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Vehicle 1997 Volkswagen Cabrio 2dr Highline Convertible Auto 2017 Buick Cascada 2dr Conv
Body Style 2 Door Convertible Convertible,2-door Compact Passenger Car
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive n/a
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Compact Car
Vehicle Cabrio n/a
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 n/a
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F -TBD- n/a
Maximum Capacity (amps) 70 n/a
Brake System
ABS System Four-Wheel n/a
Brakes Front Yes n/a
Drum Yes n/a
Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x -TBD- n/a
Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x -TBD- n/a
Type of Brakes Pwr-Assisted n/a
Drive Train
City MPG n/a 20
Combined MPG n/a 23
Displacement (CC) 2.0L/121 1.6L
Driveline n/a Front Wheel Drive
EPA Fuel Economy Est (MPG) 22 n/a
Final Drive Ratio 4.14 3.53
Fuel Capacity (gal) 14.5 14.3
Fuel System SMPI Direct Injection
Fuel Type n/a Gas I4
Highway MPG n/a 27
Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5400 200 @ 5500
Hwy EPA Fuel Economy Estimate (MPG) 29 n/a
Torque @ RPM 122 @ 3200 207 @ 1800-4500
Total System Capacity (qts) 6.7 n/a
Transmission Speeds 4 6
Transmission Type Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD
Transmission Type Description Line 2 Electronic n/a
Type of Engine Gas I4 n/a
Base Curb Weight (lb) 2767 n/a
Curb weight (lbs) n/a 3979 (2016)
Overall Height (in) n/a 56.8
Overall Length (in) 160.4 184.9
Overall Width (in) 56.0 72.4
Wheelbase (in) 97.4 106.1
Interior - Cargo - Carrying
Liftover Height (in) -TBD- n/a
Trunk Volume (cu ft) 7.8 9.8
Interior - Passengers
Headroom front (in) 38.7 37.8
Headroom rear (in) n/a 36.1
Hip room front (in) -TBD- - TBD -
Hip room rear (in) n/a - TBD -
Leg room front (in) 42.3 42.2
Leg room rear (in) n/a 32.8
Passenger Volume 81.9 82 (2016)
Seating Capacity - Maximum n/a 4
Seating capacity - Standard 4 4
Second seat head room (in) 36.6 n/a
Second seat hip room (in) -TBD- n/a
Second seat leg room (in) 31.1 n/a
Second seat shoulder room (in) 46.5 n/a
Shoulder room front (in) 54.1 54.6
Shoulder room rear (in) n/a 45.8
Front suspension MacPherson Strut
Ground Clearance (in) 4.4 - TBD -
Rear shock absorber diameter (mm) -TBD- n/a
Rear Suspension Torsion-Beam Compound Crank
Rear suspension type line 2 w/Coil Springs n/a
Shock Absorber Diameter (mm) -TBD- n/a
Stabilizer Bar Diameter (in) 0.79 n/a
Track Front 57.6 62.5
Track Rear 56.2 62.5
Tires and Wheels
Rear tire size P195/60R14 n/a
Rear wheel size (in) 14 x 6 n/a
Rear wheel type Aluminum n/a
Spare tire size -TBD- n/a
Spare wheel size (in) -TBD- n/a
Spare wheel type -TBD- n/a
Dead Weight Hitch-Max. Tongue Load N/A n/a
Tow Capacity Standard N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch (lb) N/A n/a
Wt. Distributing Hitch-Max. Tongue Load N/A n/a
Turning Radius
Lock to Lock Turns 3.2 n/a
Steering Diameter Left 32.8 38.7
Steering Diameter Right -TBD-
Powertrain Miles n/a 70,000
Powertrain Time (Months) n/a 72
Rust Miles n/a Unlimited
Rust Time (Months) n/a 72
Warranty - Basic Miles n/a 50,000
Warranty - Basic Time (Months) n/a 48

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