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Volkswagen Polo Variant

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Volkswagen Polo Variant

5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in, 55.0 kW / 73.8 hp / 73.8 hp @ 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm, 135.0 N·m / 99.6 lb·ft / 99.6 lb·ft @ 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1998
ModelPolo VariantIssued until
SeriePoloNumber 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)3930 l / 138.79 cu ft / 138.79 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4150 mm / 163.4 in / 163.4 inTotal (curb) weight990 kg / 2183 lb / 2183 lb
Width1650 mm / 65.0 in / 65.0 inDry weight
Height1440 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 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 ratio1.72  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.02 m2 / 21.7 sq ft / 21.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.61 m2 / 6.5 sq ft / 6.5 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.1 kW / 20.2 hp / 20.2 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power55.0 kW / 73.8 hp / 73.8 hp at 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm
AspirationMax. torque135.0 N·m / 99.6 lb·ft / 99.6 lb·ft at 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)22.0 kW / 29.5 hp / 29.5 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output34.4 kW/l / 0.756 bhp/cu in / 0.756 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque84.5 N·m/l / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in / 0.74 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) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio75.8 kW/ton / 57.4 bhp/ton / 57.4 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 circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Polo Variant

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