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Volkswagen Polo 1.4 Trendline

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Volkswagen Polo 1.4 Trendline

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1390 cm3 / 84.8 cu in / 84.8 cu in, 55.0 kW / 73.8 hp / 73.8 hp @ 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm, 122.0 N·m / 90.0 lb·ft / 90.0 lb·ft @ 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 171 km/h / 106 mph / 106 mph top speed, consumption 6.9 l/100km / 40.9 mpg-UK / 34.1 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2008
ModelPolo 1.4 TrendlineIssued until
SeriePoloNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
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

Length3920 mm / 154.3 in / 154.3 inTotal (curb) weight1089 kg / 2401 lb / 2401 lb
Width1660 mm / 65.4 in / 65.4 inDry weight
Height1490 mm / 58.7 in / 58.7 inLoad capacity471 kg / 1038 lb / 1038 lb
Wheelbase2470 mm / 97.2 in / 97.2 inGross (max.) weight1560 kg / 3439 lb / 3439 lb
Track frontTowing weight1055 kg / 2326 lb / 2326 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity45 l / 9.9 UK gal / 11.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.59  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.10 m2 / 22.6 sq ft / 22.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.84 m2 / 9.1 sq ft / 9.1 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)20.9 kW / 28.0 hp / 28.0 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1390 cm3 / 84.8 cu in / 84.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power55.0 kW / 73.8 hp / 73.8 hp at 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm
AspirationMax. torque122.0 N·m / 90.0 lb·ft / 90.0 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.)
CoolantSpecific output39.6 kW/l / 0.870 bhp/cu in / 0.870 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque87.8 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) speed171 km/h / 106 mph / 106 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio68.9 kW/ton / 52.2 bhp/ton / 52.2 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)6.9 l/100km / 40.9 mpg-UK / 34.1 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions154 g/km / 248 g/mi / 248 g/mi
  Range652 km / 405 mi / 405 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering Optional traction control. Optional Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
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), EBD (electronic brake-force distribution)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Polo 1.4 Trendline

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