Car quick pick



My car fleet

No cars selected
Volkswagen logo

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI DSG

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI DSG

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1390 cm3 / 84.8 cu in / 84.8 cu in, 117.8 kW / 158.0 hp / 158.0 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 240.0 N·m / 177.0 lb·ft / 177.0 lb·ft @ 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm, automatic 7-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 220 km/h / 137 mph / 137 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2008
ModelGolf 1.4 TSI DSGIssued until
SerieGolf 5Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4199 mm / 165.3 in / 165.3 inTotal (curb) weight1286 kg / 2835 lb / 2835 lb
Width1779 mm / 70.0 in / 70.0 inDry weight
Height1479 mm / 58.2 in / 58.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2578 mm / 101.5 in / 101.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1540 mm / 60.6 in / 60.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1513 mm / 59.6 in / 59.6 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.63  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.31Frontal area (A)2.22 m2 / 23.9 sq ft / 23.9 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.69 m2 / 7.4 sq ft / 7.4 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)17.1 kW / 23.0 hp / 23.0 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore76.5 mm / 3.01 in / 3.01 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke75.6 mm / 2.98 in / 2.98 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.01
Fuel supplydirect petrol injectionEngine displacement1390 cm3 / 84.8 cu in / 84.8 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity347.50 cm3/cylinder / 21.206 cu in/cylinder / 21.206 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power117.8 kW / 158.0 hp / 158.0 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque240.0 N·m / 177.0 lb·ft / 177.0 lb·ft at 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercooleryesMax. net output (power at the wheels)70.2 kW / 94.1 hp / 94.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output84.7 kW/l / 1.862 bhp/cu in / 1.862 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque172.7 N·m/l / 1.51 lb·ft/cu in / 1.51 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears7
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed220 km/h / 137 mph / 137 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio122.9 kW/ton / 93.1 bhp/ton / 93.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.00 s / 8.00 s / 8.00 sFuel 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 time16.00 s / 16.00 s / 16.00 s Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time29.10 s / 29.10 s / 29.10 s CO2 emissions139 g/km / 224 g/mi / 224 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front6½J x 16Wheels rear6½J x 16
Tyres front205/55 R 16 VTyres rear205/55 R 16 V
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front312 mm / 12.3 in / 12.3 inBrake diameter rear253 mm / 10.0 in / 10.0 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI DSG

Infobox

Top U.S. Insurance Companies

The top auto insurance companies in the U.S.A., based on several customer and expert ratings, are in the following list. Although individual ratings vary slightly, the order of the insurance companies below approximately reflects their average quality:

 
TOPlist