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2008 Volkswagen Rabbit Comparisons

Base Hatchback

General Pricing

Resale Value $18,650.00 $16,600.00 $16,995.00
Destination $650.00 $620.00 $650.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.5L I5 2.4L I4 2.0L I4
Horsepower 170 @ 5700 RPM 158 @ 6000 RPM 138 @ 6000 RPM
Torque 177 @ 4250 RPM 162 @ 4000 RPM 136 @ 4500 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 2480 2362 1975
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.2 X 3.7 3.5 X 3.8 3.2 X 3.7
Compression Ratio 9.5:1 9.8:1 10.1:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 21 22 24
Highway (mpg) 29 28 32

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3137.2 3086.5 2885.9
Wheelbase (in.) 101.5 102.4 102.8
Length (in.) 165.8 167.3 171.3
Width (in.) 69.3 69.3 68.3
Height (in.) 58.2 62.6 57.9
Track Front (in.) 60.6 60.0 58.9
Track Rear (in.) 59.8 59.8 58.5
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 39.3 40.0 40.0
Rear Headroom (in.) 38.5 41.2 38.8
Front Legroom (in.) 41.2 40.7 42.8
Rear Legroom (in.) 35.3 38.0 35.4
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 54.7 55.8 55.1
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 54.6 54.7 53.9
Front Hip Room (in.) N/A 52.7 52.4
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A 46.7 53.9

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 94.0 100.8 98.1

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut strut
Rear Suspension multi-link torsion multi-link
Tires 195/65R15 205/55R16 205/50R16

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 N/A N/A
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A Std. N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player N/A Yes Yes
CD Changer Yes N/A 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 N/A N/A

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 N/A N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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