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2012 Volkswagen GTI w/Conv & Sunroof specs & colors

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2012 Volkswagen GTI w/Conv & Sunroof

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EPA Classification Compact Cars
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size Compact in
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size 18 x -TBD- in
Rear Wheel Size 18 x -TBD- in
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) N/A
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 207 @ 1800-5000
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4
Displacement 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5100-6000
Fuel Economy Est-Combined 27 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Cruising Range - City 348.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 33 MPG
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
Cruising Range - Hwy 478.50 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 24 MPG
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.98
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.08
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.46
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.46
Trans Type 6
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.15
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/manual shift
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.92
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.06/3.14
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Not Available
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Not Available
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 12.3 x 1.0 in
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.3 x 0.5 in
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 14.5 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 35.8 ft
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.6
Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Tire Size 225/40R18
Rear Tire Size 225/40R18
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs
Base Curb Weight 3213 lbs
Length, Overall 165.8 in
Track Width, Rear 59.7 in
Second Leg Room 35.5 in
Front Hip Room N/A in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 70.0 in
Track Width, Front 60.4 in
Trunk Volume N/A ft³
Front Head Room 39.3 in
Wheelbase 101.5 in
Second Shoulder Room 54.6 in
Second Head Room 38.5 in
Passenger Volume 93.5 ft³
Second Hip Room N/A in
Min Ground Clearance 5.0 in
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down 46.0 ft³
Liftover Height N/A in
Front Shoulder Room 54.7 in
Passenger Capacity 5
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up 15.3 ft³
Front Leg Room 41.2 in
Height, Overall 57.8 in
SIRIUS satellite radio w/3-month trial Standard
Center console -inc: (2) front cup holders, front open storage compartment Standard
Non-smokers pkg -inc: pwr outlet w/plug, storage receptacle w/insert Standard
Leather brake handle & shift knob Standard
Cloth seat trim Standard
Front/rear carpeted floor mats Standard
Mirror control pad w/joystick controls Standard
8-way manual heated front sport bucket seats -inc: optimized head restraints, lumbar support, emergency locking retractors for all seating positions Standard
Front door storage pockets Standard
Anti-theft vehicle alarm system -inc: panic button Standard
Cross differential system (XDS) Standard
Luggage compartment light Standard
Plastic loading edge protection Standard
GTI sport suspension w/vehicle lowering -inc: independent front MacPherson struts w/stabilizer bar & fully independent rear four-link suspension w/coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers & stabilizer bar Standard
Adjustable intermittent windshield wipers w/heated washer nozzles Standard
Pwr tilt/sliding sunroof -inc: manual sunshade Optional
Electro-mechanical variable assist pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
Emergency trunk release Standard
(2) aux pwr outlets Standard
6-speed DSG transmission w/Tiptronic & sport mode, launch control Optional
225/40R18 all-season tires Standard
Leather-wrapped tilt/telescoping multifunction sport steering wheel -inc: wheel-mounted shift paddles Optional
Front side-thorax airbags Standard
Soft-opening lockable glovebox Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Dual tone horns Standard
Highline instrument cluster -inc: multi-function trip computer, compass, brake pad wear indicator, seatbelt reminder, fuel cap seal warning, illumination for controls & gauges Standard
Brushed aluminum footrest & pedal covers Standard
Front/rear side curtain airbags Standard
Electronic differential lock (EDL) Standard
Remote keyless entry Standard
Adjustable front center armrest w/storage compartment Standard
Integrated armrest in front door panels Standard
Metallic door trim Standard
Front seatback storage pockets Standard
Dual front airbags Standard
Inside hatch grip Standard
Sport front/side/rear valences -inc: textured black sport side skirts Standard
Body-color exterior door handles Standard
Window diversity antenna Standard
Anti-intrusion side-impact door beams Standard
Rear passenger ventilation for heat Standard
18" "Detroit" alloy wheels Standard
Halogen headlamps -inc: clear/lightweight/chip-resistant polycarbonate lenses Standard
Interior dome lamp w/time delay, (2) front reading lamps Standard
Tire pressure monitoring system Standard
Sliding visors w/covered illuminated vanity mirrors Standard
Body-color moldings Standard
Headlights-on warning tone Standard
Fog lights Standard
Hard shell battery box protection Standard
Rear cargo cover Standard
Immobilizer theft-deterrent system Standard
Cruise control Standard
Electronic stabilization program (ESP) w/anti-slip regulation (ASR) Standard
Front wheel drive Standard
Heat-insulated glass Standard
Black front grille -inc: honeycomb mesh & red surrounding strip Standard
Body-color rear roof spoiler Standard
Premium VIII touchscreen AM/FM stereo w/in-dash CD changer/MP3 player -inc: (8) speakers, media device interface (MDI), Bluetooth connectivity Optional
Child safety rear door locks Standard
60/40 split-folding rear seat -inc: height-adjustable head restraints for all seating positions, (2) cup holders, pass-through, interlock feature, center armrest Standard
Fully galvanized sheet metal Standard
Height adjustable front 3-point safety belts w/pretensioners, load limiters Standard
LATCH child restraint system Standard
Theft-deterrent steering column Standard
(2) trunk tie-down hooks -inc: 1 in each corner Standard
Pwr windows -inc: front windows w/driver side 1-touch up/down feature, pinch protection Standard
Roof console w/integrated sunglasses holder Standard
Electronic brake-pressure distribution (EBD) Standard
Climatic air conditioning -inc: air-conditioning in center console Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard
Remote central pwr locking system -inc: auto locking feature Standard
Dual polished exhaust tips -inc: sound generator Standard
Body-color heated pwr mirrors -inc: integrated turn signals, blinker control stalk w/lane-change feature Standard
Collapsible steering column Standard
Rear window wiper Standard
Pwr front vented, rear solid disc brakes w/red calipers Standard
Electric rear window defroster Standard
Emergency trunk release Standard
2.0L DOHC FSI 16-valve turbocharged I4 engine Standard
Hydraulic brake assist (HBA) Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
Intelligent crash response system (ICRS) Standard
Temporary use spare tire Standard
Crash optimized front end Standard
Air vents in instrument panel Standard
Chrome interior door handles Standard
Engine braking assist (EBA) Standard
Buckle switch Standard
Body-color bumpers Standard

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