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Volkswagen Golf GT TDI

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Volkswagen Golf GT TDI

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, diesel 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1968 cm3 / 120.1 cu in / 120.1 cu in, 125.3 kW / 168.0 hp / 168.0 hp @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, 350.0 N·m / 258.1 lb·ft / 258.1 lb·ft @ 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 220 km/h / 137 mph / 137 mph top speed, consumption 5.9 l/100km / 47.9 mpg-UK / 39.9 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2006
ModelGolf GT TDIIssued 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 headBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
FueldieselStroke95.5 mm / 3.76 in / 3.76 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.85
Fuel supplycommon rail direct diesel injectionEngine displacement1968 cm3 / 120.1 cu in / 120.1 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity492.00 cm3/cylinder / 30.024 cu in/cylinder / 30.024 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio18.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power125.3 kW / 168.0 hp / 168.0 hp at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque350.0 N·m / 258.1 lb·ft / 258.1 lb·ft at 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm
Compressor type1 VGT turbochargerMaximum rpm
IntercooleryesMax. net output (power at the wheels)69.0 kW / 92.5 hp / 92.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output63.7 kW/l / 1.399 bhp/cu in / 1.399 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque177.8 N·m/l / 1.56 lb·ft/cu in / 1.56 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.76
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.68

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)5.70 s / 5.70 s / 5.70 sTop (maximal) speed220 km/h / 137 mph / 137 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio129.9 kW/ton / 98.4 bhp/ton / 98.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.20 s / 8.20 s / 8.20 sFuel consumption, City (urban)7.8 l/100km / 36.2 mpg-UK / 30.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)4.8 l/100km / 58.9 mpg-UK / 49.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)5.9 l/100km / 47.9 mpg-UK / 39.9 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions156 g/km / 251 g/mi / 251 g/mi
  Range932 km / 579 mi / 579 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 front7J x 17Wheels rear7J x 17
Tyres front225/45 R 17 VTyres rear225/45 R 17 V
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter front312 mm / 12.3 in / 12.3 inBrake diameter rear286 mm / 11.3 in / 11.3 in
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Golf GT TDI

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