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Volkswagen Polo Classic 1.7 SDI

(1997 model)

Brief specs of 1997 Volkswagen Polo Classic 1.7 SDI

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), diesel 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1716 cm3 / 104.7 cu in / 104.7 cu in, 44.0 kW / 59.0 hp / 59.0 hp @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, 115.0 N·m / 84.8 lb·ft / 84.8 lb·ft @ 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1997
ModelPolo Classic 1.7 SDIIssued until2000
SeriePoloNumber made
Model familyBody constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designation6KV2
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

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) weight1060 kg / 2337 lb / 2337 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  

Aerodynamics

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

Engine CodeAKUTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore79.5 mm / 3.13 in / 3.13 in
FueldieselStroke86.4 mm / 3.40 in / 3.40 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.92013888888889
Fuel supplyHigh Pressure InjectionEngine displacement1716 cm3 / 104.7 cu in / 104.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity428.88 cm3/cylinder / 26.172 cu in/cylinder / 26.172 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio19.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power44.0 kW / 59.0 hp / 59.0 hp at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque115.0 N·m / 84.8 lb·ft / 84.8 lb·ft at 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)17.6 kW / 23.6 hp / 23.6 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output25.6 kW/l / 0.563 bhp/cu in / 0.563 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque67.0 N·m/l / 0.59 lb·ft/cu in / 0.59 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

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

Performance

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
  Range

Chassis

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 1.7 SDI

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