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SPECIFICATIONS
ENGINES
Type:
2,480cc Inline-5; iron block and aluminum head
Valvetrain: DOHC 4-valves/cyl.
Power [hp at rpm]: 150 at 5,000
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 170 at 3,750
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 82.5 x 92.8
Compression Ratio: 9.5:1
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 22 / 30
 
Type:
1,896cc Inline-4 turbocharged diesel; iron block and aluminum head
Valvetrain: SOHC 2-valves/cyl.
Power [hp at rpm]: 100 at 4,000
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 177 at 1,800 - 2,400
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 79.5 x 95.5
Compression Ratio: 18.5:1
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 35 - 36 (MT) / 41 - 42 (DC)
Available with: TDI
 
Type:
1,984cc Inline-4 turbocharged; iron block and aluminum head
Valvetrain: DOHC 4-valves/cyl.
Power [hp at rpm]: 200 at 5,100 - 6,000
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 207 at 1,800 - 5,000
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 82.5 x 92.8
Compression Ratio: 10.3:1
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 24 - 25 (DC) / 31 - 32 (MT)
Available with: GLI
 
TRANSMISSIONS
Type:
5-speed manual
Ratios: 3.78, 2.12, 1.36, 0.96, 0.77
Final Drive: 3.65
Available with: 2.5
 
Type:
6-speed automatic
Ratios: 4.04, 2.37, 1.56, 1.16, 0.85, 0.67
Final Drive: 3.89
Available with: 2.5
 
Type:
6-speed manual
Ratios: 3.36, 2.09, 1.47, 1.10, 1.11, 0.93
Final Drive: 3.94, 3.09 (5th & 6th)
Available with: GLI
 
Type:
6-speed double-clutch
Ratios: 3.46, 2.15, 1.46, 1.08, 1.09, 0.92
Final Drive: 4.06, 3.14 (5th & 6th)
Available with: GLI; TDI
 
LAYOUT
Engine position:
Front-engine
Driveline:
Front-wheel-drive
 
SUSPENSION
Front:
MacPherson struts; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear:
Multi-link; coil springs, anti-roll bar
 
BRAKES
Front:
11.3 x in. power-assisted vented discs
12.3 in. power-assisted vented discs (GLI)
Rear:
10.2 in. power-assisted discs
11.25 in. power-assisted discs (GLI)
 
WEIGHT & CAPACITIES
Curb weight [lbs]:
3,230 (2.5)
3,197 (TDI)
3,259 (GLI)
Weight distribution: 59 / 41
Fuel Capacity [gal.]: 14.5
 
STEERING
Type:
Rack & Pinion; power-assist
Turning Circle [ft.]
35.8
 
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Length [in.]:
179.3
Width [in.]:
69.3
Height [in.]:
57.5
Wheelbase [in.]: 101.5
Front Track [in.]: 60.7
Rear Track [in.]: 59.7
 
Coefficient of Drag:
0.33
 
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Pass. Vol. [cu-ft]:
91
Seating Capacity:
5
 
Front Headroom [in.]:
38.5
Rear Headroom [in.]: 37.2
 
Front Legroom [in.]:
41.2
Rear Legroom [in.]: 35.4
 
Front Shoulderroom [in.]:
54.8
Rear Shoulderroom [in.]: 53.1
 
Cargo Cap. [cu-ft]:
16
 
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