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2014 Volkswagen GTI
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2010 Volkswagen New Beetle
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2009 Volkswagen Rabbit
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5L Inline-5 Gas
Engine
2.5L Inline-5 Gas
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
12 ft³
Trunk Volume
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.5L Inline-5 Gas
2.5L Inline-5 Gas
Horsepower
200 hp @ 5100-6000 rpm
150 hp @ 5000 rpm
170 hp @ 5700 rpm
Torque
207 lb-ft @ 1800-5000 rpm
170 lb-ft @ 3750 rpm
177 lb-ft @ 4250 rpm
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,113 lbs
2,884 lbs
3,072 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
25 MPG
23 MPG
24 MPG
City
21 MPG
20 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
31 MPG
28 MPG
30 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 Tons/yr
8.1 Tons/yr
N/A
EPA rating
N/A
6
7

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
14.5 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
304.5 miles
290 miles
304.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
449.5 miles
406 miles
435 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
165.8 in
161.1 in
165.8 in
Height
57.8 in
59 in
58.2 in
Max Width
70 in
67.9 in
69.3 in
Front Width
60.4 in
59.4 in
60.6 in
Rear Width
59.7 in
58.8 in
59.8 in
Wheelbase
101.5 in
98.8 in
101.5 in
Ground Clearance
5 in
4.6 in
5.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
4 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.2 in
39.4 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.3 in
38.2 in
39.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.7 in
52.8 in
54.7 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.5 in
33.5 in
35.3 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.5 in
36.7 in
38.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.6 in
49.3 in
54.6 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
N/A
12 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
15.3 ft³
N/A
15.1 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
35.8 ft
35.8 ft
35.7 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
18" x TBD
16" x 6.5"
15" x 6"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x TBD
16" x 6.5"
15" x 6"

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
MacPherson strut
Independent
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Torsion Beam
Independent

Tires

Front Tire
225/40R18
P205/55HR16
195/65HR15
Rear Tire
225/40R18
P205/55HR16
195/65HR15
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Interlagos, Cloth seat trim
  • Black, V-Tex leatherette seat trim
  • Cream, V-Tex leatherette seat trim
  • White, V-Tex leatherette seat trim
  • Anthracite, Media cloth seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Not Available
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Comfort

Power Mirror(s)
Not Available
Standard
Standard
A/C
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

ABS
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Not Available
Not Available
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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