Comparison between:
• Volkswagen Golf IV (1J1) 3.2 I VR6 24V RSI (petrol, 2002)
• Volkswagen Golf IV (1J1) 1.9 TDI 4motion (diesel, 2001)
• Volkswagen Golf IV (1J1) 1.8 T 20 V (petrol, 2001)
• Volkswagen Golf IV (1J1) 2.8 V6 4motion (petrol, 1999)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

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

ManufacturerVolkswagenVolkswagenVolkswagenVolkswagen
SeriesGolfGolfGolfGolf
ModelIV (1J1) 3.2 I VR6 24V RSIIV (1J1) 1.9 TDI 4motionIV (1J1) 1.8 T 20 VIV (1J1) 2.8 V6 4motion
First year of production2002200120011999
Last year of production2003200320032003

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)hatchback (liftback, fastback)hatchback (liftback, fastback)
Number of doors3 (three)3 (three)3 / 53 / 5
Number of seats5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)
Wheelbase2518.00 mm (millimeters)
8.26 ft (feet)
99.13 in (inches)
2.5180 m (meters)
2518.00 mm (millimeters)
8.26 ft (feet)
99.13 in (inches)
2.5180 m (meters)
2511.00 mm (millimeters)
8.24 ft (feet)
98.86 in (inches)
2.5110 m (meters)
2518.00 mm (millimeters)
8.26 ft (feet)
99.13 in (inches)
2.5180 m (meters)
Front track1513.00 mm (millimeters)
4.96 ft (feet)
59.57 in (inches)
1.5130 m (meters)
1513.00 mm (millimeters)
4.96 ft (feet)
59.57 in (inches)
1.5130 m (meters)
1513.00 mm (millimeters)
4.96 ft (feet)
59.57 in (inches)
1.5130 m (meters)
1513.00 mm (millimeters)
4.96 ft (feet)
59.57 in (inches)
1.5130 m (meters)
Rear track1487.00 mm (millimeters)
4.88 ft (feet)
58.54 in (inches)
1.4870 m (meters)
1487.00 mm (millimeters)
4.88 ft (feet)
58.54 in (inches)
1.4870 m (meters)
1494.00 mm (millimeters)
4.90 ft (feet)
58.82 in (inches)
1.4940 m (meters)
1487.00 mm (millimeters)
4.88 ft (feet)
58.54 in (inches)
1.4870 m (meters)
Length4150.00 mm (millimeters)
13.62 ft (feet)
163.39 in (inches)
4.1500 m (meters)
4149.00 mm (millimeters)
13.61 ft (feet)
163.35 in (inches)
4.1490 m (meters)
4149.00 mm (millimeters)
13.61 ft (feet)
163.35 in (inches)
4.1490 m (meters)
4149.00 mm (millimeters)
13.61 ft (feet)
163.35 in (inches)
4.1490 m (meters)
Width1735.00 mm (millimeters)
5.69 ft (feet)
68.31 in (inches)
1.7350 m (meters)
1735.00 mm (millimeters)
5.69 ft (feet)
68.31 in (inches)
1.7350 m (meters)
1735.00 mm (millimeters)
5.69 ft (feet)
68.31 in (inches)
1.7350 m (meters)
1735.00 mm (millimeters)
5.69 ft (feet)
68.31 in (inches)
1.7350 m (meters)
Height1414.00 mm (millimeters)
4.64 ft (feet)
55.67 in (inches)
1.4140 m (meters)
1444.00 mm (millimeters)
4.74 ft (feet)
56.85 in (inches)
1.4440 m (meters)
1444.00 mm (millimeters)
4.74 ft (feet)
56.85 in (inches)
1.4440 m (meters)
1439.00 mm (millimeters)
4.72 ft (feet)
56.65 in (inches)
1.4390 m (meters)
Ground clearance----
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity330.0 l (liters)
11.65 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.33 m3 (cubic meters)
330000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
245.0 l (liters)
8.65 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.24 m3 (cubic meters)
245000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
330.0 l (liters)
11.65 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.33 m3 (cubic meters)
330000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
245.0 l (liters)
8.65 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.24 m3 (cubic meters)
245000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity1185.0 l (liters)
41.85 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.19 m3 (cubic meters)
1185000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
1099.0 l (liters)
38.81 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.10 m3 (cubic meters)
1099000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
1184.0 l (liters)
41.81 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.18 m3 (cubic meters)
1184000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
1185.0 l (liters)
41.85 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.19 m3 (cubic meters)
1185000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Curb weight1475 kg (kilograms)
3251.82 lbs (pounds)
1366 kg (kilograms)
3011.51 lbs (pounds)
1279 kg (kilograms)
2819.71 lbs (pounds)
1400 kg (kilograms)
3086.47 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight2000 kg (kilograms)
4409.25 lbs (pounds)
1875 kg (kilograms)
4133.67 lbs (pounds)
1750 kg (kilograms)
3858.09 lbs (pounds)
1910 kg (kilograms)
4210.83 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank62.0 l (liters)
13.64 UK gal (UK gallons)
16.38 US gal (US gallons)
62.0 l (liters)
13.64 UK gal (UK gallons)
16.38 US gal (US gallons)
55.0 l (liters)
12.10 UK gal (UK gallons)
14.53 US gal (US gallons)
62.0 l (liters)
13.64 UK gal (UK gallons)
16.38 US gal (US gallons)

