Key facts

1997 Volkswagen Golf 1.9 SDI information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4149 mm
How heavy?
1158 kg
What size engine?
1.9 litre, 1896 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
68 PS / 67 bhp / 50 kW @ 4200 rpm
How much torque?
133 Nm / 98 ft.lb / 13.6 kgm @ 2200 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 17.20 s
How fast?
160 km/h, 99 mph

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1997 Volkswagen Golf 1.9 SDI technical specifications

Introduction

This vehicle has a 3 door hatchback body style with a front mounted engine delivering power to the front wheels.
Its engine is a naturally aspirated diesel, 1.9 litre, single overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This powerplant develops 67 bhp (68 PS/50 kW) of power at 4200 rpm, and maximum torque of 133 N·m (98 lb·ft/13.6 kgm) at 2200 rpm.
A 5 speed manual gearbox transmits the power to the wheels.
Claimed weight at the kerb is 1158 kg.
Its maximum speed claimed is 160 km/h or 99 mph.
1997 Volkswagen Golf 1.9 SDI data
1997 Volkswagen Golf 1.9 SDI 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 1439 56.7
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 1158 kg 2553 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 55 litres 12.1 UK Gal 14.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.310
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated 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
(DIN)
68 PS (67 bhp) (50 kW)
at 4200 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
35.3 bhp/litre
0.58 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
133 Nm (98 ft·lb) (13.6 kgm)
at 2200 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
70.15 Nm/litre
0.85 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 19.5:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 881.5 kPa (127.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 474 cc
Aspiration Normal D.
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 10.90 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 17.20 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 160 km/h (99 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 58.66 PS/g
43.14 kW/g
57.86 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 23.18 kg/kW
38.72 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
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
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID81202
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1997 Volkswagen Golf 1.9 SDI added 2001-07-04.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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