Comparison between:
• Volkswagen Golf III (1HX) 1.6 (petrol, 1992)
• Volkswagen Golf III (1HX) 1.6 (petrol, 1994)
• Volkswagen Golf IV Variant (1J5) 1.6 (petrol, 1999)
• Volkswagen Golf IV (1J1) 1.6 16V (petrol, 2000)

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
ModelIII (1HX) 1.6III (1HX) 1.6IV Variant (1J5) 1.6IV (1J1) 1.6 16V
First year of production1992199419992000
Last year of production19971997-2003

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)station wagon (estate, combi)hatchback (liftback, fastback)
Number of doors3 / 53 / 55 (five)3 / 5
Number of seats5 (five)4 + 15 (five)5 (five)
Wheelbase2475.00 mm (millimeters)
8.12 ft (feet)
97.44 in (inches)
2.4750 m (meters)
-2475.00 mm (millimeters)
8.12 ft (feet)
97.44 in (inches)
2.4750 m (meters)
2511.00 mm (millimeters)
8.24 ft (feet)
98.86 in (inches)
2.5110 m (meters)
Front track1478.00 mm (millimeters)
4.85 ft (feet)
58.19 in (inches)
1.4780 m (meters)
1478.00 mm (millimeters)
4.85 ft (feet)
58.19 in (inches)
1.4780 m (meters)
1480.00 mm (millimeters)
4.86 ft (feet)
58.27 in (inches)
1.4800 m (meters)
1513.00 mm (millimeters)
4.96 ft (feet)
59.57 in (inches)
1.5130 m (meters)
Rear track1448.00 mm (millimeters)
4.75 ft (feet)
57.01 in (inches)
1.4480 m (meters)
1462.00 mm (millimeters)
4.80 ft (feet)
57.56 in (inches)
1.4620 m (meters)
1465.00 mm (millimeters)
4.81 ft (feet)
57.68 in (inches)
1.4650 m (meters)
1494.00 mm (millimeters)
4.90 ft (feet)
58.82 in (inches)
1.4940 m (meters)
Length4020.00 mm (millimeters)
13.19 ft (feet)
158.27 in (inches)
4.0200 m (meters)
4020.00 mm (millimeters)
13.19 ft (feet)
158.27 in (inches)
4.0200 m (meters)
4340.00 mm (millimeters)
14.24 ft (feet)
170.87 in (inches)
4.3400 m (meters)
4149.00 mm (millimeters)
13.61 ft (feet)
163.35 in (inches)
4.1490 m (meters)
Width1695.00 mm (millimeters)
5.56 ft (feet)
66.73 in (inches)
1.6950 m (meters)
1695.00 mm (millimeters)
5.56 ft (feet)
66.73 in (inches)
1.6950 m (meters)
1695.00 mm (millimeters)
5.56 ft (feet)
66.73 in (inches)
1.6950 m (meters)
1735.00 mm (millimeters)
5.69 ft (feet)
68.31 in (inches)
1.7350 m (meters)
Height1425.00 mm (millimeters)
4.68 ft (feet)
56.10 in (inches)
1.4250 m (meters)
1425.00 mm (millimeters)
4.68 ft (feet)
56.10 in (inches)
1.4250 m (meters)
1430.00 mm (millimeters)
4.69 ft (feet)
56.30 in (inches)
1.4300 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)
330.0 l (liters)
11.65 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.33 m3 (cubic meters)
330000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
465.0 l (liters)
16.42 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.47 m3 (cubic meters)
465000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
330.0 l (liters)
11.65 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.33 m3 (cubic meters)
330000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity687.0 l (liters)
24.26 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.69 m3 (cubic meters)
687000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
-1425.0 l (liters)
50.32 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.43 m3 (cubic meters)
1425000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
1184.0 l (liters)
41.81 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.18 m3 (cubic meters)
1184000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Curb weight1090 kg (kilograms)
2403.04 lbs (pounds)
1090 kg (kilograms)
2403.04 lbs (pounds)
1115 kg (kilograms)
2458.15 lbs (pounds)
1100 kg (kilograms)
2425.08 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight1525 kg (kilograms)
3362.05 lbs (pounds)
1525 kg (kilograms)
3362.05 lbs (pounds)
1625 kg (kilograms)
3582.51 lbs (pounds)
1750 kg (kilograms)
3858.09 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank55.0 l (liters)
12.10 UK gal (UK gallons)
14.53 US gal (US gallons)
55.0 l (liters)
12.10 UK gal (UK gallons)
14.53 US gal (US gallons)
55.0 l (liters)
12.10 UK gal (UK gallons)
14.53 US gal (US gallons)
55.0 l (liters)
12.10 UK gal (UK gallons)
14.53 US gal (US gallons)

