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Volkswagen Golf GTi

(2004 model)

Brief specs of 2004 Volkswagen Golf GTi

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1984 cm3 / 121.1 cu in / 121.1 cu in, 146.9 kW / 197.0 hp / 197.0 hp @ 5100 rpm / 5100 rpm / 5100 rpm, 280.0 N·m / 206.5 lb·ft / 206.5 lb·ft @ 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 235 km/h / 146 mph / 146 mph top speed, consumption 8.0 l/100km / 35.3 mpg-UK / 29.4 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2004
ModelGolf GTiIssued until
SerieGolf 5Number made
Model familyGolf Mark 5Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)350 l / 12.36 cu ft / 12.36 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4330 l / 152.91 cu ft / 152.91 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1305 l / 46.09 cu ft / 46.09 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4216 mm / 166.0 in / 166.0 inTotal (curb) weight1336 kg / 2945 lb / 2945 lb
Width1759 mm / 69.3 in / 69.3 inDry weight
Height1466 mm / 57.7 in / 57.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2578 mm / 101.5 in / 101.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1539 mm / 60.6 in / 60.6 inTowing weight1400 kg / 3086 lb / 3086 lb
Track rear1528 mm / 60.2 in / 60.2 inWeight distribution (front)63.1 % / 63.1 % / 63.1 %
Ground clearanceFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.32Frontal area (A)2.22 m2 / 23.9 sq ft / 23.9 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.71 m2 / 7.6 sq ft / 7.6 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)17.6 kW / 23.7 hp / 23.7 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionaluminium alloy block; aluminium headBore82.5 mm / 3.25 in / 3.25 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke92.8 mm / 3.65 in / 3.65 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.89
Fuel supplyDirect petrol injectionEngine displacement1984 cm3 / 121.1 cu in / 121.1 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity496.00 cm3/cylinder / 30.268 cu in/cylinder / 30.268 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power146.9 kW / 197.0 hp / 197.0 hp at 5100 rpm / 5100 rpm / 5100 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque280.0 N·m / 206.5 lb·ft / 206.5 lb·ft at 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercooleryesMax. net output (power at the wheels)79.2 kW / 106.3 hp / 106.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output74.0 kW/l / 1.627 bhp/cu in / 1.627 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque141.1 N·m/l / 1.23 lb·ft/cu in / 1.23 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.73
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.94

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)5.00 s / 5.00 s / 5.00 sTop (maximal) speed235 km/h / 146 mph / 146 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio147.5 kW/ton / 111.7 bhp/ton / 111.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h7.30 s / 7.30 s / 7.30 sFuel consumption, City (urban)11.0 l/100km / 25.7 mpg-UK / 21.4 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)17.80 s / 17.80 s / 17.80 sFuel 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)8.0 l/100km / 35.3 mpg-UK / 29.4 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions192 g/km / 309 g/mi / 309 g/mi
  Range688 km / 427 mi / 427 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Lower wishbone, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent,4 Links, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front7.5J x 17Wheels rear7.5J x 17
Tyres front225/45 R 17 WTyres rear225/45 R 17 W
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front312 mm / 12.3 in / 12.3 inBrake diameter rear286 mm / 11.3 in / 11.3 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

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