Engine

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

Type of fuelpetroldieselpetrolpetrol
Type of fuel systemmulti-point fuel injection (MPFI)common railmulti-point fuel injection (MPFI)multi-point fuel injection (MPFI)
Engine model----
Engine locationtransverse, fronttransverse, fronttransverse, fronttransverse, front
Engine displacement3189 cc (cubic centimeters)1896 cc (cubic centimeters)1781 cc (cubic centimeters)2792 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism typedouble overhead camshaft (DOHC)overhead camshaft (OHC)-double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Type of aspirationnaturally aspiratedturboturbonaturally aspirated
Compression ratio11.30 : 118.50 : 19.50 : 110.00 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersV engineinline/straight engineinline/straight engineV engine
Number of cylinders6 (six)4 (four)4 (four)6 (six)
Valves per cylinder4 (four)2 (two)5 (five)4 (four)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)84.00 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.31 in (inches)
0.0840 m (meters)
79.50 mm (millimeters)
0.26 ft (feet)
3.13 in (inches)
0.0795 m (meters)
81.00 mm (millimeters)
0.27 ft (feet)
3.19 in (inches)
0.0810 m (meters)
81.00 mm (millimeters)
0.27 ft (feet)
3.19 in (inches)
0.0810 m (meters)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)95.90 mm (millimeters)
0.31 ft (feet)
3.78 in (inches)
0.0959 m (meters)
95.50 mm (millimeters)
0.31 ft (feet)
3.76 in (inches)
0.0955 m (meters)
86.40 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.40 in (inches)
0.0864 m (meters)
90.30 mm (millimeters)
0.30 ft (feet)
3.56 in (inches)
0.0903 m (meters)

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 power240 hp (horse power)
179.0 kW (kilowatts)
243.3 ps (metric horsepower)
150 hp (horse power)
111.9 kW (kilowatts)
152.1 ps (metric horsepower)
180 hp (horse power)
134.2 kW (kilowatts)
182.5 ps (metric horsepower)
204 hp (horse power)
152.1 kW (kilowatts)
206.8 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at6200 rpm (revolutions per minute)4000 rpm (revolutions per minute)5500 rpm (revolutions per minute)6200 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque310 Nm (newton meters)
31.6 kgm (kilogram meters)
228.6 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
320 Nm (newton meters)
32.6 kgm (kilogram meters)
236.0 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
235 Nm (newton meters)
24.0 kgm (kilogram meters)
173.3 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
270 Nm (newton meters)
27.5 kgm (kilogram meters)
199.1 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at3000 rpm (revolutions per minute)1900 rpm (revolutions per minute)1950 rpm (revolutions per minute)3200 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM----
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h6.60 s (seconds)8.60 s (seconds)7.90 s (seconds)7.10 s (seconds)
Maximum speed247 km/h (kilometers per hour)
153.48 mph (miles per hour)
211 km/h (kilometers per hour)
131.11 mph (miles per hour)
223 km/h (kilometers per hour)
138.57 mph (miles per hour)
235 km/h (kilometers per hour)
146.02 mph (miles per hour)
Drag coefficient----

Fuel consumption

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

Fuel consumption (urban)16.4 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
3.61 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
4.33 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
14.34 mpg (miles per gallon)
3.79 mpl (miles per liter)
6.10 km/l (kilometers per liter)
8.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.78 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.14 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
29.04 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.67 mpl (miles per liter)
12.35 km/l (kilometers per liter)
11.7 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.57 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.09 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
20.10 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.31 mpl (miles per liter)
8.55 km/l (kilometers per liter)
15.3 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
3.37 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
4.04 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
15.37 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.06 mpl (miles per liter)
6.54 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)8.6 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.89 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.27 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
27.35 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.23 mpl (miles per liter)
11.63 km/l (kilometers per liter)
5.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.12 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.35 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
46.12 mpg (miles per gallon)
12.18 mpl (miles per liter)
19.61 km/l (kilometers per liter)
6.5 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.43 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.72 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
36.19 mpg (miles per gallon)
9.56 mpl (miles per liter)
15.38 km/l (kilometers per liter)
8.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.78 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.14 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
29.04 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.67 mpl (miles per liter)
12.35 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)-6.2 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.36 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.64 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
37.94 mpg (miles per gallon)
10.02 mpl (miles per liter)
16.13 km/l (kilometers per liter)
8.4 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.85 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.22 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
28.00 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.40 mpl (miles per liter)
11.90 km/l (kilometers per liter)
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EU emission standard----
Catalytic converter----
CO2 emissions----

Transmission, drive type

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

Transmission model----
Type of transmissionmanualmanualmanualmanual
Number of automatic gears----
Number of manual gears6 (six)6 (six)6 (six)6 (six)
Final drive ratio----
Drive typefour-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)four-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)front wheel drive (FWD)four-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)

Steering

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

Type of steeringrack and pinionrack and pinionrack and pinionrack and pinion
Type of power steeringhydraulichydraulichydraulichydraulic
Turning circle diameter----

Suspension

Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - shock absorber strut/damper - wishbone - wishbone - wishbone
Type of rear suspension - coil springs - stabilizer link - coil springs - coil springs

Brakes

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

Type of front brakesventilated discsventilated discsventilated discsventilated discs
Type of rear brakesventilated discsdiscsdiscsventilated discs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYesYesYes

Wheels

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

Rim size---6.5J
Tyre code225/40 R18195/65 R15 V225/40 R18205/55 R16