Key facts

Volkswagen Golf Plus 1.2 TSI, 2011 MY information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4204 mm
How heavy?
1335 kg
What size engine?
1.2 litre, 1197 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
85 PS / 84 bhp / 63 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
160 Nm / 118 ft.lb / 16.3 kgm @ 1500-3500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 13.40 s
How fast?
175 km/h, 109 mph
How economical?
7.2/4.9/5.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
136 CO2 g/km

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2011 Volkswagen Golf Plus 1.2 TSI technical specifications

Introduction

This car has a 5 door hatchback type body with a front mounted engine supplying power to the front wheels.
The power is produced by a turbocharged engine of 1.2 litre capacity. This powerplant features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 84 bhp (85 PS/63 kW) of power at 4800 rpm, and maximum torque of 160 N·m (118 lb·ft/16.3 kgm) at 1500-3500 rpm.
A 5 speed manual 'box delivers the power to the driven wheels.
Its quoted kerb weight is 1335 kg.
Top claimed speed is 175 km/h, or 109 mph, official fuel consumption is 7.2/4.9/5.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 136 g/km.
2011 Volkswagen Golf Plus 1.2 TSI data
Volkswagen Golf Plus 1.2 TSI, 2011 MY data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2578 101.5
Track/tread (front) 1541 60.7
Track/tread (rear) 1514 59.6
Length 4204 165.5
Width 1759 69.3
Height 1621 63.8
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.63
Kerb weight 1335 kg 2943 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 55 litres 12.1 UK Gal 14.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.310
Frontal area 2.22
CdA 0.69
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 85 PS (84 bhp) (63 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output 70.2 bhp/litre
1.15 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 160 Nm (118 ft·lb) (16.3 kgm)
at 1500-3500 rpm
Specific torque 133.67 Nm/litre
1.62 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) 1679.7 kPa (243.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 299.25 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler Y
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 8.60 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 13.40 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 175 km/h (109 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 63.8 PS/g
46.92 kW/g
62.92 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 21.31 kg/kW
35.6 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 7.2/4.9/5.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km7.2/4.9/5.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre13.9/20.4/17.2 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG39.2/57.6/48.7 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG32.7/48.0/40.6 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 136 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 134.56 g/km
VED band (UK) E
CO2 Effizienz (DE) C
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
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6J x 15
Wheel size rear 6J x 15
Tyres front 195/65 R 15 T
Tyres rear 195/65 R 15 T
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 280 mm
Rear brake diameter 253 mm
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.67
Final drive ratio 3.79
general
Carfolio.com ID252626
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 12.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2011 Volkswagen Golf Plus 1.2 TSI added 2011-08-16.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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