Key facts

1998 Volkswagen Golf 1.9 TDi 4Motion information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4149 mm
How heavy?
1345 kg
What size engine?
1.9 litre, 1896 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
131 PS / 129 bhp / 96 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
310 Nm / 229 ft.lb / 31.6 kgm @ 1900 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 9.70 s
How fast?
202 km/h, 126 mph

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1998 Volkswagen Golf 1.9 TDi 4Motion technical specifications

Introduction

This automobile has a 3 door hatchback type body with a front mounted engine driving through all four wheels.
Power is produced by a single overhead camshaft, 1.9 litre turbocharged 4 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 129 bhp (131 PS/96 kW) at 4000 rpm and 310 N·m (229 lb·ft/31.6 kgm) at 1900 rpm respectively.
A 6 speed manual gearbox supplies the power to the wheels.
Quoted kerb weight is 1345 kg.
Maximum quoted speed is 202 km/h (126 mph).
1998 Volkswagen Golf 1.9 TDi 4Motion data
1998 Volkswagen Golf 1.9 TDi 4Motion 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 1345 kg 2965 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 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
(DIN)
131 PS (129 bhp) (96 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
68 bhp/litre
1.11 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
310 Nm (229 ft·lb) (31.6 kgm)
at 1900 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
163.5 Nm/litre
1.98 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 19:1
Fuel system Direct diesel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2054.6 kPa (298 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 474 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Compressor
Intercooler Y
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 202 km/h (126 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 97.24 PS/g
71.52 kW/g
95.91 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.98 kg/kW
23.36 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 all wheel drive  
Torque split
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 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID81356
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Volkswagen Golf 1.9 TDi 4Motion added 2001-07-04.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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