1998 Volkswagen Golf 1.9 TDi 4Motion

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).

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1998 Volkswagen Golf 1.9 TDi 4Motion information summary

What body style?
3 door 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: 9.7 s
How fast?
202 km/h, 126 mph

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3 door hatchback FF 5M 1896 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 1294 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1896 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 1332 kg
3 door hatchback FF 4A 1896 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 1318 kg
5 door hatchback FF 4A 1896 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 1356 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1984 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 1296 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1984 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 1257 kg
3 door hatchback FF 4A 1984 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 1282 kg
5 door hatchback FF 4A 1984 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 1320 kg
Volkswagen Golf FSi -
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1598 cm3 110 PS 108 bhp 81 kW 149.0 CO2 1123 kg
3 door hatchback FF 6M 1781 cm3 180 PS 178 bhp 133 kW 202.0 CO2 1279 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1598 cm3 104 PS 103 bhp 77 kW 166.0 CO2 1142 kg
3 door hatchback FF 6M 1896 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 1263 kg
3 door hatchback FA 6M 1896 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 1391 kg
Volkswagen Golf 1.9 TDi 4Motion -
3 door hatchback FA 6M 1896 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 1349 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5A 1896 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 1258 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1781 cm3 125 PS 123 bhp 92 kW 199.0 CO2 1166 kg
5 door hatchback FF 4A 1781 cm3 125 PS 123 bhp 92 kW 221.0 CO2 1190 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1984 cm3 115 PS 113 bhp 84 kW 209.0 CO2 1240 kg
3 door hatchback FF 4A 1984 cm3 115 PS 113 bhp 84 kW 216.0 CO2
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1781 cm3 125 PS 123 bhp 92 kW 199.0 CO2 1148 kg
3 door hatchback FF 4A 1781 cm3 125 PS 123 bhp 92 kW 221.0 CO2 1172 kg
3 door hatchback FA 5A 1896 cm3 116 PS 114 bhp 85 kW 1331 kg
3 door hatchback FA 5M 1984 cm3 116 PS 114 bhp 85 kW 1292 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 2324 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 223.0 CO2 1229 kg
3 door hatchback FF 4A 2324 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 238.0 CO2 1253 kg
3 door hatchback FA 6M 2324 cm3 169 PS 167 bhp 125 kW 1393 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1390 cm3 74 PS 73 bhp 54 kW 158.0 CO2 1090 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1595 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 182.0 CO2 1049 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1595 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 182.0 CO2 1092 kg
3 door hatchback FF 4A 1595 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW 192.0 CO2 1155 kg
1998 Volkswagen Golf 1.9 TDi 4Motion data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
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
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 55 litres 12.1 UK Gal 14.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.31
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
Valve gear 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) 6.5 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 9.7 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/tonne (1000 kg)
71.52 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
95.91 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
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/100km
km/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
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
Braked area
Gearbox 6
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.