Engine

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

Type of fuelpetrolpetrolpetrolpetrol
Type of fuel systemmulti-point fuel injection (MPFI)multi-point fuel injection (MPFI)multi-point fuel injection (MPFI)multi-point fuel injection (MPFI)
Engine model-АЕК/АFT/AKS-AZD
Engine locationtransverse, fronttransverse, fronttransverse, fronttransverse, front
Engine displacement1598 cc (cubic centimeters)1595 cc (cubic centimeters)1595 cc (cubic centimeters)1598 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism typeoverhead camshaft (OHC)overhead camshaft (OHC)overhead camshaft (OHC)double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Type of aspirationnaturally aspiratednaturally aspiratednaturally aspiratednaturally aspirated
Compression ratio9.30 : 110.30 : 110.30 : 111.00 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersinline/straight engineinline/straight engineinline/straight engineinline/straight engine
Number of cylinders4 (four)4 (four)4 (four)4 (four)
Valves per cylinder2 (two)2 (two)2 (two)4 (four)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)76.50 mm (millimeters)
0.25 ft (feet)
3.01 in (inches)
0.0765 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)
76.50 mm (millimeters)
0.25 ft (feet)
3.01 in (inches)
0.0765 m (meters)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)86.90 mm (millimeters)
0.29 ft (feet)
3.42 in (inches)
0.0869 m (meters)
77.40 mm (millimeters)
0.25 ft (feet)
3.05 in (inches)
0.0774 m (meters)
77.40 mm (millimeters)
0.25 ft (feet)
3.05 in (inches)
0.0774 m (meters)
86.90 mm (millimeters)
0.29 ft (feet)
3.42 in (inches)
0.0869 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 power75 hp (horse power)
55.9 kW (kilowatts)
76.0 ps (metric horsepower)
101 hp (horse power)
75.3 kW (kilowatts)
102.4 ps (metric horsepower)
101 hp (horse power)
75.3 kW (kilowatts)
102.4 ps (metric horsepower)
105 hp (horse power)
78.3 kW (kilowatts)
106.5 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at5200 rpm (revolutions per minute)4400 rpm (revolutions per minute)5600 rpm (revolutions per minute)5700 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque135 Nm (newton meters)
13.8 kgm (kilogram meters)
99.6 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
-145 Nm (newton meters)
14.8 kgm (kilogram meters)
106.9 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
148 Nm (newton meters)
15.1 kgm (kilogram meters)
109.2 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at2800 rpm (revolutions per minute)-3800 rpm (revolutions per minute)4500 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM----
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h14.00 s (seconds)11.20 s (seconds)11.90 s (seconds)10.00 s (seconds)
Maximum speed168 km/h (kilometers per hour)
104.39 mph (miles per hour)
188 km/h (kilometers per hour)
116.82 mph (miles per hour)
185 km/h (kilometers per hour)
114.95 mph (miles per hour)
192 km/h (kilometers per hour)
119.30 mph (miles per hour)
Drag coefficient----

Fuel consumption

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

Fuel consumption (urban)-10.5 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.31 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.77 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
22.40 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.92 mpl (miles per liter)
9.52 km/l (kilometers per liter)
11.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.44 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.93 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
21.19 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.60 mpl (miles per liter)
9.01 km/l (kilometers per liter)
9.6 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.11 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.54 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
24.50 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.47 mpl (miles per liter)
10.42 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)-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)
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)
5.7 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.25 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.51 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
41.27 mpg (miles per gallon)
10.90 mpl (miles per liter)
17.54 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)8.8 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.94 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.32 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
26.73 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.06 mpl (miles per liter)
11.36 km/l (kilometers per liter)
8.5 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.87 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.25 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
27.67 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.31 mpl (miles per liter)
11.76 km/l (kilometers per liter)
--
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 gears5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)
Final drive ratio----
Drive typefront wheel drive (FWD)front wheel drive (FWD)front wheel drive (FWD)front wheel drive (FWD)

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-10.60 m (meters)
34.78 ft (feet)
417.32 in (inches)
--

Suspension

Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - wishbone- - coil springs - wishbone
Type of rear suspension - stabilizer link- - stabilizer link - 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 brakesdiscsventilated discsventilated discsventilated discs
Type of rear brakesdrumdiscsdrumdiscs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYesYesYes

Wheels

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

Rim size-146J X 146J
Tyre code175/70 R13185/60/14195/60 VR 14175/80 R14