Comparison between:
• Volkswagen Polo V 1.4 (petrol, 2009)
• Volkswagen Polo IV (9N3) 1.4 (petrol, 2005)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

ModelV 1.4IV (9N3) 1.4
First year of production20092005
Last year of production-2009

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body typehatchback (liftback, fastback)hatchback (liftback, fastback)
Number of doors3 (three)5 (five)
Number of seats5 (five)5 (five)
Wheelbase2470.00 mm
8.10 ft
97.24 in
2.4700 m
2460.00 mm
8.07 ft
96.85 in
2.4600 m
Front track-1435.00 mm
4.71 ft
56.50 in
1.4350 m
Rear track-1425.00 mm
4.68 ft
56.10 in
1.4250 m
Length3970.00 mm
13.02 ft
156.30 in
3.9700 m
3897.00 mm
12.79 ft
153.43 in
3.8970 m
Width1682.00 mm
5.52 ft
66.22 in
1.6820 m
1650.00 mm
5.41 ft
64.96 in
1.6500 m
Height1485.00 mm
4.87 ft
58.46 in
1.4850 m
1465.00 mm
4.81 ft
57.68 in
1.4650 m
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity280.0 l
9.89 ft3
0.28 m3
280000.00 cc
270.0 l
9.53 ft3
0.27 m3
270000.00 cc
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity-1030.0 l
36.37 ft3
1.03 m3
1030000.00 cc
Curb weight1070 kg
2358.95 lbs
1095 kg
2414.06 lbs
Maximum weight1550 kg
3417.17 lbs
1650 kg
3637.63 lbs
Capacity of the fuel tank45.0 l
9.90 UK gal
11.89 US gal
45.0 l
9.90 UK gal
11.89 US gal


Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fuelA-95 (95 octane gasoline/petrol/gas/benzine)A-95 (95 octane gasoline/petrol/gas/benzine)
Engine locationtransverse, fronttransverse, front
Engine displacement1390 cc1390 cc
Valve mechanism type--
Type of aspirationnaturally aspiratednaturally aspirated
Compression ratio12.00:1-
Arrangement of the cylindersinline/straight engineinline/straight engine
Number of cylinders4 (four)4 (four)
Valves per cylinder4 (four)4 (four)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)76.50 mm
0.25 ft
3.01 in
0.0765 m
76.50 mm
0.25 ft
3.01 in
0.0765 m
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)75.60 mm
0.25 ft
2.98 in
0.0756 m
75.60 mm
0.25 ft
2.98 in
0.0756 m

Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power85 hp
63.4 kW
86.2 ps
80 hp
59.7 kW
81.1 ps
Maximum power is generated at5000 rpm5000 rpm
Maximum torque132 Nm
13.5 kgm
97.4 ft-lb
132 Nm
13.5 kgm
97.4 ft-lb
Maximum torque is reached at3500 rpm3800 rpm
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h12.10 s14.30 s
Maximum speed177 km/h
109.98 mph
171 km/h
106.25 mph

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)8.0 l/100km
1.76 UK gal/100km
2.11 US gal/100km
29.40 mpg
7.77 mpl
12.50 km/l
9.7 l/100km
2.13 UK gal/100km
2.56 US gal/100km
24.25 mpg
6.41 mpl
10.31 km/l
Fuel consumption (extra urban)4.7 l/100km
1.03 UK gal/100km
1.24 US gal/100km
50.05 mpg
13.22 mpl
21.28 km/l
5.3 l/100km
1.17 UK gal/100km
1.40 US gal/100km
44.38 mpg
11.72 mpl
18.87 km/l
Fuel consumption (combined)5.9 l/100km
1.30 UK gal/100km
1.56 US gal/100km
39.87 mpg
10.53 mpl
16.95 km/l
6.9 l/100km
1.52 UK gal/100km
1.82 US gal/100km
34.09 mpg
9.01 mpl
14.49 km/l

Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Drive typefront wheel drive (FWD)front wheel drive (FWD)


Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steering-rack and pinion
Type of power steering-hydraulic
Turning circle diameter--


Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension- - coil springs
Type of rear suspension- - trailing arms


Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakes-ventilated discs
Type of rear brakes-discs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYes


Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim size--
Tyre code175/70R14165/70 R14