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Volkswagen Golf Variant 2.3 V5

(1999 model)

Brief specs of 1999 Volkswagen Golf Variant 2.3 V5

5-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 5-cylinder 10-valve VR (narrow-angle V) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2324 cm3 / 141.8 cu in / 141.8 cu in, 110.0 kW / 147.5 hp / 147.5 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 205.0 N·m / 151.2 lb·ft / 151.2 lb·ft @ 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1999
ModelGolf Variant 2.3 V5Issued until0
SerieGolf 4Number made
Model familyBody constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designation1J5
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformGolf IVNumber of doors5
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4397 mm / 173.1 in / 173.1 inTotal (curb) weight1285 kg / 2833 lb / 2833 lb
Width1735 mm / 68.3 in / 68.3 inDry weight
Height1485 mm / 58.5 in / 58.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2515 mm / 99.0 in / 99.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1515 mm / 59.6 in / 59.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1495 mm / 58.9 in / 58.9 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.748310139165  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.19 m2 / 23.6 sq ft / 23.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeAGZTotal number of cylinders5
Engine TypeVR (narrow-angle V) engine Total number of valves10
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.2 mm / 3.55 in / 3.55 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.8980044345898
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement2324 cm3 / 141.8 cu in / 141.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity464.80 cm3/cylinder / 28.364 cu in/cylinder / 28.364 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power110.0 kW / 147.5 hp / 147.5 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque205.0 N·m / 151.2 lb·ft / 151.2 lb·ft at 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)44.0 kW / 59.0 hp / 59.0 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output47.3 kW/l / 1.040 bhp/cu in / 1.040 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque88.2 N·m/l / 0.77 lb·ft/cu in / 0.77 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 front205/55 R16Tyres rear205/55 R16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Golf Variant 2.3 V5

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