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Volkswagen Polo 1.2 16v

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Volkswagen Polo 1.2 16v

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 3-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1198 cm3 / 73.1 cu in / 73.1 cu in, 47.7 kW / 64.0 hp / 64.0 hp @ 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm, 112.0 N·m / 82.6 lb·ft / 82.6 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 162 km/h / 101 mph / 101 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
ModelPolo 1.2 16vIssued until
SeriePoloNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3916 mm / 154.2 in / 154.2 inTotal (curb) weight1016 kg / 2240 lb / 2240 lb
Width1650 mm / 65.0 in / 65.0 inDry weight
Height1467 mm / 57.8 in / 57.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2466 mm / 97.1 in / 97.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1434 mm / 56.5 in / 56.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1426 mm / 56.1 in / 56.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity45 l / 9.9 UK gal / 11.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.59  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.32Frontal area (A)2.04 m2 / 22.0 sq ft / 22.0 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.65 m2 / 7.0 sq ft / 7.0 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.2 kW / 21.7 hp / 21.7 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders3
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionaluminium alloy block; aluminium headBore76.5 mm / 3.01 in / 3.01 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.9 mm / 3.42 in / 3.42 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.88
Fuel supplyMPFiEngine displacement1198 cm3 / 73.1 cu in / 73.1 cu in
Engine Main bearings4Unitary capacity399.33 cm3/cylinder / 24.369 cu in/cylinder / 24.369 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power47.7 kW / 64.0 hp / 64.0 hp at 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque112.0 N·m / 82.6 lb·ft / 82.6 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)32.4 kW / 43.5 hp / 43.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output39.8 kW/l / 0.875 bhp/cu in / 0.875 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque93.5 N·m/l / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.85
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.19

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)9.80 s / 9.80 s / 9.80 sTop (maximal) speed162 km/h / 101 mph / 101 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio63.0 kW/ton / 47.7 bhp/ton / 47.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h14.90 s / 14.90 s / 14.90 sFuel consumption, City (urban)7.6 l/100km / 37.2 mpg-UK / 30.9 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)5.1 l/100km / 55.4 mpg-UK / 46.1 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 emissions142 g/km / 228 g/mi / 228 g/mi
  Range763 km / 474 mi / 474 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springsSuspension rearTorsion bar axle, Trailing arm, Coil springs
Wheels front5J x 14Wheels rear5J x 14
Tyres front165/70 R 14 TTyres rear165/70 R 14 T
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter front256 mm / 10.1 in / 10.1 inBrake diameter rear200 mm / 7.9 in / 7.9 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Polo 1.2 16v

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