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VR6 FSI Sport Utility

General Pricing

Resale Value $39,300.00 $38,600.00 $37,400.00
Destination $690.00 $825.00 $765.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 3.6L V6 3.0L I6 3.5L V6
Horsepower 280 @ 6200 RPM 260 @ 6600 RPM 270 @ 6200 RPM
Torque 265 @ 2500 RPM 225 @ 2750 RPM 251 @ 4700 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 3597 2996 3456
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.5 X 3.8 3.3 X 3.5 3.7 X 3.3
Compression Ratio 11.3:1 10.7:1 10.8:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 14 16 18
Highway (mpg) 20 24 23

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 5086.1 4012.4 3869.1
Wheelbase (in.) 112.4 110.1 106.9
Length (in.) 187.2 179.9 186.2
Width (in.) 75.9 73.0 72.6
Height (in.) 68.0 65.9 66.1
Track Front (in.) 65.2 60.0 62.0
Track Rear (in.) 65.7 60.7 61.2
Ground Clearance (in.) 8.3 8.0 7.1

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 38.7 38.1 39.3
Rear Headroom (in.) 38.3 37.8 38.6
Front Legroom (in.) 41.3 40.2 42.5
Rear Legroom (in.) 35.6 35.8 36.4
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 57.7 55.6 57.9
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 57.4 55.0 57.1
Front Hip Room (in.) N/A N/A 55.6
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A N/A 55.1

Payload & Towing

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

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone strut strut
Rear Suspension multi-link multi-link strut
Tires 255/60R17 235/55R17 225/65R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive 4x4 wheel drive 4x4 wheel drive front wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) N/A Std. N/A
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std. Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

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

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof Std. Std. N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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