Volkswagen Golf 1.4 16V
Model Year 1998 (Volkswagen Golf IV), C - Segment (Small family car)

drivers'

3.9

rating

hatchback
hatchback
x 3
x 3
Front
Front
1.4 L4 16v
Nat. Asp.
Nat. Asp.
Petrol
Petrol

Basic info on Volkswagen Golf 1.4 16V

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 1.4 litre matched to a front wheel drive system and a manual gearbox with 5 gears. Vehicle in question is a small family car with the top speed of 171km/h, reaching the 100km/h (62mph) mark in 14.0s and consumping around 6.6 liters of fuel every 100 kilometers.

Data

Engine info ( issues & breakdowns )
Volkswagen

1.4 16v

displacement:
1390
cc
configuration:
4 - Inline
 
valves:
16, 4 p/ cylinder
 
aspiration:
Nat. Asp.
 
fuel type:
Petrol
 
power:
75
hp
torque:
128
Nm
Vehicle information - Volkswagen Golf
~70% score
produced:
1998. - 2003.
 
body style:
hatchback
3 door
length:
4149
mm
width:
1735
mm
height:
1444
mm
boot:
330 - 1184
l
fuel tank:
55
l

Performance

Manual gearbox performance

emission

D

category

manual gearbox

5 gears

average

6.6

l/100km

weight:
1065
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
14.0
s
top speed:
171
km/h
cons. (urban):
8.9
l/100km
cons. (highway):
5.3
l/100km
cons. (average):
6.6
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
158
g/km

Pros & Cons compared to direct rivals

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clutch/DMF

Safety results for Volkswagen Golf

EuroNCAP: ~70% occupant safety

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