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Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, diesel 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1968 cm3 / 120.1 cu in / 120.1 cu in, 102.9 kW / 138.0 hp / 138.0 hp @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, 320.0 N·m / 236.0 lb·ft / 236.0 lb·ft @ 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 209 km/h / 130 mph / 130 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2008
ModelGolf 2.0 TDIIssued 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) weight1299 kg / 2864 lb / 2864 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 constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
FueldieselStroke95.5 mm / 3.76 in / 3.76 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.85
Fuel supplycommon rail direct diesel injectionEngine displacement1968 cm3 / 120.1 cu in / 120.1 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity492.00 cm3/cylinder / 30.024 cu in/cylinder / 30.024 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio16.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power102.9 kW / 138.0 hp / 138.0 hp at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque320.0 N·m / 236.0 lb·ft / 236.0 lb·ft at 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercooleryesMax. net output (power at the wheels)61.5 kW / 82.5 hp / 82.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output52.3 kW/l / 1.149 bhp/cu in / 1.149 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque162.6 N·m/l / 1.42 lb·ft/cu in / 1.42 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.72
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.76

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed209 km/h / 130 mph / 130 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio106.2 kW/ton / 80.5 bhp/ton / 80.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h9.30 s / 9.30 s / 9.30 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 time16.70 s / 16.70 s / 16.70 s Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time30.50 s / 30.50 s / 30.50 s CO2 emissions129 g/km / 208 g/mi / 208 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front6J x 15Wheels rear6J x 15
Tyres front195/65 R 15 HTyres rear195/65 R 15 H
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front280 mm / 11.0 in / 11.0 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 2.0 TDI

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