 2dr Auto 2.5L w/Tech *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Auto 2.5L w/Tech PZEV *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Auto 1.8T w/Tech
  • 2dr Auto 1.8T w/Tech PZEV
  • 2dr Man 2.0L TDI w/Sun/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr Man 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound
  • 2dr Man 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound PZEV
  • 2dr DSG 2.0L TDI w/Sun/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr Man 2.0L TDI
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound PZEV
  • 2dr Auto 2.5L w/Sound/Nav *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Auto 2.5L w/Sound/Nav PZEV *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Man 2.0T R-Line
  • 2dr Man 2.0T R-Line PZEV
  • 2dr Auto 1.8T w/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr Auto 1.8T w/Sound/Nav PZEV
  • 2dr DSG 2.0L TDI
  • 2dr Man 2.0T Turbo GSR
  • 2dr Man 2.0T Turbo GSR PZEV
  • 2dr Man 2.0L TDI w/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr Man 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr Man 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound/Nav PZEV
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T R-Line
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T R-Line PZEV
  • 2dr Man 2.0T R-Line w/Sound
  • 2dr Man 2.0T R-Line w/Sound PZEV
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T Turbo GSR
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T Turbo GSR PZEV
  • 2dr DSG 2.0L TDI w/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound/Nav PZEV
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T R-Line w/Sound
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T R-Line w/Sound PZEV
  • 2dr Man 2.0T R-Line w/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr Man 2.0T R-Line w/Sound/Nav PZEV
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T R-Line w/Sound/Nav
  • 2dr DSG 2.0T R-Line w/Sound/Nav PZEV
2dr Cpe Manual
  • 2dr Cpe Manual
  • 2dr Cpe Auto
  • 2dr Cpe Manual Touring
  • 2dr Cpe Auto Touring
  • 2dr Roadster Auto
  • 2dr Cpe Manual NISMO
  • 2dr Roadster Manual Touring
  • 2dr Roadster Auto Touring

Prices

MSRP $35,595 $21,395 $29,990
Invoice $34,171 $20,539 $28,412
Avg. Paid $34,666 N/A $30,280

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.7 7.3 8.0
Critics' Rating 7.8 7.6 8.0
Performance 7.8 7.4 8.4
Interior 8.0 7.0 7.1
Safety 9.4 8.8 N/A
Reliability 3.0 2.5 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Peppy turbo engine
  • Upscale interior
  • Composed handling
  • Numerous standard features
  • Powerful engine
  • Slick-shifting transmissions
  • Agile handling
Cons
  • Impractical trunk
  • Cramped back seat
  • Small navigation screen
  • Base model has unimpressive fuel economy
  • High price for the class
  • Poor rearward visibility
  • Road noise can be invasive

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/121 Regular Unleaded I-5 2.5 L/151 Premium Unleaded V-6 3.7 L/226
MPG 22 City / 30 Hwy 22 City / 29 Hwy 18 City / 26 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Convertible Hatchback Coupe

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 101.5 100 100.4
Length, Overall (in) 174.1 168.4 167.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.5 71.2 72.6
Height, Overall (in) 56.8 58.5 51.8

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Convertible Hardtop Standard
Dual Moonroof Standard
Sun/Moon Roof Standard
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard
Rear Spoiler Optional Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3569 2983 3272

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Optional Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
HID headlights Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4 4 2
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 77.4 85.1 51.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 39.4 38.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 41.3 42.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 55.3 54.4
Front Hip Room (in) 54.6
Second Head Room (in) 35.8 37.1
Second Leg Room (in) 32.5 31.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 41.5 49
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 29.9
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 6.6

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Standard
Heated Driver Seat Standard Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat 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
Side Air Bag Standard Standard 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
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Rollover Protection System Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Optional
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
5 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-5 Premium Unleaded V-6
Displacement 2.0 L/121 2.5 L/151 3.7 L/226
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 200 @ 5100 170 @ 5700 332 @ 7000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 207 @ 1700 177 @ 4250 270 @ 5200
Transmission Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Turning diameter 35.8 35.4 32.8

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 (Est) 22 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 (Est) 29 26
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 14.5 19

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link

Transmission

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