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Volkswagen Golf TSI Twincharger

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 Volkswagen Golf TSI Twincharger

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1390 cm3 / 84.8 cu in / 84.8 cu in, 102.9 kW / 138.0 hp / 138.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 220.0 N·m / 162.3 lb·ft / 162.3 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 205 km/h / 127 mph / 127 mph top speed, consumption 7.0 l/100km / 40.4 mpg-UK / 33.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2005
ModelGolf TSI TwinchargerIssued until
SerieGolf 5Number made
Model familyGolf Mark 5Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4204 mm / 165.5 in / 165.5 inTotal (curb) weight1293 kg / 2851 lb / 2851 lb
Width1759 mm / 69.3 in / 69.3 inDry weight
Height1479 mm / 58.2 in / 58.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2578 mm / 101.5 in / 101.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1540 mm / 60.6 in / 60.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1518 mm / 59.8 in / 59.8 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.63  

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) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder4
Engine constructioncast iron block; aluminium headBore76.5 mm / 3.01 in / 3.01 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke75.6 mm / 2.98 in / 2.98 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.01
Fuel supplydirect petrol injectionEngine displacement1390 cm3 / 84.8 cu in / 84.8 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity347.50 cm3/cylinder / 21.206 cu in/cylinder / 21.206 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power102.9 kW / 138.0 hp / 138.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque220.0 N·m / 162.3 lb·ft / 162.3 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)64.6 kW / 86.6 hp / 86.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output74.0 kW/l / 1.627 bhp/cu in / 1.627 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque158.3 N·m/l / 1.38 lb·ft/cu in / 1.38 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.81
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.65

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)6.00 s / 6.00 s / 6.00 sTop (maximal) speed205 km/h / 127 mph / 127 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio106.7 kW/ton / 80.9 bhp/ton / 80.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.80 s / 8.80 s / 8.80 sFuel consumption, City (urban)9.2 l/100km / 30.7 mpg-UK / 25.6 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)5.7 l/100km / 49.6 mpg-UK / 41.3 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)7.0 l/100km / 40.4 mpg-UK / 33.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions165 g/km / 265 g/mi / 265 g/mi
  Range786 km / 488 mi / 488 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Lower wishbone, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent,4 Links, 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 rear255 mm / 10.0 in / 10.0 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Golf TSI Twincharger

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