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2008 Volkswagen Rabbit Model Comparison

Base Hatchback

General Pricing

Resale Value $18,650.00 $30,700.00 $24,315.00
Destination $650.00 $690.00 $650.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.5L I5 2.0L I4 2.5L I5
Horsepower 170 @ 5700 RPM 200 @ 5100 RPM 150 @ 5000 RPM
Torque 177 @ 4250 RPM 207 @ 1800 RPM 170 @ 3750 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 2480 1984 2480
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.2 X 3.7 3.2 X 3.7 3.2 X 3.7
Compression Ratio 9.5:1 10.3:1 9.5:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 21 20 20
Highway (mpg) 29 29 28

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3137.2 3503.1 3258.4
Wheelbase (in.) 101.5 101.5 98.8
Length (in.) 165.8 173.6 161.1
Width (in.) 69.3 70.5 67.9
Height (in.) 58.2 56.8 59.1
Track Front (in.) 60.6 60.8 59.3
Track Rear (in.) 59.8 61.1 58.5
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 4 4
Front Headroom (in.) 39.3 37.5 40.7
Rear Headroom (in.) 38.5 35.8 28.6
Front Legroom (in.) 41.2 N/A 39.4
Rear Legroom (in.) 35.3 N/A 31.5
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 54.7 54.7 52.8
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 54.6 41.5 42.1
Front Hip Room (in.) N/A N/A N/A
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 94.0 N/A 78.0

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut wishbone strut
Rear Suspension multi-link multi-link torsion
Tires 195/65R15 215/55R16 205/55R16

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive front wheel drive front wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) N/A Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A Std. Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM satellite AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player N/A N/A Yes
CD Changer Yes Yes N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes Yes Yes

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes Yes N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A Std. N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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