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Key facts

Volkswagen Polo 1.2 TSI, 2010 MY information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3970 mm
How heavy?
1088 kg
What size engine?
1.2 litre, 1197 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
105 PS / 103.5 bhp / 77 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
175 Nm / 129 ft.lb / 17.8 kgm @ 1550-4100 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 9.70 s
How fast?
190 km/h, 118 mph
How economical?
6.8/4.5/5.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
124 CO2 g/km

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2010 Volkswagen Polo 1.2 TSI technical specifications

Introduction

The Volkswagen Polo 1.2 TSI is a 3 door hatchback-bodied car with a front mounted engine supplying power to the front wheels.
The 1.2 litre engine is a turbocharged, single overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder that has an output of 103.5 bhp (105 PS/77 kW) of power at 5000 rpm, and maximum torque of 175 N·m (129 lb·ft/17.8 kgm) at 1550-4100 rpm.
The engine powers the wheels by means of a 6 speed manual transmission.
The stated kerb weight is 1088 kg.
Its maximum speed quoted is 190 km/h, which is 118 mph, official fuel consumption is 6.8/4.5/5.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 124 g/km.
2010 Volkswagen Polo 1.2 TSI data
Volkswagen Polo 1.2 TSI, 2010 MY data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2470 97.2
Track/tread (front) 1463 57.6
Track/tread (rear) 1456 57.3
Length 3970 156.3
Width 1682 66.2
Height 1462 57.6
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.61
Kerb weight 1088 kg 2399 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 45 litres 9.9 UK Gal 11.9 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.322
Frontal area 2.05
CdA 0.66
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Volkswagen
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.2 litre
1197 cc
(73.045 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 71 × 75.6 mm
2.8 × 2.98 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.94
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 105 PS (103.5 bhp) (77 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output 86.5 bhp/litre
1.42 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 175 Nm (129 ft·lb) (17.8 kgm)
at 1550-4100 rpm
Specific torque 146.2 Nm/litre
1.77 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium alloy block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1837.2 kPa (266.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 299.25 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 6.50 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 9.70 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 190 km/h (118 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 96.45 PS/g
70.94 kW/g
95.13 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.1 kg/kW
23.55 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 6.8/4.5/5.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km6.8/4.5/5.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre14.7/22.2/18.9 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG41.5/62.8/53.3 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG34.6/52.3/44.4 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 124 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 122.96 g/km
VED band (UK) D
CO2 Effizienz (DE) D
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
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6J x 15
Wheel size rear 6J x 15
Tyres front 185/60 R 15 T
Tyres rear 185/60 R 15 T
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 256 mm
Rear brake diameter 230 mm
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.61
Final drive ratio 3.93
general
Carfolio.com ID234971
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 12.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2010 Volkswagen Polo 1.2 TSI added 2011-02-28.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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