Key facts

2003 Volkswagen Golf 1.6 FSI Automatic information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4204 mm
How heavy?
1258 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1598 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
115 PS / 113 bhp / 84 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
155 Nm / 114 ft.lb / 15.8 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 11.50 s
How fast?
189 km/h, 117 mph
How economical?
10.2/6.1/7.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
182 CO2 g/km

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2003 Volkswagen Golf 1.6 FSI Automatic technical specifications

Introduction

This vehicle has a 5 door hatchback type body with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels.
Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.6 litre, double overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. This powerplant has an output of 113 bhp (115 PS/84 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 155 N·m (114 lb·ft/15.8 kgm) at 4000 rpm.
The engine drives the wheels through a 6 speed automatic transmission.
Its stated weight at the kerb is 1258 kg.
It is claimed to manage a top speed of 189 km/h which is 117 mph, official fuel consumption figures are 10.2/6.1/7.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 182 g/km.
2003 Volkswagen Golf 1.6 FSI Automatic data
2003 Volkswagen Golf 1.6 FSI Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2578 101.5
Track/tread (front) 1539 60.6
Track/tread (rear) 1528 60.2
Length 4204 165.5
Width 1759 69.3
Height 1485 58.5
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.63
Kerb weight 1258 kg 2773 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 55 litres 12.1 UK Gal 14.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.320
Frontal area 2.22
CdA 0.71
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Volkswagen
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1598 cc
(97.516 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 76.5 × 86.9 mm
3.01 × 3.42 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.88
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 115 PS (113 bhp) (84 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 70.7 bhp/litre
1.16 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 155 Nm (114 ft·lb) (15.8 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque 97 Nm/litre
1.17 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium alloy block; aluminium head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 12:1
Fuel system Direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1218.9 kPa (176.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 399.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 7.90 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 11.50 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 17.90 s
Standing kilometre 32.70 s
Maximum speed 189 km/h (117 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 91.07 PS/g
66.98 kW/g
89.83 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.93 kg/kW
24.94 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 10.2/6.1/7.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km10.2/6.1/7.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre9.8/16.4/12.8 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG27.7/46.3/36.2 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG23.1/38.6/30.2 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 182 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 180.96 g/km
VED band (UK) I
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion VPAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 10.90 m
Front suspension I.MS.LW.ARB.
Rear suspension I.4Li.ARB.
Wheel size front 6J x 15
Wheel size rear 6J x 15
Tyres front 195/65 R 15 H
Tyres rear 195/65 R 15 H
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 280 mm
Rear brake diameter 255 mm
Gearbox 6 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.69
Final drive ratio 4.32
general
Carfolio.com ID135564
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2003 Volkswagen Golf 1.6 FSI Automatic added 2005-11-26.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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