Model Compare

Comparing the "2006 Volkswagen Jetta" and "2006 Chevrolet Cobalt"

Overview

MSRP

$17,900

$12,400

MPG (Combined)

Not Available

Not Available

Engine

150-hp, 2.5-liter I-5 (regular gas)

145-hp, 2.2-liter I-4 (regular gas)

Transmission

5-speed manual w/OD ,

6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual

4-speed automatic w/OD ,

5-speed manual w/OD

Drivetrain

FWD

FWD

Seats

5

5

Consumer Rating

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Pricing

List Price

$18,530

$12,990

MSRP

$17,900

$12,400

Invoice Price

$17,049

$11,718

Destination Charge

$630

$590

Fuel Economy

Combined MPG

Not Available

Not Available

City MPG

22

25

Highway MPG

30

34

Convenience

Cruise Control

Standard

Available

Adaptive Cruise Control

Not available

Not available

Compass

Not available

Not available

Illuminated Vanity Mirrors

Driver and passenger

Not available

Steering Wheel Material

Urethane

Urethane

Gear Shift Knob Trim

Urethane

Urethane

Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column

Standard

Standard

Clock

In-dash

In-radio display

12-Volt DC Power Outlet

3

2

Retained Accessory Power

Standard

Standard

Dome Light

Fade

Fade

Glovebox Light

Standard

Not available

Map Light

Front

Not available

Cargo Light

Standard

Standard

Cupholders

Front

Front and rear

Programmable Garage-Door Opener

Not available

Not available

Voice Recorder

Not available

Not available

Tire Mobility Kit

Not available

Not available

Rearview Mirror

Day-night

Day-night

Rear Window Defogger

Standard

Standard

Floor Mats

Carpeted front & rear

Available: Carpeted front & rear

USB Ports

Not available

Not available

Hands Free Auto-Opening Liftgate/Trunk

Not available

Not available

Proximity Key

Not available

Not available

Specifications

Length

179.3 "

180.5 "

Wheelbase

101.5 "

103.3 "

Front Track

60.7 "

58.7 "

Rear Track

59.7 "

58.1 "

Width

69.3 "

67.9 "

Turning Radius

17.9 '

16.7 '

Height

57.5 "

55.5 "

Horsepower

150 @ 5,000 rpm

145 @ 5,600 rpm

Torque

170 @ 3,750 rpm

155 @ 4,000 rpm

Fuel Tank Capacity

14.5 gal.

13.0 gal.

Bore and Stroke

3.25 / 3.65 "

3.39 / 3.72 "

Drag Coefficient

.31

Not available

Curb Weight

3,230 lbs.

2,991 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating

Not available

Not available

Maximum Trailer Weight

Not available

1,000 lbs.

Passenger Volume

91 cu.ft.

83 cu.ft.

Front Legroom

41.2 "

42.0 "

Front Headroom

38.5 "

38.7 "

Front Hip Room

Not available

49.5 "

Front Shoulder Room

54.8 "

53.0 "

Rear Legroom

35.4 "

32.2 "

Rear Headroom

37.2 "

35.7 "

Rear Hip Room

Not available

46.1 "

Rear Shoulder Room

53.1 "

49.0 "

Maximum Luggage Volume

16.0 cu.ft.

13.9 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume

16.0 cu.ft.

13.9 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume Seats Folded

Not available

Not available

Maximum Interior Cargo Volume

16.0 cu.ft.

13.9 cu.ft.

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