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2012 Volkswagen Golf R 2-Door

2dr All-wheel Drive Hatchback

2014 FIAT 500L Pop

4dr Hatchback

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2012 Volkswagen Golf R
(2012 Volkswagen Golf R 2dr AWD Hatchback shown)
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2014 FIAT 500L
(2014 FIAT 500L 4dr Hatchback shown)
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MSRP $33,990 $19,195
Destination Charge $770 $850
Invoice Price $32,631 $19,050
Total List Price $34,760 $20,045
Available Engines 256-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (premium) 160-hp, 1.4-liter I-4 (premium)
Available Transmissions 6-speed manual w/OD 6-speed manual w/OD
Fuel Economy City 19 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 27 mpg 33 mpg
IIHS Crash Test Data    
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot - Good
Side, Driver Torso - Good
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg - Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints - Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry - Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg - Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck - Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck - Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection - Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck - Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso - Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear - Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest - Good
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot - Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating - Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front - Good
Side, Structure/safety cage - Good
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage - Good
Other, Roof Strength - Good
Side, Overall Side - Good
Side, Driver Head Protection - Good
Overview 2012 Volkswagen Golf R 2-Door 2014 FIAT 500L Pop
Safety Overview 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, immobilizer
Drive-Type Overview all wheel drive front wheel drive
Audio Overview Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 6-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder, 8, theft deterrent, window grid diversity antenna, radio steering wheel controls
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6, integrated roof antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
N/A
Available:
8 brand, amplifier, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
N/A
Interior 2012 Volkswagen Golf R 2-Door 2014 FIAT 500L Pop
Air conditioning, front dual zone front automatic manual
Air filter Standard Standard
Underseat ducts Standard N/A
Cargo concealed storage Standard N/A
Cargo tie downs Standard N/A
Clock in-dash in-dash
Compass Standard N/A
Cruise control Standard Standard
Cup holders front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim leather/aluminum urethane
12V DC power outlet 2 1
Overhead console mini with storage mini
Floor console full full
Floor mats carpeted front & rear carpeted front & rear
Front windows power power
Rear windows fixed power
1-Touch Window Up driver and passenger front and rear
1-Touch Window Down driver and passenger front and rear
Instrumentation analog analog
Driver information center Standard Standard
Tachometer Standard Standard
Trip computer Standard Standard
Water temp gauge Standard Standard
Low fuel warning Standard Standard
Service interval warning Standard Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard Standard
Lighting - glovebox Standard N/A
Lighting - map lights front & rear front
Lighting - dome light fade fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard Standard
Illuminated vanity mirrors driver and passenger N/A
Rear window defogger Standard Standard
Rearview mirror day-night day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger
Retained accessory power Standard Standard
Seatback storage pockets 2 2
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard
Steering wheel material leather urethane
Tire mobility kit N/A Standard
Seats 2012 Volkswagen Golf R 2-Door 2014 FIAT 500L Pop
Front seat type sport bucket
Seating capacity 5 passengers 5 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 6-way 6-way
Front passenger seat direction controls 6-way 6-way
Lumbar support driver and passenger N/A
Front armrests center center
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 split-bench
Rear armrest with pass-thru N/A
Rear head restraints 3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable
Seat trim leather cloth
Entertainment 2012 Volkswagen Golf R 2-Door 2014 FIAT 500L Pop
Radio AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM stereo, 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
Voice recognition N/A Standard
Speakers Standard:
8
6
Available:
8 brand
N/A
Amplifier Available N/A
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard N/A
Navigation system Available N/A
1st row LCD screen 1 1
Bluetooth Compatibility Standard Standard
Safety and Security 2012 Volkswagen Golf R 2-Door 2014 FIAT 500L Pop
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
Airbags, knee protection N/A driver
Occupant sensor Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Height adjustable safety belts front N/A
Seatbelt pretensioners front front
Headlights high intensity low/high beam halogen
Exterior light control N/A auto off
Delay off headlamps N/A Standard
Headlight washer N/A Standard
Daytime running lights Standard Standard
Directionally adaptive headlights Standard N/A
Illuminated entry Standard Standard
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Keyless access system Available N/A
Panic alarm Standard N/A
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks N/A Standard
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Standard Standard
Ignition disable Standard Standard
First aid kit Available N/A
Theft deterrent radio Standard N/A
Low tire pressure warning Standard Standard
Warranty 2012 Volkswagen Golf R 2-Door 2014 FIAT 500L Pop
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 36/36,000 48/50,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 60/60,000 48/50,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 144/unlimited 144/unlimited
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 36/36,000 48/unlimited
Warranty - Maintenance (mths/miles) 36/36,000 N/A
Exterior 2012 Volkswagen Golf R 2-Door 2014 FIAT 500L Pop
Antenna window grid integrated roof
Body material fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Bodyside moldings N/A body-colored
Grille trim black with chrome bar
Fog/driving lights front N/A
Door count 2 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door liftgate liftgate
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 lip lip
Tires P225/40HR18.0 BSW performance AS P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS
Wheels 18" silver aluminum 16" steel
Spare tire and wheel full-size steel Available:
compact steel
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent
Rear window wipers fixed interval fixed interval
Mechanical 2012 Volkswagen Golf R 2-Door 2014 FIAT 500L Pop
Engine 2.0L I-4 1.4L I-4
Engine - valvetrain DOHC SOHC
Turbocharger intercooled turbo intercooled turbo
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard Standard
Drive type all wheel front-wheel
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard N/A
Suspension tuning sport 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
Transmission 6-spd man w/OD Standard:
6-spd man w/OD
N/A Available:
6-spd auto-shift man w/OD
Axle ratio 4.24 Standard:
3.83
N/A Available:
4.12
Specifications 2012 Volkswagen Golf R 2-Door 2014 FIAT 500L Pop
Exterior length 165.8 " 166.5 "
Exterior body width 70.3 " 69.8 "
Exterior height 57.5 " 65.7 "
Engine 2.0L I-4 1.4L I-4
Horsepower 256 @ 6,000 rpm 160 @ 5,500 rpm
Torque 243 @ 2,400 rpm 184 @ 2,500 rpm
SAEJ1349 AUG2004 compliant N/A Standard
Fuel economy - city 19 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 27 mpg 33 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.25 / 3.65 " 2.83 / 3.31 "
Curb weight 3,325 lbs. Standard:
3,203 lbs.
N/A Available:
3,254 lbs.
Payload 1,221 lbs. N/A
Wheelbase 101.5 " 102.8 "
Front track 60.4 " 59.1 "
Rear track 59.6 " 59.4 "
Turning radius 17.9 ' 16.2 '
Ground clearance N/A 4.7 "
Drag coefficient .34 .31
Front legroom 41.2 " 40.3 "
Rear legroom 35.5 " 35.2 "
Front headroom 39.3 " 40.7 "
Rear headroom 38.5 " 39.3 "
Front hiproom N/A 53.6 "
Rear hiproom N/A 53.0 "
Front shoulder room 54.7 " 57.3 "
Rear shoulder room 53.6 " 54.7 "
Luggage volume 15.3 cu.ft. 23.1 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 46.0 cu.ft. 68.0 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 93 cu.ft. 100 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 14.5 gal. 13.2 gal.