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4dr HB Man Wolfsburg PZEV
  • 4dr HB Man Wolfsburg PZEV
  • 4dr HB DSG Wolfsburg PZEV
  • 4dr HB Man Driver's Edition PZEV
  • 4dr HB DSG Driver's Edition PZEV
4dr Sdn S
  • 4dr Sdn S
  • 4dr Sdn SE
  • 5dr HB SE
  • 4dr Sdn Titanium
  • 5dr HB Titanium
  • 5dr HB ST
Automatic
  • Automatic
  • Manual with Special Edition
  • Automatic with Special Edition
  • Automatic with Technology Package
  • V6 Automatic with Technology Package

Prices

MSRP $25,095 $16,810 $30,635
Invoice $24,091 $15,843 $28,835
Avg. Paid N/A $17,143 N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.6 8.3 8.0
Critics' Rating 9.3 9.0 8.0
Performance 8.9 8.5 7.6
Interior 9.1 7.7 7.9
Safety 9.7 9.0 9.0
Reliability 2.0 2.5 4.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • High-quality interior
  • Spacious front and rear seats
  • Good cargo space
  • Great all-around performance
  • Attractive, high-quality interior
  • Superb handling
  • Good fuel economy
  • Powerful V6 engine option
  • Balanced handling
  • Generous standard features list
Cons
  • Sluggish navigation system with small screen
  • Confusing tech features
  • Button-heavy center stack
  • Limited rear-seat legroom

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/121 Regular Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/122 Premium Unleaded I-4 2.4 L/144
MPG 21 City / 31 Hwy 26 City / 36 Hwy 22 City / 31 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Hatchback Sedan Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 101.5 104.3 106.5
Length, Overall (in) 165.9 178.5 185.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70 71.8 72.4
Height, Overall (in) 57.8 57.7 56.7

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3113 2935 3479

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

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

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 92.9 90.7 94.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 38.3 37.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 41.9 42.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 55.6 57.8
Front Hip Room (in) 53.9 55.6
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 38 37
Second Leg Room (in) 35.5 33.2 34.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 53.7 56.1
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7 54.2
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 46
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 13.2 14

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Optional Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard
Heated Driver Seat Standard Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Seat Memory Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat 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 Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes 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
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 Premium Unleaded I-4
Displacement 2.0 L/121 2.0 L/122 2.4 L/144
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 200 @ 5100 160 @ 6500 201 @ 7000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 207 @ 1700 146 @ 4450 170 @ 4300
Transmission Manual w/OD Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 35.8 36 36.7

Fuel

Flexible Fuel Capability Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 (Est) 26 (Est) 22 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 (Est) 36 (Est) 31 (Est)
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 12.4 18.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Short And Long Arm Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Short And Long Arm Multi-Link

Transmission

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