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Volkswagen Golf 1.8 (90 HP)

(1991 model)

Brief specs of 1991 Volkswagen Golf 1.8 (90 HP)

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in, 66.0 kW / 88.5 hp / 88.5 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 145.0 N·m / 106.9 lb·ft / 106.9 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1991
ModelGolf 1.8 (90 HP)Issued until1997
SerieGolf 3Number made
Model familyBody constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designation1HX
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4020 mm / 158.3 in / 158.3 inTotal (curb) weight1100 kg / 2425 lb / 2425 lb
Width1695 mm / 66.7 in / 66.7 inDry weight
Height1425 mm / 56.1 in / 56.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2475 mm / 97.4 in / 97.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1478 mm / 58.2 in / 58.2 inTowing weight
Track rear1448 mm / 57.0 in / 57.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.6242424242424  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.05 m2 / 22.1 sq ft / 22.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeABS, ADZTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.4 mm / 3.40 in / 3.40 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.9375
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity445.22 cm3/cylinder / 27.169 cu in/cylinder / 27.169 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power66.0 kW / 88.5 hp / 88.5 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque145.0 N·m / 106.9 lb·ft / 106.9 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)26.4 kW / 35.4 hp / 35.4 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output37.1 kW/l / 0.814 bhp/cu in / 0.814 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque81.4 N·m/l / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in / 0.71 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 front175/70 R13Tyres rear175/70 R13
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Golf 1.8 (90 HP)

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