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Volkswagen Golf 1.6 Comfortline

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Volkswagen Golf 1.6 Comfortline

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHC, 1595 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 5-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 from2006
ModelGolf 1.6 ComfortlineIssued until
SerieGolf 5Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4180 l / 147.62 cu ft / 147.62 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)350 l / 12.36 cu ft / 12.36 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4210 mm / 165.7 in / 165.7 inTotal (curb) weight1204 kg / 2654 lb / 2654 lb
WidthDry weight
Height1490 mm / 58.7 in / 58.7 inLoad capacity920 kg / 2028 lb / 2028 lb
Wheelbase2580 mm / 101.6 in / 101.6 inGross (max.) weight2124 kg / 4683 lb / 4683 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)0.3Frontal area (A)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

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 displacement1595 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 / 1.033 bhp/cu in / 1.033 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 gears5
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 ratio84.7 kW/ton / 64.2 bhp/ton / 64.2 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 emissions173 g/km / 278 g/mi / 278 g/mi
  Range764 km / 475 mi / 475 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering.
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/65R1591HTyres rear195/65R1591H
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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