Volkswagen Golf 1.6
Model Year 1998 (Volkswagen Golf IV), C - Segment (Small family car)

drivers'

3.8

rating

hatchback
hatchback
x 5
x 5
Front
Front
1.6 L4 8v
Nat. Asp.
Nat. Asp.
Petrol
Petrol

Basic info on Volkswagen Golf 1.6

The German car first seen in 1998 and powered by a 4 - cylinder nat. asp. petrol unit, produced by Volkswagen. The engine offers a displacement of 1.6 litre matched to a front wheel drive system and a manual gearbox with 5 or a automatic gearbox with 4 gears. Vehicle in question is a small family car with the top speed of 188km/h, reaching the 100km/h (62mph) mark in 10.9s and consumping around 7.4 liters of fuel every 100 kilometers.

Data

Engine info ( issues & breakdowns )
Volkswagen

1.6 8v ALZ

displacement:
1595
cc
configuration:
4 - Inline
 
valves:
8, 2 p/ cylinder
 
aspiration:
Nat. Asp.
 
fuel type:
Petrol
 
power:
102
hp
torque:
148
Nm
Vehicle information - Volkswagen Golf
~70% score
produced:
1998. - 2003.
 
body style:
hatchback
5 door
length:
4149
mm
width:
1735
mm
height:
1439
mm
boot:
330 - 1184
l
fuel tank:
55
l

Performance

Manual gearbox performance

emission

E

category

manual gearbox

5 gears

average

7.4

l/100km

weight:
1092
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
10.9
s
top speed:
188
km/h
cons. (urban):
10.4
l/100km
cons. (highway):
5.7
l/100km
cons. (average):
7.4
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
178
g/km
Automatic gearbox performance

emission

F

category

automatic

4 gears

average

8.4

l/100km

weight:
1123
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
12.5
s
top speed:
185
km/h
cons. (urban):
11.8
l/100km
cons. (highway):
6.4
l/100km
cons. (average):
8.4
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
202
g/km

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Safety results for Volkswagen Golf

EuroNCAP: ~70% occupant safety

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