2003 Volkswagen Golf 1.6 FSI Automatic

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 182.0 g/km.

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Key facts

2003 Volkswagen Golf 1.6 FSI Automatic information summary

What body style?
5 door 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: 11.5 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?
182.0 CO2 g/km

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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FA 7A 1984 cm3 265 PS 261 bhp 195 kW 190.0 CO2 1614 kg
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 6M 1984 cm3 210 PS 207.5 bhp 155 kW 177.0 CO2 1533 kg
Volkswagen Golf GTI Cabriolet -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 7A 1984 cm3 210 PS 207.5 bhp 155 kW 180.0 CO2 1555 kg
5 door hatchback FA 6M 1984 cm3 260 PS 256 bhp 191 kW
3 door hatchback FA 6M 1984 cm3 260 PS 256 bhp 191 kW 1508 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1197 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 129.0 CO2 1229 kg
3 door hatchback FF 6M 1197 cm3 105 PS 103.5 bhp 77 kW 121.0 CO2 1234 kg
3 door hatchback FF 7A 1197 cm3 105 PS 103.5 bhp 77 kW 123.0 CO2 1271 kg
3 door hatchback FF 7A 1197 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 134.0 CO2 1260 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1598 cm3 105 PS 103.5 bhp 77 kW 119.0 CO2 1314 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1598 cm3 105 PS 103.5 bhp 77 kW 107.0 CO2 1318 kg
3 door hatchback FF 7A 1598 cm3 105 PS 103.5 bhp 77 kW 109.0 CO2 1340 kg
3 door hatchback FF 7A 1598 cm3 105 PS 103.5 bhp 77 kW 123.0 CO2 1314 kg
3 door hatchback FF 6M 1968 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 126.0 CO2 1351 kg
3 door hatchback FA 6M 1968 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 143.0 CO2 1451 kg
3 door hatchback FF 6M 1968 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 114.0 CO2 1366 kg
3 door hatchback FF 7A 1968 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 127.0 CO2 1389 kg
3 door hatchback FF 6A 1968 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 138.0 CO2 1372 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 6M 1197 cm3 105 PS 103.5 bhp 77 kW 139.0 CO2 1416 kg
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Volkswagen Golf GTI Edition 35 -
3 door hatchback FF 6M 1984 cm3 235 PS 232 bhp 173 kW 189.0 CO2 1401 kg
3 door hatchback FF 6A 1984 cm3 235 PS 232 bhp 173 kW 185.0 CO2 1420 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1197 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 136.0 CO2 1335 kg
5 door hatchback FF 6M 1390 cm3 122 PS 120.5 bhp 90 kW 152.0 CO2 1416 kg
5 door hatchback FF 7A 1390 cm3 122 PS 120.5 bhp 90 kW 146.0 CO2 1438 kg
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5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 1197 cm3 105 PS 103.5 bhp 77 kW 123.0 CO2 1375 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6M 1598 cm3 105 PS 103.5 bhp 77 kW 143.0 CO2 1571 kg

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2003 Volkswagen Golf 1.6 FSI Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
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
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 55 litres 12.1 UK Gal 14.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.32
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
Valve gear 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) 7.9 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 11.5 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 17.9 s
Standing kilometre 32.7 s
Maximum speed 189 km/h (117 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 91.07 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
66.98 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
89.83 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
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/100km10.2/6.1/7.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/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 182.0 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
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
Braked area
Gearbox 6
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.