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Volkswagen Bora 1.8T

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 Volkswagen Bora 1.8T

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), 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, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 216 km/h / 134 mph / 134 mph top speed, consumption 7.9 l/100km / 35.8 mpg-UK / 29.8 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2001
ModelBora 1.8TIssued until0
SerieBoraNumber made
Model familyBody constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designation1J2
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platform1J2Number of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4376 mm / 172.3 in / 172.3 inTotal (curb) weight1298 kg / 2862 lb / 2862 lb
Width1735 mm / 68.3 in / 68.3 inDry weight
Height1446 mm / 56.9 in / 56.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2513 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 ratio1.74  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.11 m2 / 22.7 sq ft / 22.7 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.63 m2 / 6.8 sq ft / 6.8 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.7 kW / 21.0 hp / 21.0 hp

Engine

Engine CodeAUQTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves20
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder5
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.4 mm / 3.40 in / 3.40 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.94
Fuel supplyMPFiEngine displacement1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity445.25 cm3/cylinder / 27.171 cu in/cylinder / 27.171 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.3 : 1
SumpMax. 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)63.6 kW / 85.4 hp / 85.4 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 typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.84
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.68

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)6.30 s / 6.30 s / 6.30 sTop (maximal) speed216 km/h / 134 mph / 134 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio114.0 kW/ton / 86.4 bhp/ton / 86.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.90 s / 8.90 s / 8.90 sFuel consumption, City (urban)10.7 l/100km / 26.4 mpg-UK / 22.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)6.2 l/100km / 45.6 mpg-UK / 37.9 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)7.9 l/100km / 35.8 mpg-UK / 29.8 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions190 g/km / 306 g/mi / 306 g/mi
  Range696 km / 433 mi / 433 mi

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, Trailing arm, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/65 R 15 VTyres rear195/65 R 15 V
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 Bora 1.8T

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