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Volkswagen Citi Golf 1.6

(1978 model)

Brief specs of 1978 Volkswagen Citi Golf 1.6

5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 1595 cm3 / 97.3 cu in / 97.3 cu in, 60.0 kW / 80.5 hp / 80.5 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 131.0 N·m / 96.6 lb·ft / 96.6 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1978
ModelCiti Golf 1.6Issued until
SerieCitiNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3860 l / 136.31 cu ft / 136.31 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3820 mm / 150.4 in / 150.4 inTotal (curb) weight880 kg / 1940 lb / 1940 lb
Width1620 mm / 63.8 in / 63.8 inDry weight
Height1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2410 mm / 94.9 in / 94.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.59  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)1.96 m2 / 21.0 sq ft / 21.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.78 m2 / 8.4 sq ft / 8.4 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)19.4 kW / 26.1 hp / 26.1 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore79.5 mm / 3.13 in / 3.13 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.4 mm / 3.40 in / 3.40 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.92
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement1595 cm3 / 97.3 cu in / 97.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity428.88 cm3/cylinder / 26.172 cu in/cylinder / 26.172 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power60.0 kW / 80.5 hp / 80.5 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque131.0 N·m / 96.6 lb·ft / 96.6 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)24.0 kW / 32.2 hp / 32.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output37.6 kW/l / 0.827 bhp/cu in / 0.827 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque82.1 N·m/l / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront 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 ratio93.2 kW/ton / 70.6 bhp/ton / 70.6 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)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle10.0 m / 32.8 ft / 32.8 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front155/80-R13Tyres rear155/80-R13
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Citi Golf 1.6

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