Key facts

1999 Volkswagen Golf 1.9 TDi Variant information summary

What body style?
estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4397 mm
How heavy?
1310 kg
What size engine?
1.9 litre, 1896 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
111 PS / 109 bhp / 81 kW @ 4150 rpm
How much torque?
235 Nm / 173 / 24 kgm @ 1900 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 11.3 s
How fast?
193 km/h, 120 mph


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1999 Volkswagen Golf 1.9 TDi Variant technical specifications


This vehicle has a 5 door estate/station wagon type body with a front located engine powering the front wheels.
The 1.9 litre engine is a turbocharged, single overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder unit that produces 109 bhp (111 PS/81 kW) of power at 4150 rpm, and maximum torque of 235 N·m (173 lb·ft/24 kgm) at 1900 rpm.
A 5 speed manual 'box transmits the power to the wheels.
The Volkswagen Golf 1.9 TDi Variant weighs a claimed 1310 kg at the kerb.
The Volkswagen Golf 1.9 TDi Variant is claimed to achieve a top speed of 193 km/h (120 mph).
1999 Volkswagen Golf 1.9 TDi Variant data
1999 Volkswagen Golf 1.9 TDi Variant data
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2515 99
Track/tread (front) 1513 59.6
Track/tread (rear) 1494 58.8
Length 4397 173.1
Width 1735 68.3
Height 1458 57.4
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.75
Kerb weight 1310 kg 2888 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 55 litres 12.1 UK Gal 14.5 US Gal
Drag coefficient
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
111 PS (109 bhp) (81 kW)
at 4150 rpm
Specific output
57.5 bhp/litre
0.94 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
235 Nm (173 ft·lb) (24 kgm)
at 1900 rpm
Specific torque
123.95 Nm/litre
1.5 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 19.5:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1557.5 kPa (225.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 474 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Intercooler Y
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 7.9 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 11.3 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 193 km/h (120 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 84.36 PS/g
62.05 kW/g
83.21 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.12 kg/kW
26.92 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
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
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 VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID81290
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1999 Volkswagen Golf 1.9 TDi Variant added 2001-07-04.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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