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2011 Volkswagen Golf
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Fuel Economy City
23.0 mpg 34.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
33.0 mpg 38.0 mpg
Star Rating
N/A
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD 5-spd sequential shift control auto-shift man w/OD
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000 48/50,000
Seating Capacity
5 occupants
2 occupants
Radio
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
MP3 Player
MP3 decoder N/A
Cruise Control
cruise control N/A
Cup Holder
front and rear front
1-Touch Open
driver and passenger driver and passenger
Air Compressor
N/A air compressor
Air Filter
air filter air filter
Antenna
window grid diversity fixed
Cargo Concealed Storage
cargo concealed storage cargo concealed storage
Cargo Cover
rigid N/A
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted carpeted
Cargo Light
cargo light N/A
Cargo Tie Downs
cargo tie downs cargo tie downs
Check Control
redundant digital speedometer N/A
Climate Control
Climatic automatic air conditioning
Clock
in-dash in-dash
Compass
compass N/A
Convertible Roof
N/A power with lining, glass rear window, roll-over protection
Dome Light
fade fade
Door Bins
dual dual
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest driver foot rest
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature exterior temperature
First Aid Kit
N/A first aid kit
Floor Console
full partial
Front Air Conditioning
Climatic manual N/A
Front Windows
power power
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent variable intermittent
Fuel Filler Door Release
fuel filler door release fuel filler door release
Glove Box
locking locking
Instrument Display
analog digital/analog
Instrument Panel Storage
covered bin covered bin
Interior Concealed Storage
N/A interior concealed storage
Overhead Console
mini with storage N/A
Power Outlets
2 1
Radio Theft Deterrent
N/A radio theft deterrent
Rain Detecting Wipers
N/A rain detecting wipers
Rear Defroster
rear defroster rear defroster
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts N/A
Rear Windows
fixed N/A
Rear Windshield Wiper
fixed interval N/A
Rearview Mirror
day-night day-night
Refrigerated Box
glovebox N/A
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power N/A
Seatback Storage
2 N/A
Speakers
8 2
Speed Sensitve Wipers
N/A speed sensitive wipers
Steering Wheel
telescopic tilt sport
Steering Wheel Material
N/A leather/metal-look
Systems Monitor
systems monitor N/A
Tachometer
tachometer N/A
Tinted Windows
light light
Trip Computer
trip computer N/A
Trip Odometer
trip odometer trip odometer
Trunk Lid Trim
plastic plastic
Vanity Mirrors
N/A passenger
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge N/A
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Seating Capacity
5 occupants
2 occupants
Seat Trim
cloth cloth
Rear Seats
60-40 bench N/A
Front Armrests
N/A driver
Front Seat Type
sport bucket
Front Headrests
adjustable fixed
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way 4-way
Easy Entry
rear seat easy entry N/A
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
6-way 4-way
Rear Headrests
adjustable N/A
Door Trim
cloth cloth
Headliner
full cloth full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet carpet
Floor Mats
N/A carpet front
Dashboard Insert
metal-look metal-look
Gear Shift Knob Trim
N/A leather
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Front
Back
Side Profile
Interior Profile
Dashboard
Engine
2.5L I-5 170 HP 1.0L I-3 70 HP
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD 5-spd sequential shift control auto-shift man w/OD
Fuel Tank
14.5 gal. 8.7 gal.
Range
399 miles 311 miles
Drive Type
front-wheel rear-wheel
Alternator
140 amp N/A
Axle Ratio
3.65 4.53
Battery
480 amp with run down protection N/A
Exhaust
stainless steel stainless steel
Traction Control
ABS & driveline ABS & driveline
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Electronic Stability
stability control electronic stability
Wheels
15.0 " steel 15.0 " silver aluminum
Front Suspension
strut strut
Rear Suspension
multi-link N/A
Brakes
4-wheel disc front disc/rear drum
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil coil
Front Shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar N/A
Rear Springs
coil coil
Rear Shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Steering
rack & pinion rack & pinion
Vented Disc Brakes
front N/A
Front Tires
P195/65HR15.0BSW AS P155/60TR15.0BSW AS
Rear Tires (if different from Front)
N/A 175/55
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size steel N/A
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Door Count
2 doors 2 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
46.0 cu.ft. 12.0 cu.ft.
Exterior Width
70.3 " 61.4 "
Front Headroom
39.3 " 39.7 "
Rear Legroom
35.5 " N/A
Curb Weight
2,968 lbs. 1,852 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.32 .29
Exterior Height
58.3 " 60.7 "
Exterior Length
165.4 " 106.1 "
Front Hiproom
N/A 45.4 "
Front Legroom
41.2 " 41.2 "
Front Shoulder Room
54.7 " 48.0 "
Front Tread
61 " 51 "
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
4,234 lbs. 2,247 lbs.
Interior Cargo Volume
15.1 cu.ft. 7.8 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded
46.0 cu.ft. N/A
Passenger Volume
93 cu.ft. 45 cu.ft.
Payload
1,089 lbs. 463 lbs.
Rear Headroom
38.5 " N/A
Rear Shoulder Room
52.8 " N/A
Rear Tread
60 " 55 "
Turning Radius
17.9 ' 14.4 '
Wheelbase
102 " 74 "
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Bumpers
body-colored body-colored
Grille Moldings
black metal-look
Paint
clearcoat monotone clearcoat two-tone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote heated dual power remote heated
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Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights N/A
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger driver and passenger
Panic Alarm
panic alarm panic alarm
Security System
security system N/A
Safety Rating - Frontal
Driver N/A
Passenger N/A
Driver N/A
Passenger N/A
Safety Rating - Side
Front Seat N/A
Rear Seat N/A
Front Seat N/A
Rear Seat N/A
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light center high mounted stop light
Driver Side Impact Airbags
seat mounted seat mounted
Head Protection
N/A driver and passenger
Ignition Disable
Immobilizer III immobilizer
Knee Airbag
N/A driver and passenger
Occupancy Sensor
occupancy sensor occupancy sensor
Overhead Airbag
Side Curtain Protections N/A
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
seat mounted seat mounted
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front front
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams side impact beams
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Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000 48/50,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
144/unlimited 48/50,000
Maintenance Months/Miles
36/36,000 N/A
Major Components Months/Miles
60/60,000 48/50,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000 48/50,000
Invoice
$17,275 $16,638
MSRP
$17,995 $17,890
Average Cost to Fill Tank
$55 $33