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4dr HB Man TDI
$25,200
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4dr Sdn 328d RWD
$38,600
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4dr Sdn Manual 1.6 S
$11,990
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5dr HB Manual 1.6 S
$14,180
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Overview

Door
4-door 4-door 4-door 4-door
Seats
5 5 5 5
Engine

140.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Diesel Fuel)

180.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Diesel Fuel)

109.0-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

109.0-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
34 37 30 30
Size
165.4" length, 58.2" height 182.5" length, 56.3" height 175.4" length, 59.6" height 163.7" length, 60.5" height
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Pastel Pebble Beige

Black w / Red Highlight

Saddle Brown

Black

Venetian Beige

Oyster / Black / Dark Oyster

Coral Red w / Black Highlight

Veneto Beige

Medium Grey

Medium Grey

Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

6-Speed M/T

8-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars Compact Cars Midsize Cars

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 in 17 X 7.5 in 15 X 5.5 in 15 X 5.5 in
Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 in 17 X 7.5 in 15 X 5.5 in 15 X 5.5 in
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Size
Full-Size in N/A Compact in Compact in
Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A Steel Steel
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Steel Steel

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 180 110 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
480 900 470 470

Engine

Displacement
2.0 L/120 2.0 L/122 1.6 L/98 1.6 L/98
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 4000 180 @ 4000 109 @ 6000 109 @ 6000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
236 @ 1750 280 @ 1750 107 @ 4400 107 @ 4400
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-4 Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
34 MPG 37 MPG 30 MPG 30 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
42 MPG 45 MPG 36 MPG 36 MPG
Cruising Range - City
435.00 mi 480.00 mi 291.60 mi 291.60 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
30 MPG 32 MPG 27 MPG 27 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy
609.00 mi 675.00 mi 388.80 mi 388.80 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut Strut Strut

Brakes

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc Front Disc/Rear Drum Front Disc/Rear Drum
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.7 in 11.8 in 8 in 8 in
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.3 in 12.3 in 10 in 10 in
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes N/A N/A
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.5 gal 15 gal 10.8 gal 10.8 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.8 ft 37.1 ft 34.8 ft 34.2 ft
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Tires

Front Tire Size
P225/45HR17 P225/50VR17 P185/65HR15 P185/65HR15
Rear Tire Size
P225/45HR17 P225/50VR17 P185/65HR15 P185/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size N/A Compact Compact

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3074 lbs 3460 lbs 2363 lbs 2414 lbs

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity
5 5 5 5
Second Head Room
38.5 in 37.7 in 36.6 in 38 in
Track Width, Front
60.7 in 60.3 in 58.3 in 58.3 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.3 in 71.3 in 66.7 in 66.7 in
Front Leg Room
41.2 in 42 in 41.8 in 41.3 in
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
15.2 ft³ - - 18.8 ft³
Wheelbase
101.5 in 110.6 in 102.4 in 102.4 in
Passenger Volume
92.9 ft³ N/A 90.2 ft³ 94.1 ft³
Front Shoulder Room
54.7 in 55.1 in 51.7 in 51.7 in
Front Head Room
39.3 in 40.3 in 39.8 in 40.8 in
Height, Overall
58.2 in 56.3 in 59.6 in 60.5 in
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A 48.1 in 48.5 in
Liftover Height
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Second Leg Room
35.5 in 35.1 in 37 in 38.3 in
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
46 ft³ - - 38.3 ft³
Track Width, Rear
59.6 in 61.9 in 58.5 in 58.5 in
Length, Overall
165.4 in 182.5 in 175.4 in 163.7 in
Second Shoulder Room
52.8 in 55.1 in 51.9 in 51.9 in
Min Ground Clearance
5.4 in N/A N/A N/A
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A 46.2 in 48.8 in
Trunk Volume
N/A 13 ft³ 14.9 ft³ N/A

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