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Volkswagen Golf Variant 1.4 TwinCharger

(2007 model)

Brief specs of 2007 Volkswagen Golf Variant 1.4 TwinCharger

5-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), 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, 220 km/h / 137 mph / 137 mph top speed, consumption 7.3 l/100km / 38.7 mpg-UK / 32.2 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2007
ModelGolf Variant 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 typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4556 mm / 179.4 in / 179.4 inTotal (curb) weight1362 kg / 3003 lb / 3003 lb
Width1781 mm / 70.1 in / 70.1 inDry weight
Height1504 mm / 59.2 in / 59.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2578 mm / 101.5 in / 101.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1535 mm / 60.4 in / 60.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1508 mm / 59.4 in / 59.4 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.77  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.31Frontal area (A)2.20 m2 / 23.7 sq ft / 23.7 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.68 m2 / 7.3 sq ft / 7.3 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.9 kW / 22.7 hp / 22.7 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder4
Engine constructioncast iron 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
IntercooleryesMax. net output (power at the wheels)69.7 kW / 93.4 hp / 93.4 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)6.00 s / 6.00 s / 6.00 sTop (maximal) speed220 km/h / 137 mph / 137 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio123.3 kW/ton / 93.5 bhp/ton / 93.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.50 s / 8.50 s / 8.50 sFuel consumption, City (urban)9.7 l/100km / 29.1 mpg-UK / 24.2 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)7.3 l/100km / 38.7 mpg-UK / 32.2 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions174 g/km / 280 g/mi / 280 g/mi
  Range753 km / 468 mi / 468 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 Variant 1.4 TwinCharger

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