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Volkswagen Fox 1.4

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Volkswagen Fox 1.4

3-door 4-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHC, 1390 cm3 / 84.8 cu in / 84.8 cu in, 55.0 kW / 73.8 hp / 73.8 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 124.0 N·m / 91.5 lb·ft / 91.5 lb·ft @ 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 162 km/h / 101 mph / 101 mph top speed, consumption 6.7 l/100km / 42.2 mpg-UK / 35.1 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2008
ModelFox 1.4Issued until
SerieFoxNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)676 l / 23.87 cu ft / 23.87 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4180 l / 147.62 cu ft / 147.62 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1351 l / 47.71 cu ft / 47.71 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length3830 mm / 150.8 in / 150.8 inTotal (curb) weight1012 kg / 2231 lb / 2231 lb
Width1670 mm / 65.7 in / 65.7 inDry weight
Height1550 mm / 61.0 in / 61.0 inLoad capacity508 kg / 1120 lb / 1120 lb
Wheelbase2470 mm / 97.2 in / 97.2 inGross (max.) weight1520 kg / 3351 lb / 3351 lb
Track frontTowing weight3500 kg / 7716 lb / 7716 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity50 l / 11.0 UK gal / 13.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.55  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.20 m2 / 23.7 sq ft / 23.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.88 m2 / 9.5 sq ft / 9.5 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)21.9 kW / 29.3 hp / 29.3 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsunleaded 95Bore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1390 cm3 / 84.8 cu in / 84.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignOHCCompression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power55.0 kW / 73.8 hp / 73.8 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque124.0 N·m / 91.5 lb·ft / 91.5 lb·ft at 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)22.0 kW / 29.5 hp / 29.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output39.6 kW/l / 0.870 bhp/cu in / 0.870 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque89.2 N·m/l / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in / 0.78 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) speed162 km/h / 101 mph / 101 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio74.1 kW/ton / 56.1 bhp/ton / 56.1 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)6.7 l/100km / 42.2 mpg-UK / 35.1 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions173 g/km / 278 g/mi / 278 g/mi
  Range746 km / 464 mi / 464 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering detailsOptional traction control. Optional Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front165/70-R14Tyres rear165/70-R14
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsOptional ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Fox 1.4

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