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Volkswagen Golf 1.9 SDI

(1997 model)

Brief specs of 1997 Volkswagen Golf 1.9 SDI

3-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, 50.0 kW / 67.1 hp / 67.1 hp @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, 133.0 N·m / 98.1 lb·ft / 98.1 lb·ft @ 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 160 km/h / 99 mph / 99 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1997
ModelGolf 1.9 SDIIssued until1997
SerieGolf 4Number made
Model familyGolf Mark 4Body constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designation1HX
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformGolf IIINumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4149 mm / 163.3 in / 163.3 inTotal (curb) weight1158 kg / 2553 lb / 2553 lb
Width1735 mm / 68.3 in / 68.3 inDry weight
Height1439 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 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)2.12 m2 / 22.8 sq ft / 22.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.66 m2 / 7.1 sq ft / 7.1 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.3 kW / 21.9 hp / 21.9 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeAEYTotal 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 supplyHigh Pressure InjectionEngine 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 ratio19.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power50.0 kW / 67.1 hp / 67.1 hp at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque133.0 N·m / 98.1 lb·ft / 98.1 lb·ft at 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)31.9 kW / 42.7 hp / 42.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output26.4 kW/l / 0.579 bhp/cu in / 0.579 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque70.2 N·m/l / 0.61 lb·ft/cu in / 0.61 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)10.90 s / 10.90 s / 10.90 sTop (maximal) speed160 km/h / 99 mph / 99 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio57.9 kW/ton / 43.8 bhp/ton / 43.8 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h17.20 s / 17.20 s / 17.20 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 emissions
  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 frontWheels rear
Tyres front175/70 R13Tyres rear175/70 R13
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Golf 1.9 SDI

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