Key facts

Volkswagen Jetta Sedan 1.9 TDI, 2004 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4376 mm
How heavy?
1347 kg
What size engine?
1.9 litre, 1896 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
100 PS / 99 bhp / 74 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
240 Nm / 177 / 24.5 kgm @ 1800-2400 rpm
How economical?
38/46 US MPG EPA city/highway


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2004 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan 1.9 TDI technical specifications


This car has a 4 door saloon body style with a front positioned engine powering the front wheels.
Powering the Volkswagen Jetta Sedan 1.9 TDI is a single overhead camshaft, 1.9 litre turbocharged 4 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 99 bhp (100 PS/74 kW) at 4000 rpm and 240 N·m (177 lb·ft/24.5 kgm) at 1800-2400 rpm respectively.
The engine transmits power to the wheels compliments of a 5 speed manual gearbox.
It weighs a claimed 1347 kg at the kerb.
2004 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan 1.9 TDI data
Volkswagen Jetta Sedan 1.9 TDI, 2004 MY data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2512 98.9
Track/tread (front) 1514 59.6
Track/tread (rear) 1494 58.8
Length 4376 172.3
Width 1735 68.3
Height 1440 56.7
Ground clearance 132 5.2
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight 1347 kg 2970 lb
Weight distribution 60.8 % front
fuel tank capacity 55 litres 12.1 UK Gal 14.5 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.3
Frontal area
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
100 PS (99 bhp) (74 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
52.2 bhp/litre
0.86 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
240 Nm (177 ft·lb) (24.5 kgm)
at 1800-2400 rpm
Specific torque
126.58 Nm/litre
1.53 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; aluminum alloy head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 19:1
Fuel system direct diesel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1590.7 kPa (230.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 474 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 74.52 PS/g
54.81 kW/g
73.5 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 18.25 kg/kW
30.48 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 38/46 US MPG EPA city/highway
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km6.2/5.1 l/100km city/highway
km per litre16.2/19.6 km/l city/highway
UK MPG45.6/55.2 UK MPG city/highway
US MPG38.0/46.0 US MPG city/highway
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock 3.040
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension TBAx.CS.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 232 mm
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.76
Final drive ratio 3.39
general ID225984
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2004 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan 1.9 TDI added 2010-12-18.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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