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Volkswagen Golf 1.8 5V Automatic

(1997 model)

Brief specs of 1997 Volkswagen Golf 1.8 5V Automatic

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 20-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in, 110.4 kW / 148.0 hp / 148.0 hp @ 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm, 210.0 N·m / 154.9 lb·ft / 154.9 lb·ft @ 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 212 km/h / 132 mph / 132 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1997
ModelGolf 1.8 5V AutomaticIssued until
SerieGolf 4Number made
Model familyGolf Mark 4Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)347 l / 12.25 cu ft / 12.25 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4180 l / 147.62 cu ft / 147.62 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4149 mm / 163.3 in / 163.3 inTotal (curb) weight1265 kg / 2789 lb / 2789 lb
Width1735 mm / 68.3 in / 68.3 inDry weight
Height1444 mm / 56.9 in / 56.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2511 mm / 98.9 in / 98.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1513 mm / 59.6 in / 59.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1494 mm / 58.8 in / 58.8 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.65  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.31Frontal area (A)2.10 m2 / 22.6 sq ft / 22.6 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.65 m2 / 7.0 sq ft / 7.0 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.2 kW / 21.7 hp / 21.7 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves20
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder5
Engine constructioncast iron block; aluminium headBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.4 mm / 3.40 in / 3.40 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.94
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity445.25 cm3/cylinder / 27.171 cu in/cylinder / 27.171 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power110.4 kW / 148.0 hp / 148.0 hp at 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque210.0 N·m / 154.9 lb·ft / 154.9 lb·ft at 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)59.2 kW / 79.4 hp / 79.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output62.0 kW/l / 1.362 bhp/cu in / 1.362 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque117.9 N·m/l / 1.03 lb·ft/cu in / 1.03 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.69
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)6.60 s / 6.60 s / 6.60 sTop (maximal) speed212 km/h / 132 mph / 132 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio117.0 kW/ton / 88.6 bhp/ton / 88.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h9.40 s / 9.40 s / 9.40 sFuel 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 emissions214 g/km / 344 g/mi / 344 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle10.9 m / 35.8 ft / 35.8 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Torsion bar, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front6J x 15Wheels rear6J x 15
Tyres front195/65 R 15 HTyres rear195/65 R 15 H
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front288 mm / 11.3 in / 11.3 inBrake diameter rear232 mm / 9.1 in / 9.1 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Golf 1.8 5V Automatic

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