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Volkswagen Golf Variant FSi

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 Volkswagen Golf Variant FSi

5-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), 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, 80.5 kW / 108.0 hp / 108.0 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 155.0 N·m / 114.3 lb·ft / 114.3 lb·ft @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 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 Variant FSiIssued until
SerieGolf 4Number made
Model familyGolf Mark 4Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4180 l / 147.62 cu ft / 147.62 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4397 mm / 173.1 in / 173.1 inTotal (curb) weight1247 kg / 2749 lb / 2749 lb
Width1735 mm / 68.3 in / 68.3 inDry weight
Height1485 mm / 58.5 in / 58.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2515 mm / 99.0 in / 99.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1513 mm / 59.6 in / 59.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1494 mm / 58.8 in / 58.8 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.32Frontal area (A)2.12 m2 / 22.8 sq ft / 22.8 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.68 m2 / 7.3 sq ft / 7.3 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.9 kW / 22.7 hp / 22.7 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder4
Engine constructioncast iron block; aluminium headBore76.5 mm / 3.01 in / 3.01 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.9 mm / 3.42 in / 3.42 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.88
Fuel supplydirect petrol injectionEngine displacement1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity399.50 cm3/cylinder / 24.379 cu in/cylinder / 24.379 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio12.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power80.5 kW / 108.0 hp / 108.0 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque155.0 N·m / 114.3 lb·ft / 114.3 lb·ft at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)48.0 kW / 64.3 hp / 64.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output50.4 kW/l / 1.107 bhp/cu in / 1.107 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque97.0 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) ratio0.78
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.36

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 ratio86.6 kW/ton / 65.6 bhp/ton / 65.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h11.70 s / 11.70 s / 11.70 sFuel 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 emissions151 g/km / 243 g/mi / 243 g/mi
  Range873 km / 543 mi / 543 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle10.9 m / 35.8 ft / 35.8 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Torsion bar, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front6J x 15Wheels rear6J x 15
Tyres front195/65 R 15 HTyres rear195/65 R 15 H
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front280 mm / 11.0 in / 11.0 inBrake diameter rear232 mm / 9.1 in / 9.1 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Golf Variant FSi

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