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2003 Volkswagen Polo GT information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3897 mm
How heavy?
1155 kg
What size engine?
1.9 litre, 1896 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
130 PS / 128 bhp / 95 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
310 Nm / 229 ft.lb / 31.6 kgm @ 1900 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 9.30 s
How fast?
206 km/h, 128 mph
How economical?
6.6/4.1/5.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
136 CO2 g/km

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2003 Volkswagen Polo GT technical specifications

Introduction

Volkswagen Polo GT is an automobile that has a 5 door hatchback body style with a front positioned engine supplying power to the front wheels.
Its 1.9 litre engine is a turbocharged, single overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder unit that develops 128 bhp (130 PS/95 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 310 N·m (229 lb·ft/31.6 kgm) at 1900 rpm.
A 6 speed manual gearbox supplies the power to the driven wheels.
Claimed kerb weight is 1155 kg.
Maximum speed claimed is 206 km/h (128 mph), official fuel consumption is 6.6/4.1/5.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 136 g/km.
2003 Volkswagen Polo GT data
2003 Volkswagen Polo GT data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2460 96.9
Track/tread (front) 1435 56.5
Track/tread (rear) 1425 56.1
Length 3897 153.4
Width 1650 65
Height 1465 57.7
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.58
Kerb weight 1155 kg 2546 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 45 litres 9.9 UK Gal 11.9 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.320
Frontal area 2.04
CdA 0.65
engine
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer Volkswagen
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.9 litre
1896 cc
(115.701 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 79.5 × 95.5 mm
3.13 × 3.76 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.83
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 130 PS (128 bhp) (95 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output 67.5 bhp/litre
1.11 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 310 Nm (229 ft·lb) (31.6 kgm)
at 1900 rpm
Specific torque 163.5 Nm/litre
1.98 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; aluminium head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 19:1
Fuel system direct diesel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2054.6 kPa (298 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 474 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 6.20 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 9.30 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 206 km/h (128 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 112.36 PS/g
82.64 kW/g
110.82 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.1 kg/kW
20.21 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 6.6/4.1/5.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km6.6/4.1/5.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre15.2/24.4/20.0 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG42.8/68.9/56.5 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG35.6/57.4/47.0 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 136 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 132.50 g/km
VED band (UK) E
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
Front suspension I.MS.CS.
Rear suspension I.TB.CS.
Wheel size front 6J x 15
Wheel size rear 6J x 15
Tyres front 195/65 R 15 W
Tyres rear 195/65 R 15 W
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 288 mm
Rear brake diameter 232 mm
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.62
Final drive ratio 2.96
general
Carfolio.com ID116743
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2003 Volkswagen Polo GT added 2003-12-22.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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