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Volkswagen Polo

(1984 model)

Brief specs of 1984 Volkswagen Polo

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 1042 cm3 / 63.6 cu in / 63.6 cu in, 30.0 kW / 40.2 hp / 40.2 hp @ 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm, 74.0 N·m / 54.6 lb·ft / 54.6 lb·ft @ 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 135 km/h / 84 mph / 84 mph top speed, consumption 6.5 l/100km / 43.5 mpg-UK / 36.2 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1984
ModelPoloIssued until
SeriePoloNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3940 l / 139.14 cu ft / 139.14 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3660 mm / 144.1 in / 144.1 inTotal (curb) weight700 kg / 1543 lb / 1543 lb
Width1590 mm / 62.6 in / 62.6 inDry weight
Height1360 mm / 53.5 in / 53.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2410 mm / 94.9 in / 94.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity40 l / 8.8 UK gal / 10.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.52  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.84 m2 / 19.8 sq ft / 19.8 sq ft (est.)
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 valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore75.0 mm / 2.95 in / 2.95 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke59.0 mm / 2.32 in / 2.32 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.27
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement1042 cm3 / 63.6 cu in / 63.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity260.65 cm3/cylinder / 15.906 cu in/cylinder / 15.906 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power30.0 kW / 40.2 hp / 40.2 hp at 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque74.0 N·m / 54.6 lb·ft / 54.6 lb·ft at 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)5.4 kW / 7.2 hp / 7.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output28.8 kW/l / 0.633 bhp/cu in / 0.633 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque71.0 N·m/l / 0.62 lb·ft/cu in / 0.62 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)12.70 s / 12.70 s / 12.70 sTop (maximal) speed135 km/h / 84 mph / 84 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio58.0 kW/ton / 43.9 bhp/ton / 43.9 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)6.5 l/100km / 43.5 mpg-UK / 36.2 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions138 g/km / 222 g/mi / 222 g/mi
  Range615 km / 382 mi / 382 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front200/55-R16Tyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Polo

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