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2009 Volkswagen Rabbit
2-door
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$6,156
16 listings nationwide

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1983 Volkswagen Pickup
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$7,190

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2009 Volkswagen Rabbit
2-door

The 2009 Rabbit lives up to its namesake's characteristic speed by del...

The Good: With plenty of power and performance in a deceptively small package, t...

The Bad: The '09 Rabbit's fuel economy ranks below most of the rest of the vehi...

1983 Volkswagen Pickup
FWD
No Expert Reviews

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2009 Volkswagen Rabbit
2-door
45
Sooraj 2009 Volkswagen Rabbit 2-doorReview:

What A Car Should Be — really fast car which handles very well at corners and very cheap to upgrade for right kinda price....

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Ryan 2009 Volkswagen Rabbit 2-doorReview:

Killer Rabbit — I've owned the car for about 10 months now. As a daily driver, it is a fun car to drive. Fuel econo...

Primary Use: Family transportation

35
Stephan 2009 Volkswagen Rabbit 2-doorReview:

Vw Is Sweeeeeet. — Does exactly what I need it to do. Its a great starter car, for those who are new to purchasing vehi...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

1983 Volkswagen Pickup
FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2009 Volkswagen Rabbit
2-door
1983 Volkswagen Pickup
FWD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
21 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
30 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 14.5 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Diesel
Power
170 hp @ 5,700 RPM
170 hp @ 5,700 RPM
74 hp @ 5,000 RPM
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Torque
177 lb-ft @ 4,250 RPM
177 lb-ft @ 4,250 RPM
90 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
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Cylinders
5 cylinders
5 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
9.5:1
8:1
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Displacement
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
1,700 cc
1,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.6 in
3.25 in x 3.6 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard --
Driver Airbag Standard --
Passenger Airbag Standard --
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard --
Power Windows Standard --
Power Door Locks Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 3 seats
Front Legroom 41.2 in --
Back Legroom 35.3 in --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15 cu ft --
Maximum Payload 972 lbs --
Exterior
Length 165.8 in 171 in
Width 69.3 in 64 in
Height 58.2 in 56 in
Wheelbase 101.5 in 102.3 in

Available Options

2009 Volkswagen Rabbit
2-door
1983 Volkswagen Pickup
FWD

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