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2006 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Compact Sedan

2006 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Compact Hatchback

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Base MSRP Range: $20,340 - $21,415

Base Invoice Range: $18,526 - $19,599

MSRP As Tested: $29,230

Versions: Automatic or Manual Transmission

Vehicle Category: Compact Hatchback

Engine Location: Front Engine

Drive Wheels: Front-Wheel Drive.

Optional Engine as Tested: 2.0-liter, Dual Overhead Cam, 16- valves, Turbocharged, I-4, 200 – horsepower at 5500 - 6000 rpm and 207 lb-ft torque at 2,850 rpm.

Transmission: Five-speed manual, Five-speed automatic.

Fuel Economy (city/hwy): Manual 24/32, Automatic 25/31.

Standard Safety Features: Dual front airbags, Front side airbags, Curtain side airbags, Antilock 4-wheel disc brakes, Daytime running lights.

Competition: Chevrolet Cobalt, Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Hyundai Accent, Kia Rio, Mazda 3, Scion xA, Toyota Corolla.

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Where Built: Brazil

Major Options: Package #1, Package #2, Luxury Package, Cold Weather Package. Antiskid system, Leather upholstery, Rubber floormats, Mud guards,, XM Satellite Radio, Sirius Satellite Radio, 17" Alloy Wheels with All-Season Tires, 18" Alloy Wheels with High Performance Summer Tires, DVD Satellite Navigation, Rear Side Air Bag.

Seating: 5.

Number of Rows: 2.

Length in Inches: 179.3

Warranties: 12 year/unlimited mile Corrosion Perforation Limited Warranty, 5 year/60,000 mile (whichever occurs first) Powertrain Limited Warranty, 4 year/50,000 mile (whichever occurs first) New Vehicle Limited Warranty, Wear & tear items and adjustments excluded after initial 12 month/12,000 miles (whichever occurs first).

Weight in Pounds: 3308 - 3352 lbs.

Cargo Capacity in Pounds: Not available.

Gross Maximum Vehicle Weight in Pounds: Not available.

Towing Capacity in Pounds: Not Available.

Gas Tank Capacity in Gallons: 14.5

Destination Charge: $615