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Volkswagen Golf 1.6 FSi Comfortline

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Volkswagen Golf 1.6 FSi Comfortline

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in, 85.0 kW / 114.0 hp / 114.0 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 155.0 N·m / 114.3 lb·ft / 114.3 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 192 km/h / 119 mph / 119 mph top speed, consumption 6.4 l/100km / 44.1 mpg-UK / 36.8 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2008
ModelGolf 1.6 FSi 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)2577 l / 91.01 cu ft / 91.01 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) weight1188 kg / 2619 lb / 2619 lb
Width1770 mm / 69.7 in / 69.7 inDry weight
Height1490 mm / 58.7 in / 58.7 inLoad capacity624 kg / 1376 lb / 1376 lb
Wheelbase2590 mm / 102.0 in / 102.0 inGross (max.) weight1812 kg / 3995 lb / 3995 lb
Track frontTowing weight1206 kg / 2659 lb / 2659 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 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 detailsunleaded 98Bore/Stroke ratio0.88
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 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 power85.0 kW / 114.0 hp / 114.0 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
AspirationMax. torque155.0 N·m / 114.3 lb·ft / 114.3 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)34.0 kW / 45.6 hp / 45.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output53.2 kW/l / 1.169 bhp/cu in / 1.169 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque97.0 N·m/l / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in / 0.85 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) speed192 km/h / 119 mph / 119 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio97.0 kW/ton / 73.5 bhp/ton / 73.5 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)6.4 l/100km / 44.1 mpg-UK / 36.8 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions149 g/km / 240 g/mi / 240 g/mi
  Range859 km / 534 mi / 534 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 front195/65-R15Tyres rear195/65-R15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Golf 1.6 FSi Comfortline

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