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Volkswagen Golf Plus 1.4 Twincharger

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Volkswagen Golf Plus 1.4 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, 125.3 kW / 168.0 hp / 168.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 240.0 N·m / 177.0 lb·ft / 177.0 lb·ft @ 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 216 km/h / 134 mph / 134 mph top speed, consumption 7.5 l/100km / 37.7 mpg-UK / 31.4 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2006
ModelGolf Plus 1.4 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

Length4206 mm / 165.6 in / 165.6 inTotal (curb) weight1388 kg / 3060 lb / 3060 lb
Width1759 mm / 69.3 in / 69.3 inDry weight
Height1580 mm / 62.2 in / 62.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2578 mm / 101.5 in / 101.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1541 mm / 60.7 in / 60.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1529 mm / 60.2 in / 60.2 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)2.38 m2 / 25.6 sq ft / 25.6 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.76 m2 / 8.2 sq ft / 8.2 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)18.9 kW / 25.3 hp / 25.3 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionaluminium alloy 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 power125.3 kW / 168.0 hp / 168.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque240.0 N·m / 177.0 lb·ft / 177.0 lb·ft at 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)73.0 kW / 97.8 hp / 97.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output90.1 kW/l / 1.981 bhp/cu in / 1.981 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque172.7 N·m/l / 1.51 lb·ft/cu in / 1.51 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.87
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.65

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)5.80 s / 5.80 s / 5.80 sTop (maximal) speed216 km/h / 134 mph / 134 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio121.0 kW/ton / 91.7 bhp/ton / 91.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.30 s / 8.30 s / 8.30 sFuel consumption, City (urban)10.0 l/100km / 28.2 mpg-UK / 23.5 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)7.5 l/100km / 37.7 mpg-UK / 31.4 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions179 g/km / 288 g/mi / 288 g/mi
  Range733 km / 456 mi / 456 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 front6.5J x 16Wheels rear6.5J x 16
Tyres front205/55 R 16 VTyres rear205/55 R 16 V
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
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

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Golf Plus 1.4 Twincharger

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