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Volkswagen Polo GTi

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Volkswagen Polo GTi

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 20-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in, 110.4 kW / 148.0 hp / 148.0 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 220.0 N·m / 162.3 lb·ft / 162.3 lb·ft @ 1950 rpm / 1950 rpm / 1950 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 216 km/h / 134 mph / 134 mph top speed, consumption 7.8 l/100km / 36.2 mpg-UK / 30.2 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2006
ModelPolo GTiIssued 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

Length3915 mm / 154.1 in / 154.1 inTotal (curb) weight1164 kg / 2566 lb / 2566 lb
Width1650 mm / 65.0 in / 65.0 inDry weight
Height1459 mm / 57.4 in / 57.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2464 mm / 97.0 in / 97.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1435 mm / 56.5 in / 56.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1424 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 cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves20
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder5
Engine constructioncast iron block; aluminium headBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.4 mm / 3.40 in / 3.40 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.94
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity445.25 cm3/cylinder / 27.171 cu in/cylinder / 27.171 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power110.4 kW / 148.0 hp / 148.0 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque220.0 N·m / 162.3 lb·ft / 162.3 lb·ft at 1950 rpm / 1950 rpm / 1950 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercooleryesMax. net output (power at the wheels)62.6 kW / 83.9 hp / 83.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output62.0 kW/l / 1.362 bhp/cu in / 1.362 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque123.5 N·m/l / 1.08 lb·ft/cu in / 1.08 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.82
  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 ratio127.2 kW/ton / 96.3 bhp/ton / 96.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.20 s / 8.20 s / 8.20 sFuel consumption, City (urban)10.8 l/100km / 26.2 mpg-UK / 21.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)6.0 l/100km / 47.1 mpg-UK / 39.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)7.8 l/100km / 36.2 mpg-UK / 30.2 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions187 g/km / 301 g/mi / 301 g/mi
  Range577 km / 359 mi / 359 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 front6.5J x 16Wheels rear6.5J x 16
Tyres front205/45 R 16 VTyres rear205/45 R 16 V
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front288 mm / 11.3 in / 11.3 inBrake diameter rear232 mm / 9.1 in / 9.1 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Polo GTi

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