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Coupe
  • Coupe
  • Coupe
Automatic
  • Automatic
  • Manual with Special Edition
  • Automatic with Special Edition
  • Automatic with Technology Package
  • V6 Automatic with Technology Package
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

Prices

MSRP $32,100 $30,635 $25,095
Invoice $29,530 $28,835 $24,091
Avg. Paid $31,775 N/A $24,225

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.6 8.0 8.6
Critics' Rating 9.2 8.0 9.3
Performance 8.7 7.6 8.9
Interior 7.3 7.9 9.1
Safety 10.0 9.0 9.7
Reliability 3.0 4.0 2.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Nimble handling
  • Powerful engine choices
  • Good fuel economy for the class
  • Powerful V6 engine option
  • Balanced handling
  • Generous standard features list
  • High-quality interior
  • Spacious front and rear seats
  • Good cargo space
  • Great all-around performance
Cons
  • Some low-quality interior trim
  • Button-heavy center stack
  • Limited rear-seat legroom
  • Sluggish navigation system with small screen

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Manual
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/122 Premium Unleaded I-4 2.4 L/144 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/121
MPG 23 City / 36 Hwy 22 City / 31 Hwy 21 City / 31 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Coupe Sedan Hatchback

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 105.9 106.5 101.5
Length, Overall (in) 174.5 185.6 165.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.8 72.4 70
Height, Overall (in) 55.8 56.7 57.8

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 Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3300 3479 3113

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional Standard 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
HID headlights Optional 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 Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers 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 Optional Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory 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 4 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 94.5 92.9
Front Head Room (in) 40.1 37.6 39.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 42.4 41.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 57.8 54.7
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.5 37 38.5
Second Leg Room (in) 33 34.3 35.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.4 56.1 52.8
Second Hip Room (in) 54.2
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 46
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 13.7 14

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard
Leather Seats Optional Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional Standard Standard
Driver Lumbar Optional Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Optional Standard
Seat Memory Optional Standard
Power Driver Seat Optional Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Optional Standard 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 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
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Leveling Headlights Optional
Lane Departure Warning Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard Standard
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Displacement 2.0 L/122 2.4 L/144 2.0 L/121
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 240 @ 5000 201 @ 7000 200 @ 5100
Torque (Net @ RPM) 255 @ 1250 170 @ 4300 207 @ 1700
Transmission Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Turning diameter 35.6 36.7 35.8

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 22 (Est) 21 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 31 (Est) 31 (Est)
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.7 18.5 14.5

Suspension

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

Transmission

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