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Volkswagen Golf Umwelt 1.9 CL

(1991 model)

Brief specs of 1991 Volkswagen Golf Umwelt 1.9 CL

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, diesel 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1896 cm3 / 115.7 cu in / 115.7 cu in, 55.9 kW / 75.0 hp / 75.0 hp @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, 150.0 N·m / 110.6 lb·ft / 110.6 lb·ft @ 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 166 km/h / 103 mph / 103 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1991
ModelGolf Umwelt 1.9 CLIssued until
SerieGolf 3Number made
Model familyGolf Mark 3Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4020 mm / 158.3 in / 158.3 inTotal (curb) weight1022 kg / 2253 lb / 2253 lb
Width1690 mm / 66.5 in / 66.5 inDry weight
Height1425 mm / 56.1 in / 56.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2475 mm / 97.4 in / 97.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1478 mm / 58.2 in / 58.2 inTowing weight
Track rear1463 mm / 57.6 in / 57.6 inWeight distribution (front)68.0 % / 68.0 % / 68.0 %
Ground clearanceFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.62  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.03 m2 / 21.9 sq ft / 21.9 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.61 m2 / 6.6 sq ft / 6.6 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.2 kW / 20.3 hp / 20.3 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore79.5 mm / 3.13 in / 3.13 in
FueldieselStroke95.5 mm / 3.76 in / 3.76 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.83
Fuel supplyInj pumpEngine displacement1896 cm3 / 115.7 cu in / 115.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity474.00 cm3/cylinder / 28.925 cu in/cylinder / 28.925 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio22.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power55.9 kW / 75.0 hp / 75.0 hp at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque150.0 N·m / 110.6 lb·ft / 110.6 lb·ft at 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)33.7 kW / 45.2 hp / 45.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output29.5 kW/l / 0.648 bhp/cu in / 0.648 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque79.1 N·m/l / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.75
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.67

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)9.50 s / 9.50 s / 9.50 sTop (maximal) speed166 km/h / 103 mph / 103 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)13.10 s / 13.10 s / 13.10 sPower-to-weight ratio73.4 kW/ton / 55.6 bhp/ton / 55.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.2Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearTorsion bar, Trailing arm, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Golf Umwelt 1.9 CL

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