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Volkswagen Polo BlueMotion

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Volkswagen Polo BlueMotion

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, diesel 3-cylinder 6-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1422 cm3 / 86.8 cu in / 86.8 cu in, 58.9 kW / 79.0 hp / 79.0 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 195.0 N·m / 143.8 lb·ft / 143.8 lb·ft @ 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 176 km/h / 109 mph / 109 mph top speed, consumption 3.9 l/100km / 72.4 mpg-UK / 60.3 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2006
ModelPolo BlueMotionIssued 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) weight1084 kg / 2390 lb / 2390 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)0.3Frontal area (A)2.06 m2 / 22.2 sq ft / 22.2 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.62 m2 / 6.7 sq ft / 6.7 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.4 kW / 20.7 hp / 20.7 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders3
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves6
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder2
Engine constructioncast iron block; aluminium headBore79.5 mm / 3.13 in / 3.13 in
FueldieselStroke95.5 mm / 3.76 in / 3.76 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.83
Fuel supplydirect diesel injectionEngine displacement1422 cm3 / 86.8 cu in / 86.8 cu in
Engine Main bearings4Unitary capacity474.00 cm3/cylinder / 28.925 cu in/cylinder / 28.925 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio19.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power58.9 kW / 79.0 hp / 79.0 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque195.0 N·m / 143.8 lb·ft / 143.8 lb·ft at 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercooleryesMax. net output (power at the wheels)38.9 kW / 52.2 hp / 52.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output41.4 kW/l / 0.910 bhp/cu in / 0.910 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque137.1 N·m/l / 1.20 lb·ft/cu in / 1.20 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.66
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.16

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)8.40 s / 8.40 s / 8.40 sTop (maximal) speed176 km/h / 109 mph / 109 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio72.9 kW/ton / 55.2 bhp/ton / 55.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h12.80 s / 12.80 s / 12.80 sFuel consumption, City (urban)5.1 l/100km / 55.4 mpg-UK / 46.1 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)3.2 l/100km / 88.3 mpg-UK / 73.5 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)3.9 l/100km / 72.4 mpg-UK / 60.3 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions102 g/km / 164 g/mi / 164 g/mi
  Range1154 km / 717 mi / 717 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springsSuspension rearTorsion bar axle, Coil springs
Wheels front5J x 14Wheels rear5J x 14
Tyres front165/70 R 14 TTyres rear165/70 R 14 T
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter front256 mm / 10.1 in / 10.1 inBrake diameter rear200 mm / 7.9 in / 7.9 in
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Polo BlueMotion

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