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Volkswagen Polo Classic 75 1.4 16V

(1999 model)

Brief specs of 1999 Volkswagen Polo Classic 75 1.4 16V

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), 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, 55.0 kW / 73.8 hp / 73.8 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 126.0 N·m / 92.9 lb·ft / 92.9 lb·ft @ 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1999
ModelPolo Classic 75 1.4 16VIssued until2000
SeriePoloNumber made
Model familyBody constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designation6KV2
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA


Base platform6KV2Number of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4164 mm / 163.9 in / 163.9 inTotal (curb) weight1040 kg / 2293 lb / 2293 lb
Width1640 mm / 64.6 in / 64.6 inDry weight
Height1414 mm / 55.7 in / 55.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2441 mm / 96.1 in / 96.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1429 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1410 mm / 55.5 in / 55.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance110 mm / 4.3 in / 4.3 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7058582548136  


Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.97 m2 / 21.2 sq ft / 21.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)


Engine CodeAPETotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore76.5 mm / 3.01 in / 3.01 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke75.6 mm / 2.98 in / 2.98 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.0119047619048
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement1390 cm3 / 84.8 cu in / 84.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity347.48 cm3/cylinder / 21.205 cu in/cylinder / 21.205 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power55.0 kW / 73.8 hp / 73.8 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque126.0 N·m / 92.9 lb·ft / 92.9 lb·ft at 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)22.0 kW / 29.5 hp / 29.5 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output39.6 kW/l / 0.870 bhp/cu in / 0.870 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque90.6 N·m/l / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in


Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio


Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions


Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front6J x 14Wheels rear6J x 14
Tyres front185/60 R14Tyres rear185/60 R14
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Polo Classic 75 1.4 16V


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