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Volkswagen Caddy 1.6i Life

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Volkswagen Caddy 1.6i Life

5-door minivan (multi-purpose vehicle, MPV), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHC, 1595 cm3 / 97.3 cu in / 97.3 cu in, 75.0 kW / 100.6 hp / 100.6 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 148.0 N·m / 109.2 lb·ft / 109.2 lb·ft @ 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 164 km/h / 102 mph / 102 mph top speed, consumption 8.1 l/100km / 34.9 mpg-UK / 29.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2008
ModelCaddy 1.6i LifeIssued until
SerieCaddyNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typeminivan (multi-purpose vehicle, MPV)Number of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)626 l / 22.11 cu ft / 22.11 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2577 l / 91.01 cu ft / 91.01 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1266 l / 44.71 cu ft / 44.71 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4410 mm / 173.6 in / 173.6 inTotal (curb) weight1500 kg / 3307 lb / 3307 lb
Width1840 mm / 72.4 in / 72.4 inDry weight
Height1810 mm / 71.3 in / 71.3 inLoad capacity570 kg / 1257 lb / 1257 lb
Wheelbase2690 mm / 105.9 in / 105.9 inGross (max.) weight2070 kg / 4564 lb / 4564 lb
Track frontTowing weight1302 kg / 2870 lb / 2870 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.83 m2 / 30.5 sq ft / 30.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)1.13 m2 / 12.2 sq ft / 12.2 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)28.1 kW / 37.7 hp / 37.7 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke77.4 mm / 3.05 in / 3.05 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 95Bore/Stroke ratio1.05
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1595 cm3 / 97.3 cu in / 97.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity398.84 cm3/cylinder / 24.339 cu in/cylinder / 24.339 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHCCompression ratio10.3 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power75.0 kW / 100.6 hp / 100.6 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationMax. torque148.0 N·m / 109.2 lb·ft / 109.2 lb·ft at 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)30.0 kW / 40.2 hp / 40.2 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output47.0 kW/l / 1.033 bhp/cu in / 1.033 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque92.8 N·m/l / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed164 km/h / 102 mph / 102 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio68.2 kW/ton / 51.7 bhp/ton / 51.7 bhp/ton
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)8.1 l/100km / 34.9 mpg-UK / 29.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions173 g/km / 278 g/mi / 278 g/mi
  Range741 km / 460 mi / 460 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering Traction control. Optional Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/65-R15Tyres rear195/65-R15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system), EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), ASC (automatic stabilisation control)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Caddy 1.6i Life

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