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2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

4dr Sedan

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4dr Sedan

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2010 Volkswagen Jetta
(2010 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan shown)
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2014 Kia Forte
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*Does not include customer cash-back incentives or options
N/A    $16,541*
MSRP $22,830 $15,900
Destination Charge $750 $800
Invoice Price $21,528 $15,599
Total List Price $23,580 $16,700
Available Engines 140-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (diesel) 148-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Available Transmissions 6-speed manual w/OD 6-speed auto-shift manual w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed manual w/OD
Fuel Economy City 30 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 41 mpg 37 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data    
Other, Overall Rollover Rating
Side - Pole, Side - Pole -
Side, Rear Seat -
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Driver
Overall, Overall -
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (REAR) -
Front, Overall Front -
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (FRONT) -
Front, Driver's
Side, Front Seat -
Side - Barrier, Side - Barrier -
Front, Passenger's
Side, Overall Side -
IIHS Crash Test Data    
Front, Head/Neck - Acceptable
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot Marginal Good
Side, Driver Torso Good Acceptable
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Good Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection Good Good
Front, Retraints and dummy kinematics - Poor
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Good Good
Front, Chest - Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good Good
Front, Lower leg/foot - Marginal
Front, Structure and safety cage - Poor
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Good Good
Side, Structure/safety cage Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good Good
Other, Roof Strength Good Good
Front, Overall evaluation - Poor
Front, Hip/thigh - Poor
Side, Overall Side Good Good
Side, Driver Head Protection Good Good
Overview 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2014 Kia Forte LX
Safety Overview Standard:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes
Available:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt
N/A
Drive-Type Overview front wheel drive front wheel drive
Audio Overview Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 6-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder, 10, theft deterrent, window grid diversity antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 4, window grid antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 6-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder
Available:
6
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
N/A
Interior 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2014 Kia Forte LX
Air conditioning, front manual manual
Air filter Standard Standard
Underseat ducts Standard Standard
Cargo concealed storage N/A Standard
Cargo net Available Available
Cargo tie downs Standard N/A
Clock in-dash in-dash
Compass Standard Available
Cruise control Standard Available
Cup holders front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim leather urethane
12V DC power outlet 3 2
Overhead console Standard:
mini with storage
N/A
Available:
mini
N/A
Floor console full full
Floor mats Standard:
carpeted front & rear
Available:
carpeted front & rear
Available:
rubber front & rear
N/A
Front windows power power
Rear windows power power
1-Touch Window Up front and rear N/A
1-Touch Window Down front and rear driver
Programmable garage door opener N/A Available
Instrumentation analog analog
Driver information center Standard N/A
Tachometer Standard Standard
Trip computer Standard Standard
Water temp gauge Standard Standard
Low fuel warning Standard Standard
Service interval warning N/A Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard Standard
Lighting - glovebox N/A Standard
Lighting - map lights front N/A
Lighting - dome light fade fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard Standard
Illuminated vanity mirrors driver and passenger Available:
driver and passenger
Rear window defogger Standard Standard
Rearview mirror day-night Standard:
day-night
N/A Available:
auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger
Fuel door release power mechanical
Remote trunk release power mechanical
Retained accessory power Standard Standard
Seatback storage pockets 2 Available:
1
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard
Steering wheel material leather urethane
Tire inflator N/A Standard
Seats 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2014 Kia Forte LX
Front seat type bucket bucket
Seating capacity 5 passengers 5 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 2-way power 6-way
Front passenger seat direction controls 2-way power 4-way
Lumbar support driver and passenger N/A
Front armrests center Standard:
center
N/A Available:
center sliding
Front head restraints adjustable adjustable
Heated front seats driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback N/A
Rear seats 60-40 bench 60-40 bench
Rear armrest with pass-thru Available
Rear head restraints 3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable
Seat trim leatherette cloth
