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Volkswagen Golf V5 4Motion

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Volkswagen Golf V5 4Motion

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 5-cylinder 20-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2324 cm3 / 141.8 cu in / 141.8 cu in, 124.5 kW / 167.0 hp / 167.0 hp @ 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm, 225.0 N·m / 166.0 lb·ft / 166.0 lb·ft @ 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, all wheel drive, 218 km/h / 135 mph / 135 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1998
ModelGolf V5 4MotionIssued until
SerieGolf 4Number made
Model familyGolf Mark 4Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber 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) weight1393 kg / 3071 lb / 3071 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 clearanceFuel capacity62 l / 13.6 UK gal / 16.4 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 CodeTotal number of cylinders5
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves20
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.2 mm / 3.55 in / 3.55 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.9
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement2324 cm3 / 141.8 cu in / 141.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity464.80 cm3/cylinder / 28.364 cu in/cylinder / 28.364 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power124.5 kW / 167.0 hp / 167.0 hp at 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque225.0 N·m / 166.0 lb·ft / 166.0 lb·ft at 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)68.7 kW / 92.1 hp / 92.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output53.6 kW/l / 1.177 bhp/cu in / 1.177 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque96.8 N·m/l / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driveall wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)6.00 s / 6.00 s / 6.00 sTop (maximal) speed218 km/h / 135 mph / 135 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio119.9 kW/ton / 90.8 bhp/ton / 90.8 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.80 s / 8.80 s / 8.80 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 frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Golf V5 4Motion

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