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Volkswagen Sharan

(1997 model)

Brief specs of 1997 Volkswagen Sharan

5-door 8-seater minivan (multi-purpose vehicle, MPV), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, 1894 cm3 / 115.6 cu in / 115.6 cu in, 84.0 kW / 112.6 hp / 112.6 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 170.0 N·m / 125.4 lb·ft / 125.4 lb·ft @ 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1997
ModelSharanIssued until
SerieSharanNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typeminivan (multi-purpose vehicle, MPV)Number of seats8
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5120 l / 180.81 cu ft / 180.81 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4630 mm / 182.3 in / 182.3 inTotal (curb) weight1715 kg / 3781 lb / 3781 lb
Width1820 mm / 71.7 in / 71.7 inDry weight
Height1740 mm / 68.5 in / 68.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2840 mm / 111.8 in / 111.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.63  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.69 m2 / 29.0 sq ft / 29.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.81 m2 / 8.7 sq ft / 8.7 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)20.1 kW / 26.9 hp / 26.9 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore82.5 mm / 3.25 in / 3.25 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke92.8 mm / 3.65 in / 3.65 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.89
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1894 cm3 / 115.6 cu in / 115.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity496.07 cm3/cylinder / 30.272 cu in/cylinder / 30.272 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power84.0 kW / 112.6 hp / 112.6 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque170.0 N·m / 125.4 lb·ft / 125.4 lb·ft at 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)33.6 kW / 45.1 hp / 45.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output44.4 kW/l / 0.975 bhp/cu in / 0.975 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque89.8 N·m/l / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in / 0.79 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 ratio66.8 kW/ton / 50.6 bhp/ton / 50.6 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)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

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 front195/60-R16Tyres rear195/60-R16
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Sharan

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