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Here's how the 2014 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen and the 2014 Volkswagen Golf measure up.
$20,995
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$25,200
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Overview

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

170.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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

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Combined MPG
26 34 -
Size
179.4" length, 59.2" height 165.4" length, 58.2" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Charcoal Black

Pastel Pebble Beige

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Compact Cars -

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in 17 X 7.5 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Size
Full-Size in Full-Size in -
Rear Wheel Size
16 X 6.5 in 17 X 7.5 in -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 140 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 480 -

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
177 @ 4250 236 @ 1750 -
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-5 Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-4 -
Displacement
2.5 L/151 2.0 L/120 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 5700 140 @ 4000 -

Mileage

Cruising Range - Hwy
478.50 mi 609.00 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
333.50 mi 435.00 mi -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
26 MPG 34 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
33 MPG 42 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
23 MPG 30 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -

Suspension

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

Brakes

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

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.5 gal 14.5 gal -

Steering

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

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P225/45HR17 -
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Full-Size -
Front Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P225/45HR17 -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3186 lbs 3074 lbs -

Dimensions

Front Head Room
38.4 in 39.3 in -
Second Shoulder Room
53.1 in 52.8 in -
Trunk Volume
N/A N/A -
Track Width, Rear
59.6 in 59.6 in -
Second Head Room
38.1 in 38.5 in -
Second Leg Room
35.5 in 35.5 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
- 46 ft³ -
Height, Overall
59.2 in 58.2 in -
Track Width, Front
60.7 in 60.7 in -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
- 15.2 ft³ -
Front Leg Room
41.1 in 41.2 in -
Length, Overall
179.4 in 165.4 in -
Wheelbase
101.5 in 101.5 in -
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Passenger Volume
91.7 ft³ 92.9 ft³ -
Front Shoulder Room
54.8 in 54.7 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.1 in 70.3 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Min Ground Clearance
5.4 in 5.4 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
32.8 ft³ - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
N/A - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
N/A - -
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A - -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
N/A - -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
N/A - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
32.8 ft³ - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
N/A - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
66.9 ft³ - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
N/A - -
Rear Door Opening Height
N/A - -

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