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Volkswagen Golf 1.6

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 Volkswagen Golf 1.6

5-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1593 cm3 / 97.2 cu in / 97.2 cu in, 77.0 kW / 103.3 hp / 103.3 hp @ 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm, 155.0 N·m / 114.3 lb·ft / 114.3 lb·ft @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 194 km/h / 121 mph / 121 mph top speed, consumption 6.3 l/100km / 44.8 mpg-UK / 37.3 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2001
ModelGolf 1.6Issued until
SerieGolf 4Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3940 l / 139.14 cu ft / 139.14 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1305 l / 46.09 cu ft / 46.09 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4160 mm / 163.8 in / 163.8 inTotal (curb) weight1240 kg / 2734 lb / 2734 lb
Width1740 mm / 68.5 in / 68.5 inDry weight
Height1490 mm / 58.7 in / 58.7 inLoad capacity560 kg / 1235 lb / 1235 lb
Wheelbase2680 mm / 105.5 in / 105.5 inGross (max.) weight1800 kg / 3968 lb / 3968 lb
Track frontTowing weight1200 kg / 2646 lb / 2646 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.55  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.20 m2 / 23.7 sq ft / 23.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore76.5 mm / 3.01 in / 3.01 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.9 mm / 3.42 in / 3.42 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.88
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1593 cm3 / 97.2 cu in / 97.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity399.42 cm3/cylinder / 24.374 cu in/cylinder / 24.374 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio12.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power77.0 kW / 103.3 hp / 103.3 hp at 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm
AspirationMax. torque155.0 N·m / 114.3 lb·ft / 114.3 lb·ft at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)15.9 kW / 21.3 hp / 21.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output48.3 kW/l / 1.062 bhp/cu in / 1.062 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque97.3 N·m/l / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in / 0.85 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)7.70 s / 7.70 s / 7.70 sTop (maximal) speed194 km/h / 121 mph / 121 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio84.7 kW/ton / 64.2 bhp/ton / 64.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)8.1 l/100km / 34.9 mpg-UK / 29.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)5.3 l/100km / 53.3 mpg-UK / 44.4 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)6.3 l/100km / 44.8 mpg-UK / 37.3 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions173 g/km / 278 g/mi / 278 g/mi
  Range873 km / 543 mi / 543 mi

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/65-R15Tyres rear195/65-R15
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Golf 1.6

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