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Volkswagen Transporter 2.5 TDi

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Volkswagen Transporter 2.5 TDi

5-door 5-seater van, diesel 5-cylinder 25-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 2460 cm3 / 150.1 cu in / 150.1 cu in, 400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2008
ModelTransporter 2.5 TDiIssued until
SerieTransporterNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typevanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)3600 l / 127.13 cu ft / 127.13 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4180 l / 147.62 cu ft / 147.62 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)5800 l / 204.83 cu ft / 204.83 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4220 mm / 166.1 in / 166.1 inTotal (curb) weight2344 kg / 5168 lb / 5168 lb
Width1940 mm / 76.4 in / 76.4 inDry weight
Height2000 mm / 78.7 in / 78.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase3010 mm / 118.5 in / 118.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight2500 kg / 5512 lb / 5512 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.4  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)3.30 m2 / 35.5 sq ft / 35.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders5
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 5 cylinder)Total number of valves25
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder5
Engine constructionBore81.1 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
FueldieselStroke95.5 mm / 3.76 in / 3.76 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.85
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2460 cm3 / 150.1 cu in / 150.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity493.33 cm3/cylinder / 30.105 cu in/cylinder / 30.105 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio18.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power at
AspirationMax. torque400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)
CoolantSpecific output
Catalytic converterSpecific torque162.6 N·m/l / 1.42 lb·ft/cu in / 1.42 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 ratio
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 detailsPower assisted steering
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system), EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), ASC (automatic stabilisation control)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Transporter 2.5 TDi

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