Volkswagen Golf 2.3 V5 4Motion
Model Year 1998 (Volkswagen Golf IV), C - Segment (Small family car)

drivers'

3.0

rating

Badges:
hatchback
hatchback
x 5
x 5
4 x 4
4 x 4
2.3 V5 20v
Nat. Asp.
Nat. Asp.
Petrol
Petrol

Basic info on Volkswagen Golf 2.3 V5 4Motion

The German car first seen in 1998 and powered by a 5 - cylinder nat. asp. petrol unit, produced by Volkswagen. The engine offers a displacement of 2.3 litre matched to a 4 x 4 wheel drive system and a manual gearbox with 6 gears. Vehicle in question is a small family car with the top speed of 218km/h, reaching the 100km/h (62mph) mark in 8.8s and consumping around 9.9 liters of fuel every 100 kilometers.

Data

Engine info ( issues & breakdowns )
Volkswagen

2.3 V5 20v

displacement:
2324
cc
configuration:
5 - V config
 
valves:
20, 4 p/ cylinder
 
aspiration:
Nat. Asp.
 
fuel type:
Petrol
 
power:
170
hp
torque:
220
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

F

category

manual gearbox

6 gears

average

9.9

l/100km

weight:
1407
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
8.8
s
top speed:
218
km/h
cons. (urban):
14.0
l/100km
cons. (highway):
7.5
l/100km
cons. (average):
9.9
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
238
g/km

Pros & Cons compared to direct rivals

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Safety results for Volkswagen Golf

EuroNCAP: ~70% occupant safety

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