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Volkswagen Golf 1.6 Comfortline

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Volkswagen Golf 1.6 Comfortline

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHC, 1594 cm3 / 97.3 cu in / 97.3 cu in, 75.0 kW / 100.6 hp / 100.6 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 148.0 N·m / 109.2 lb·ft / 109.2 lb·ft @ 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 184 km/h / 114 mph / 114 mph top speed, consumption 7.2 l/100km / 39.2 mpg-UK / 32.7 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2008
ModelGolf 1.6 ComfortlineIssued until
SerieGolf 5Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)347 l / 12.25 cu ft / 12.25 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4180 l / 147.62 cu ft / 147.62 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1305 l / 46.09 cu ft / 46.09 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4210 mm / 165.7 in / 165.7 inTotal (curb) weight1175 kg / 2590 lb / 2590 lb
Width1770 mm / 69.7 in / 69.7 inDry weight
Height1490 mm / 58.7 in / 58.7 inLoad capacity625 kg / 1378 lb / 1378 lb
Wheelbase2590 mm / 102.0 in / 102.0 inGross (max.) weight1800 kg / 3968 lb / 3968 lb
Track frontTowing weight1200 kg / 2646 lb / 2646 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.63  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.24 m2 / 24.1 sq ft / 24.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.90 m2 / 9.7 sq ft / 9.7 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)22.3 kW / 29.9 hp / 29.9 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke77.4 mm / 3.05 in / 3.05 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 95Bore/Stroke ratio1.05
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1594 cm3 / 97.3 cu in / 97.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity398.84 cm3/cylinder / 24.339 cu in/cylinder / 24.339 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHCCompression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power75.0 kW / 100.6 hp / 100.6 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationMax. torque148.0 N·m / 109.2 lb·ft / 109.2 lb·ft at 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)30.0 kW / 40.2 hp / 40.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output47.0 kW/l / 1.034 bhp/cu in / 1.034 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque92.8 N·m/l / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed184 km/h / 114 mph / 114 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio86.8 kW/ton / 65.8 bhp/ton / 65.8 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)7.2 l/100km / 39.2 mpg-UK / 32.7 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions149 g/km / 240 g/mi / 240 g/mi
  Range764 km / 475 mi / 475 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front190/65-R15Tyres rear
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 Comfortline

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