2003 Volkswagen GTI specs & colors

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Key specs

Color options


Slate Blue

Cypress / Dark Cypress

Medium Tan



EPA Classification Compact

Front Wheel Size 16 x 6.5 in
Rear Wheel Size 16 x 6.5 in
Spare Wheel Size 16 x 6.5 in
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120

Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 1.8L/109
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 180 @ 5500
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 173 @ 1950

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 31 MPG
Cruising Range - City 348.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 24 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 449.50 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi

Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Trans Type 5
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.30
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.94
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.06
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.65

Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam

Brake Type Pwr
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.3 x 0.98 in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 9.1 x 0.35 in
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available

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

Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.6
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.04
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 35.8 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft

Front Tire Size P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Size P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size P205/55HR16

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs

Base Curb Weight 2932 lbs

Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume 88 ft³
Front Head Room 38.6 in
Front Leg Room 41.5 in
Front Shoulder Room 53.7 in
Front Hip Room 55.5 in
Second Head Room 37.4 in
Second Leg Room 33.5 in
Second Shoulder Room 52.7 in
Second Hip Room 57.6 in
Wheelbase 98.9 in
Length, Overall 164.9 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 68.3 in
Height, Overall 56.7 in
Track Width, Front 59.6 in
Track Width, Rear 58.8 in
Min Ground Clearance 5.1 in
Liftover Height N/A in
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up 18.0 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down 41.8 ft³
Trunk Volume N/A ft³

Leather shift knob Standard
Body-color door handles Standard
Clutch/starter interlock Standard
Pwr windows-inc: driver-side 1-touch up/down feature, pinch protection Standard
Fully carpeted luggage compartment-inc: lamp, removable cover Standard
LEV certified (1.8L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
Cruise control Standard
Rear child seat tether anchorage points w/markings (LATCH) Standard
Body-color side moldings Standard
Dual exhaust pipes Standard
Side Curtain Protection Standard
Front/rear telescopic shock absorbers Standard
Open door warning/courtesy lamps Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
Leather hand brake grip Standard
Collapsible steering column Standard
Front/rear coil springs/stabilizer bars Standard
Front seatback pockets Standard
CD changer preparation-inc: wiring harness, mounting shelf Standard
3-point front/rear seat belts w/height adjusters Standard
Covered illuminated visor vanity mirrors Standard
Traction control w/electronic differential lock & anti-slip regulation (ASR) Standard
P205/55HR16 all-season SBR tires Standard
Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags Standard
Remote keyless entry Standard
Pwr front vented/rear solid disc brakes Standard
3-spoke padded leather-wrapped tilt steering wheel Standard
Independent torsion beam axle rear suspension Standard
Dual-note horn Standard
Darkened tail lamp lenses Standard
Center console-inc: rubber-lined rear compartment w/rear ash tray, auxiliary pwr outlet, (2) front/(1) rear cup holders Standard
Blue backlit instrumentation-inc: speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip odometer, temp/fuel gauges, warning lights, digital clock, brake wear indicator Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
14.5 gallon fuel tank Standard
Rear window defroster Standard
Roof-mounted black whip antenna Standard
Height-adjustable/telescopic/theft-deterrent steering column Standard
Fully reclining front sport cloth bucket seats w/4-way adjustable headrests, height adjusters, easy-entry feature Standard
Headlamps-on warning tone Standard
Rear heating/air conditioning ducts Standard
Front/rear carpeted floor mats Standard
Full-size steel spare wheel/tire Standard
Body-color grille w/center logo Standard
Molded door trim w/cloth inserts Standard
Aero 2-speed variable intermittent windshield wipers Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Independent MacPherson strut front suspension Standard
Remote hatch/fuel door releases Standard
Traction control w/electronic differential lock & anti-slip regulation (ASR) Standard
Integrated armrests in door/side panels Standard
Interior dome lamp w/time delay Standard
(2) front/(2) rear passenger assist handles Standard
(4) cargo tie-down hooks Standard
Digital electronic ignition w/knock sensor Standard
Body-color front/rear bumpers w/black lower section Standard
Air conditioning w/dust/pollen/odor filter Standard
Dash-mounted retractable front cup holders Standard
Illuminated lockable glove box Standard
Tinted green glass w/gray shade band on upper windshield Standard
Front seat pretensioners/load limiters Standard
60/40 split/fold rear seat w/height-adjustable head restraints for all seating positions Standard
Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams Standard
Premium AM/FM stereo w/cassette/CD player-inc: CD changer controls, (8) speakers Standard
Immobilizer theft-deterrent system Standard
Front door storage pockets w/rubber lining Standard
120-amp alternator Standard
Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system Standard
Rear intermittent wiper/washer Standard
Body-color heated pwr mirrors Standard
(2) front/(2) rear reading lamps Standard
60 amp/hr battery Standard
5-speed manual transmission w/OD Standard
City 24/hwy 31 (1.8L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
Audible/visible anti-theft vehicle alarm system for doors/hood/hatch/radio/ starter Standard
16" x 6.5" alloy wheels w/anti-theft wheel locks Standard
Front/rear sport suspension Standard
Pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
Third center sunvisor Standard
Folding front center armrest w/storage compartment Standard
1.8L DOHC SMPI 20-valve I4 turbocharged engine Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Central pwr locking system-inc: automatic pwr door locks, key-operated window open/close, selective unlocking from front doors Standard
Front wheel drive Standard

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