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Volkswagen Golf 1.9 TDI (115 HP)

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Volkswagen Golf 1.9 TDI (115 HP)

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, diesel 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1896 cm3 / 115.7 cu in / 115.7 cu in, 85.0 kW / 114.0 hp / 114.0 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 285.0 N·m / 210.2 lb·ft / 210.2 lb·ft @ 1900 rpm / 1900 rpm / 1900 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1998
ModelGolf 1.9 TDI (115 HP)Issued until2000
SerieGolf 4Number made
Model familyBody constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designation1J1
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4149 mm / 163.3 in / 163.3 inTotal (curb) weight1237 kg / 2727 lb / 2727 lb
Width1735 mm / 68.3 in / 68.3 inDry weight
Height1439 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2511 mm / 98.9 in / 98.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1513 mm / 59.6 in / 59.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1494 mm / 58.8 in / 58.8 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.6523297491039  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.12 m2 / 22.8 sq ft / 22.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeAJMTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore79.5 mm / 3.13 in / 3.13 in
FueldieselStroke95.5 mm / 3.76 in / 3.76 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.83246073298429
Fuel supplyHigh Pressure InjectionEngine displacement1896 cm3 / 115.7 cu in / 115.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity474.05 cm3/cylinder / 28.929 cu in/cylinder / 28.929 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio18.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power85.0 kW / 114.0 hp / 114.0 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque285.0 N·m / 210.2 lb·ft / 210.2 lb·ft at 1900 rpm / 1900 rpm / 1900 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)34.0 kW / 45.6 hp / 45.6 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output44.8 kW/l / 0.985 bhp/cu in / 0.985 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque150.3 N·m/l / 1.31 lb·ft/cu in / 1.31 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 front195/65 R15Tyres rear195/65 R15
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Golf 1.9 TDI (115 HP)

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