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4dr Sdn Man Sport *Ltd Avail*
  • 4dr Manual SE PZEV Sedan
  • 4dr Auto SE PZEV Sedan
  • 4dr Manual SE with Connectivity PZEV Sedan
  • 4dr Manual TDI Value Edition Sedan
  • 4dr Auto SE with Connectivity PZEV Sedan
  • 4dr Manual SE with Connectivity & Sunroof PZEV Sedan
  • 4dr DSG TDI Value Edition Sedan
  • 4dr Auto SE with Connectivity & Sunroof PZEV Sedan
  • 4dr Manual GLI PZEV Sedan
  • 4dr DSG GLI PZEV Sedan
  • 4dr Auto SEL PZEV Sedan
  • 4dr Manual GLI Autobahn PZEV Sedan
  • 4dr Manual GLI Edition 30 Sedan
  • 4dr Manual GLI Edition 30 PZEV Sedan
  • 4dr DSG GLI Autobahn PZEV Sedan
  • 4dr DSG GLI Edition 30 Sedan
  • 4dr DSG GLI Edition 30 PZEV Sedan
  • 4dr Manual GLI Autobahn with Navigation PZEV Sedan
  • 4dr Manual GLI Edition 30 with Navigation Sedan
  • 4dr Manual GLI Edition 30 with Navigation PZEV Sedan
  • 4dr DSG GLI Autobahn with Navigation PZEV Sedan
  • 4dr DSG GLI Edition 30 with Navigation Sedan
  • 4dr DSG GLI Edition 30 with Navigation PZEV Sedan
  • 4dr Sdn Man Sport *Ltd Avail*
  • 4dr Sdn Man Sport PZEV *Ltd Avail*
  • 4dr Sdn Man Sport
  • 4dr Sdn Man Sport PZEV
  • 4dr Sdn DSG Sport *Ltd Avail*
  • 4dr Sdn DSG Sport PZEV *Ltd Avail*
  • 4dr Sdn Man R-Line *Ltd Avail*
  • 4dr Sdn Man R-Line PZEV *Ltd Avail*
  • 4dr Sdn DSG Sport
  • 4dr Sdn DSG Sport PZEV
  • 4dr Sdn Man R-Line
  • 4dr Sdn Man R-Line PZEV
  • 4dr Sdn DSG R-Line *Ltd Avail*
  • 4dr Sdn DSG R-Line PZEV *Ltd Avail*
  • 4dr Sdn DSG R-Line
  • 4dr Sdn DSG R-Line PZEV
  • 4dr Sdn DSG Executive
  • 4dr Sdn DSG Executive PZEV
  • 4dr Sdn VR6 Executive 4Motion
Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Sports Wagon
  • Wagon
  • Sports Wagon
  • Sedan
  • Sedan
  • Wagon
4dr Sdn CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr Sdn CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr Sdn CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Prestige
  • 4dr Sdn Man quattro 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr Sdn Man quattro 2.0T Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn Man quattro 2.0T Prestige
  • 4dr Sdn Auto quattro 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr Sdn Auto quattro 2.0T Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn Auto quattro 2.0T Prestige
  • 4dr Sdn Man Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn Man Prestige
  • 4dr Sdn S Tronic Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn S Tronic Prestige

Prices

MSRP $31,795 $32,750 $33,800
Invoice $30,491 $30,130 $31,434
Avg. Paid N/A $31,399 $32,974

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.9 8.6 8.5
Critics' Rating 8.1 9.1 8.8
Performance 7.7 8.5 8.3
Interior 7.6 7.8 8.2
Safety N/A 9.1 9.2
Reliability 3.0 3.5 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • High-quality interior
  • Strong, refined base engine
  • Balanced handling
  • Impressive handling and acceleration
  • Spacious cabin
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Top-notch interior materials
  • Balanced handling
  • Good fuel economy
Cons
  • Cramped back seat
  • Small trunk
  • Some cheap materials in base models
  • Some switchgear is hard to use
  • Complicated MMI infotainment system
  • Limited cargo capacity

General Specs

Transmission Manual Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/121 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/122 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/121
MPG 21 City / 32 Hwy 24 City / 36 Hwy 24 City / 32 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 106.7 110.6 110.6
Length, Overall (in) 188.9 182.5 185.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73 71.3 71.9
Height, Overall (in) 55.8 56.3 56.2

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3358 3295 3516

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
Chrome Wheels Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Standard Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard

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 Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard Optional Optional
Keyless Start Standard
Luggage Rack Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Remote Engine Start Standard 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 Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard Optional Optional
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 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 93.6 91
Front Head Room (in) 37.4 40.3 38
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 42 41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56 55.1 55.5
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 37.7 37.5
Second Leg Room (in) 37.3 35.1 35.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 55.1 54.3
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 13.2 13 12.4

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Optional Optional
Leather Seats Standard Optional Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Standard Optional
Vinyl Seats Standard Optional Optional
Cooled Rear Seat Standard Standard
Heated Driver Seat Standard Optional Optional
Heated Rear Seat Standard Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard Standard
Seat Memory Standard Optional Optional
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Optional Optional
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Fixed Bench Seat Standard
Split Bench Seat 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 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
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes 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 Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Leveling Headlights Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Displacement 2.0 L/121 2.0 L/122 2.0 L/121
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 200 @ 5100 180 @ 5000 220 @ 4450
Torque (Net @ RPM) 207 @ 1700 200 @ 1250 258 @ 1500
Transmission Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Turning diameter 37.4 37.1 37.7

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 24 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 36 32
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 15.8 16.1

Suspension

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

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard
8-Speed Automatic Standard
Continuously Variable Trans Standard
Manual Standard Optional
6-Speed Manual Standard Optional