Key facts

2000 Volkswagen Golf 1.6 information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4149 mm
How heavy?
1142 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1598 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
104 PS / 103 bhp / 77 kW @ 5700 rpm
How much torque?
148 Nm / 109 ft.lb / 15.1 kgm @ 4500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 10.80 s
How fast?
192 km/h, 119 mph
How economical?
9.3/5.5/6.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
166 CO2 g/km

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2000 Volkswagen Golf 1.6 technical specifications

Introduction

The Volkswagen Golf 1.6 is a 3 door hatchback-bodied car with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels.
Its 1.6 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder that has an output of 103 bhp (104 PS/77 kW) of power at 5700 rpm, and maximum torque of 148 N·m (109 lb·ft/15.1 kgm) at 4500 rpm.
The engine powers the wheels through a 5 speed manual gearbox.
The Volkswagen Golf 1.6 weighs a stated 1142 kg at the kerb.
Top claimed speed is 192 km/h (119 mph), official fuel consumption figures are 9.3/5.5/6.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 166 g/km.
2000 Volkswagen Golf 1.6 data
2000 Volkswagen Golf 1.6 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2511 98.9
Track/tread (front) 1513 59.6
Track/tread (rear) 1494 58.8
Length 4149 163.3
Width 1735 68.3
Height 1444 56.9
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 1142 kg 2518 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 55 litres 12.1 UK Gal 14.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.310
Frontal area 2.10
CdA 0.65
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
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
104 PS (103 bhp) (77 kW)
at 5700 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
64.5 bhp/litre
1.06 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
148 Nm (109 ft·lb) (15.1 kgm)
at 4500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
92.62 Nm/litre
1.12 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; aluminium head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11.5:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1163.8 kPa (168.8 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) 7.10 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 10.80 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 17.60 s
Standing kilometre 32.30 s
Maximum speed 192 km/h (119 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 91.45 PS/g
67.26 kW/g
90.19 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.87 kg/kW
24.84 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 9.3/5.5/6.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km9.3/5.5/6.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre10.8/18.2/14.5 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG30.4/51.4/40.9 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG25.3/42.8/34.1 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 166 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 160.08 g/km
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
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 10.90 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.TB.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 256 mm
Rear brake diameter 232 mm
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.85
Final drive ratio 4.25
general
Carfolio.com ID81180
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2000 Volkswagen Golf 1.6 added 2001-07-04.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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