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Volkswagen Polo 1.6 16V GTI

(1999 model)

Brief specs of 1999 Volkswagen Polo 1.6 16V GTI

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, 92.0 kW / 123.4 hp / 123.4 hp @ 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm, 152.0 N·m / 112.1 lb·ft / 112.1 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1999
ModelPolo 1.6 16V GTIIssued until2000
SeriePoloNumber made
Model familyBody constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designation6N2
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platform6N2Number of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3743 mm / 147.4 in / 147.4 inTotal (curb) weight1010 kg / 2227 lb / 2227 lb
Width1632 mm / 64.3 in / 64.3 inDry weight
Height1418 mm / 55.8 in / 55.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2407 mm / 94.8 in / 94.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1392 mm / 54.8 in / 54.8 inTowing weight
Track rear1400 mm / 55.1 in / 55.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance110 mm / 4.3 in / 4.3 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.5550477773162  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.97 m2 / 21.2 sq ft / 21.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeARCTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) 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 ratio0.88032220943613
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine 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 ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power92.0 kW / 123.4 hp / 123.4 hp at 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque152.0 N·m / 112.1 lb·ft / 112.1 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)36.8 kW / 49.3 hp / 49.3 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output57.6 kW/l / 1.265 bhp/cu in / 1.265 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque95.1 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front6J x 15Wheels rear6J x 15
Tyres front195/45 R15Tyres rear195/45 R15
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Polo 1.6 16V GTI

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