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Volkswagen Polo 1.4 TDi GT

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Volkswagen Polo 1.4 TDi GT

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, diesel 3-cylinder 6-valve straight (inline) engine, OHC, 1422 cm3 / 86.8 cu in / 86.8 cu in, 55.0 kW / 73.8 hp / 73.8 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 196.0 N·m / 144.6 lb·ft / 144.6 lb·ft @ 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 170 km/h / 106 mph / 106 mph top speed, consumption 4.5 l/100km / 62.8 mpg-UK / 52.3 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2008
ModelPolo 1.4 TDi GTIssued 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) weight1165 kg / 2568 lb / 2568 lb
Width1660 mm / 65.4 in / 65.4 inDry weight
Height1470 mm / 57.9 in / 57.9 inLoad capacity475 kg / 1047 lb / 1047 lb
Wheelbase2470 mm / 97.2 in / 97.2 inGross (max.) weight1640 kg / 3616 lb / 3616 lb
Track frontTowing weight1000 kg / 2205 lb / 2205 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 valves6
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore79.5 mm / 3.13 in / 3.13 in
FueldieselStroke95.5 mm / 3.76 in / 3.76 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.83
Fuel supplyTurboEngine displacement1422 cm3 / 86.8 cu in / 86.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity474.05 cm3/cylinder / 28.928 cu in/cylinder / 28.928 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHCCompression ratio
SumpwetMax. output power55.0 kW / 73.8 hp / 73.8 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque196.0 N·m / 144.6 lb·ft / 144.6 lb·ft at 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)22.0 kW / 29.5 hp / 29.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output38.7 kW/l / 0.850 bhp/cu in / 0.850 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque137.8 N·m/l / 1.21 lb·ft/cu in / 1.21 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) speed170 km/h / 106 mph / 106 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio64.4 kW/ton / 48.8 bhp/ton / 48.8 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)4.5 l/100km / 62.8 mpg-UK / 52.3 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions173 g/km / 278 g/mi / 278 g/mi
  Range1000 km / 622 mi / 622 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Polo 1.4 TDi GT

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