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Volkswagen Polo 1.4 D

(1990 model)

Brief specs of 1990 Volkswagen Polo 1.4 D

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, diesel 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1391 cm3 / 84.9 cu in / 84.9 cu in, 35.0 kW / 46.9 hp / 46.9 hp @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, 85.0 N·m / 62.7 lb·ft / 62.7 lb·ft @ 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1990
ModelPolo 1.4 DIssued until1994
SeriePoloNumber made
Model familyBody constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designation86C
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platform86CNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3765 mm / 148.2 in / 148.2 inTotal (curb) weight805 kg / 1775 lb / 1775 lb
Width1570 mm / 61.8 in / 61.8 inDry weight
Height1350 mm / 53.1 in / 53.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2335 mm / 91.9 in / 91.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1320 mm / 52.0 in / 52.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1345 mm / 53.0 in / 53.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance105 mm / 4.1 in / 4.1 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.6124197002141  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.80 m2 / 19.4 sq ft / 19.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine Code1WTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore75.0 mm / 2.95 in / 2.95 in
FueldieselStroke78.7 mm / 3.10 in / 3.10 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.95298602287166
Fuel supplyHigh Pressure InjectionEngine displacement1391 cm3 / 84.9 cu in / 84.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity347.69 cm3/cylinder / 21.217 cu in/cylinder / 21.217 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio22.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power35.0 kW / 46.9 hp / 46.9 hp at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque85.0 N·m / 62.7 lb·ft / 62.7 lb·ft at 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)14.0 kW / 18.8 hp / 18.8 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output25.2 kW/l / 0.553 bhp/cu in / 0.553 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque61.1 N·m/l / 0.53 lb·ft/cu in / 0.53 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 frontWheels rear
Tyres front155/70 R13Tyres rear155/70 R13
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Polo 1.4 D

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