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Volkswagen Vento TDI GL

(1992 model)

Brief specs of 1992 Volkswagen Vento TDI GL

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), diesel 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1896 cm3 / 115.7 cu in / 115.7 cu in, 67.1 kW / 90.0 hp / 90.0 hp, 202.0 N·m / 149.0 lb·ft / 149.0 lb·ft, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 185 km/h / 115 mph / 115 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1992
ModelVento TDI GLIssued until
SerieVentoNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4380 mm / 172.4 in / 172.4 inTotal (curb) weight1208 kg / 2663 lb / 2663 lb
Width1695 mm / 66.7 in / 66.7 inDry weight
Height1425 mm / 56.1 in / 56.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2475 mm / 97.4 in / 97.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance152 mm / 6.0 in / 6.0 inFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.77  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.05 m2 / 22.1 sq ft / 22.1 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) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore79.5 mm / 3.13 in / 3.13 in
FueldieselStroke95.5 mm / 3.76 in / 3.76 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.83
Fuel supplyEngine displacement1896 cm3 / 115.7 cu in / 115.7 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity474.00 cm3/cylinder / 28.925 cu in/cylinder / 28.925 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio19.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power67.1 kW / 90.0 hp / 90.0 hp at
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque202.0 N·m / 149.0 lb·ft / 149.0 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercooleryesMax. net output (power at the wheels)37.4 kW / 50.2 hp / 50.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output35.4 kW/l / 0.778 bhp/cu in / 0.778 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque106.5 N·m/l / 0.93 lb·ft/cu in / 0.93 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)7.90 s / 7.90 s / 7.90 sTop (maximal) speed185 km/h / 115 mph / 115 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)11.10 s / 11.10 s / 11.10 sPower-to-weight ratio74.5 kW/ton / 56.4 bhp/ton / 56.4 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
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.2Turning circle10.9 m / 35.8 ft / 35.8 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Lower wishbone, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearTorsion bar axle, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Vento TDI GL

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