Entertainment 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2014 Kia Forte LX
Radio AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player Standard:
in-dash mounted 6-disc
in-dash mounted single
Available:
in-dash mounted single
N/A
MP3 capability Standard Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard Standard
Steering wheel audio controls Standard Standard
Speakers 10 Standard:
4
N/A Available:
6
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard Standard
Entertainment system Available:
with DVD
N/A
Navigation system Available N/A
1st row LCD screen 1 N/A
Bluetooth Compatibility Standard Standard
Safety and Security 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2014 Kia Forte LX
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Occupant sensor Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Height adjustable safety belts front front
Seatbelt pretensioners Standard:
front
front
Available:
front and rear
N/A
Headlights halogen halogen
Exterior light control N/A auto off
Delay off headlamps N/A Standard
Headlight washer N/A Standard
Daytime running lights Standard N/A
Illuminated entry Standard Standard
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) Available:
keyfob (all doors)
Panic alarm Standard Available
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard Standard
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Standard N/A
Ignition disable Standard N/A
Theft deterrent radio Standard N/A
Low tire pressure warning Standard Standard
Warranty 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2014 Kia Forte LX
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 36/36,000 60/60,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 60/60,000 120/100,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 144/unlimited 60/100,000
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 36/36,000 60/60,000
Warranty - Maintenance (mths/miles) 36/36,000 N/A
Exterior 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2014 Kia Forte LX
Antenna window grid window grid
Body material fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Bodyside moldings Available:
black
N/A
Grille trim chrome black w/chrome surround
Door count 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door trunk trunk
Tinted windows light light
Rear window type fixed fixed
Mirrors dual power remote dual power remote
Heated side mirrors Standard Standard
Sunroof Available:
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
N/A
Spoiler Available:
wing
Available:
lip
Available:
lip
N/A
Tires Standard:
P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS
Standard:
P195/65HR15.0 BSW AS
Available:
P225/45HR17.0 BSW AS
Available:
P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS
Available:
P225/40HR18.0 BSW AS
N/A
Wheels Standard:
16" silver aluminum
Standard:
15" steel
Available:
17" silver aluminum
Available:
16" silver aluminum
Available:
18" black aluminum
Available:
steel
Available:
18" silver aluminum
N/A
Available:
17" painted aluminum
N/A
Spare tire and wheel full-size steel N/A
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent
Mud flaps Available Available
Mechanical 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2014 Kia Forte LX
Engine 2.0L I-4 1.8L I-4
Engine - valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Turbocharger intercooled turbo N/A
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard Standard
Drive type front-wheel front-wheel
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard N/A
Suspension tuning regular regular
Front suspension type strut strut
Front anti-roll bar Standard Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil
Rear suspension type multi-link semi-independent torsion beam
Rear anti-roll bar Standard N/A
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil coil
Electronic stability system Standard Standard
Tiptronic automatic Available Available
Transmission Standard:
6-spd man w/OD
Standard:
6-spd man w/OD
Available:
6-spd auto-shift man w/OD
Available:
6-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio Standard:
3.45
Standard:
4.33
Available:
4.12
Available:
3.07
Remote vehicle starting system N/A Available
Specifications 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2014 Kia Forte LX
Exterior length 179.3 " 179.5 "
Exterior body width 70.1 " 70.1 "
Exterior height 57.4 " 56.5 "
Engine 2.0L I-4 1.8L I-4
Horsepower 140 @ 4,000 rpm 148 @ 6,500 rpm
Torque 236 @ 1,750 rpm 131 @ 4,700 rpm
Fuel economy - city 30 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 41 mpg 37 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.19 / 3.76 " 3.19 / 3.43 "
Curb weight Standard:
3,184 lbs.
Standard:
2,736 lbs.
Available:
3,239 lbs.
Available:
2,776 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) Standard:
4,366 lbs.
N/A
Available:
4,410 lbs.
N/A
Payload Standard:
1,061 lbs.
N/A
Available:
1,050 lbs.
N/A
Wheelbase 101.5 " 106.3 "
Front track 60.6 " Standard:
61.5 "
N/A Available:
61.1 "
Rear track 59.8 " Standard:
62.0 "
N/A Available:
61.7 "
Turning radius 17.9 ' 17.4 '
Drag coefficient .31 .27
Front legroom 41.2 " 42.2 "
Rear legroom 35.4 " 35.9 "
Front headroom 38.5 " 39.1 "
Rear headroom 37.2 " 37.3 "
Front hiproom N/A 53.8 "
Rear hiproom N/A 53.1 "
Front shoulder room 54.8 " 56.1 "
Rear shoulder room 53.1 " 54.9 "
Luggage volume 16.0 cu.ft. 14.9 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 16.0 cu.ft. 14.9 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 91 cu.ft. 96 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 14.5 gal. 13.2 gal.