Key facts

Volkswagen Sharan V6, 2003 MY information summary

What body style?
multi-purpose vehicle with 7/8 seats
How long?
4634 mm
How heavy?
1743 kg
What size engine?
2.8 litre, 2792 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
204 PS / 201 bhp / 150 kW @ 6200 rpm
How much torque?
265 Nm / 195 ft.lb / 27 kgm @ 3400 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 9.90 s
How fast?
217 km/h, 135 mph
How economical?
14.6/8.3/10.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
254 CO2 g/km

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2003 Volkswagen Sharan V6 technical specifications

Introduction

The Volkswagen Sharan V6 is a multi-purpose vehicle with 5 doors and a front mounted engine which delivers the power through the front wheels.
Power is supplied by a double overhead camshaft, 2.8 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder motor, with 4 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 201 bhp (204 PS/150 kW) at 6200 rpm and 265 N·m (195 lb·ft/27 kgm) at 3400 rpm respectively.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels by means of a 6 speed manual transmission.
The stated kerb weight is 1743 kg.
Its maximum speed claimed is 217 km/h or 135 mph, manufacturer claimed fuel consumption is 14.6/8.3/10.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 254 g/km.
2003 Volkswagen Sharan V6 data
Volkswagen Sharan V6, 2003 MY data
bodywork
Body type7/8 seater multi-purpose vehicle
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2841 111.9
Track/tread (front) 1530 60.2
Track/tread (rear) 1524 60
Length 4634 182.4
Width 1810 71.3
Height 1730 68.1
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.63
Kerb weight 1743 kg 3843 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.310
Frontal area 2.68
CdA 0.83
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Volkswagen
Engine code
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 2.8 litre
2792 cc
(170.378 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 81 × 90.3 mm
3.19 × 3.56 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.9
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 204 PS (201 bhp) (150 kW)
at 6200 rpm
Specific output 72 bhp/litre
1.18 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 265 Nm (195 ft·lb) (27 kgm)
at 3400 rpm
Specific torque 94.91 Nm/litre
1.15 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; aluminium head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.7:1
Fuel system MPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1192.7 kPa (173 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 465.33 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 7.20 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 9.90 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 16.80 s
Standing kilometre 30.50 s
Maximum speed 217 km/h (135 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 116.92 PS/g
85.99 kW/g
115.32 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.63 kg/kW
19.42 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 14.6/8.3/10.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km14.6/8.3/10.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre6.8/12.0/9.4 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG19.3/34.0/26.6 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG16.1/28.3/22.2 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 254 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 245.92 g/km
VED band (UK) L
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 11.90 m
Front suspension I.MS.LW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.STA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 6J x 16
Wheel size rear 6J x 16
Tyres front 215/55 R 16 W
Tyres rear 215/55 R 15 W
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 313 mm
Rear brake diameter 294 mm
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.79
Final drive ratio 3.59
general
Carfolio.com ID108757
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 24.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2003 Volkswagen Sharan V6 added 2003-03-24.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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