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Volkswagen Golf 2.0 SDi Comfortline

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Volkswagen Golf 2.0 SDi Comfortline

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, diesel 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1968 cm3 / 120.1 cu in / 120.1 cu in, 55.0 kW / 73.8 hp / 73.8 hp @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, 140.0 N·m / 103.3 lb·ft / 103.3 lb·ft @ 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 163 km/h / 101 mph / 101 mph top speed, consumption 5.3 l/100km / 53.3 mpg-UK / 44.4 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2008
ModelGolf 2.0 SDi 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) weight1215 kg / 2679 lb / 2679 lb
Width1770 mm / 69.7 in / 69.7 inDry weight
Height1490 mm / 58.7 in / 58.7 inLoad capacity615 kg / 1356 lb / 1356 lb
Wheelbase2590 mm / 102.0 in / 102.0 inGross (max.) weight1830 kg / 4034 lb / 4034 lb
Track frontTowing weight1000 kg / 2205 lb / 2205 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 valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
FueldieselStroke95.5 mm / 3.76 in / 3.76 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.85
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1968 cm3 / 120.1 cu in / 120.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity492.11 cm3/cylinder / 30.030 cu in/cylinder / 30.030 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio19.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power55.0 kW / 73.8 hp / 73.8 hp at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
AspirationMax. torque140.0 N·m / 103.3 lb·ft / 103.3 lb·ft at 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)22.0 kW / 29.5 hp / 29.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output27.9 kW/l / 0.614 bhp/cu in / 0.614 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque71.1 N·m/l / 0.62 lb·ft/cu in / 0.62 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) speed163 km/h / 101 mph / 101 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio61.7 kW/ton / 46.7 bhp/ton / 46.7 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)5.3 l/100km / 53.3 mpg-UK / 44.4 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions149 g/km / 240 g/mi / 240 g/mi
  Range1038 km / 645 mi / 645 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 2.0 SDi Comfortline

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