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Volkswagen Golf 3.2

(1999 model)

Brief specs of 1999 Volkswagen Golf 3.2

3-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3201 cm3 / 195.3 cu in / 195.3 cu in, 179.0 kW / 240.0 hp / 240.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 350.0 N·m / 258.1 lb·ft / 258.1 lb·ft @ 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, four wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1999
ModelGolf 3.2Issued until
SerieGolf 4Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4340 l / 153.27 cu ft / 153.27 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4160 mm / 163.8 in / 163.8 inTotal (curb) weight1470 kg / 3241 lb / 3241 lb
Width1740 mm / 68.5 in / 68.5 inDry weight
Height1450 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2520 mm / 99.2 in / 99.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity62 l / 13.6 UK gal / 16.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.65  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.14 m2 / 23.1 sq ft / 23.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.64 m2 / 6.9 sq ft / 6.9 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.0 kW / 21.4 hp / 21.4 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.1 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke95.9 mm / 3.78 in / 3.78 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.88
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement3201 cm3 / 195.3 cu in / 195.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity532.72 cm3/cylinder / 32.509 cu in/cylinder / 32.509 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio19.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power179.0 kW / 240.0 hp / 240.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationMax. torque350.0 N·m / 258.1 lb·ft / 258.1 lb·ft at 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)71.6 kW / 96.0 hp / 96.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output55.9 kW/l / 1.229 bhp/cu in / 1.229 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque109.3 N·m/l / 0.96 lb·ft/cu in / 0.96 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefour 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 ratio165.3 kW/ton / 125.2 bhp/ton / 125.2 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)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
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 3.2

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