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Volkswagen Polo 1.2

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Volkswagen Polo 1.2

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 3-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, OHC, 1198 cm3 / 73.1 cu in / 73.1 cu in, 41.0 kW / 55.0 hp / 55.0 hp @ 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm, 106.0 N·m / 78.2 lb·ft / 78.2 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 152 km/h / 94 mph / 94 mph top speed, consumption 5.9 l/100km / 47.9 mpg-UK / 39.9 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2008
ModelPolo 1.2Issued until
SeriePoloNumber 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)270 l / 9.53 cu ft / 9.53 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2577 l / 91.01 cu ft / 91.01 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1030 l / 36.37 cu ft / 36.37 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length3900 mm / 153.5 in / 153.5 inTotal (curb) weight1072 kg / 2363 lb / 2363 lb
Width1660 mm / 65.4 in / 65.4 inDry weight
Height1470 mm / 57.9 in / 57.9 inLoad capacity438 kg / 966 lb / 966 lb
Wheelbase2470 mm / 97.2 in / 97.2 inGross (max.) weight1510 kg / 3329 lb / 3329 lb
Track frontTowing weight700 kg / 1543 lb / 1543 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity45 l / 9.9 UK gal / 11.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.58  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.07 m2 / 22.3 sq ft / 22.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.83 m2 / 8.9 sq ft / 8.9 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)20.6 kW / 27.6 hp / 27.6 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders3
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 3 cylinder)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore76.5 mm / 3.01 in / 3.01 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.9 mm / 3.42 in / 3.42 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 95Bore/Stroke ratio0.88
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1198 cm3 / 73.1 cu in / 73.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity399.42 cm3/cylinder / 24.374 cu in/cylinder / 24.374 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHCCompression ratio10.8 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power41.0 kW / 55.0 hp / 55.0 hp at 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm
AspirationMax. torque106.0 N·m / 78.2 lb·ft / 78.2 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)16.4 kW / 22.0 hp / 22.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output34.2 kW/l / 0.752 bhp/cu in / 0.752 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque88.5 N·m/l / 0.77 lb·ft/cu in / 0.77 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) speed152 km/h / 94 mph / 94 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio52.2 kW/ton / 39.6 bhp/ton / 39.6 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)5.9 l/100km / 47.9 mpg-UK / 39.9 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions149 g/km / 240 g/mi / 240 g/mi
  Range763 km / 474 mi / 474 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front165/70-R14Tyres rear165/70-R14
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Polo 1.2

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