Comparison between:
• Volkswagen Polo IV (9N) 1.4 16V (petrol, 1999)
• Volkswagen Polo V 1.4 5-dr (petrol, 2009)
• Volkswagen Golf V 1.6 I (petrol, 2003)
• Volkswagen Golf VI 1.6 (petrol, 2008)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

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

ManufacturerVolkswagenVolkswagenVolkswagenVolkswagen
SeriesPoloPoloGolfGolf
ModelIV (9N) 1.4 16VV 1.4 5-drV 1.6 IVI 1.6
First year of production1999200920032008
Last year of production200520142008-

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 / 55 (five)3 / 53 / 5
Number of seats5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)
Wheelbase2407.00 mm (millimeters)
7.90 ft (feet)
94.76 in (inches)
2.4070 m (meters)
2470.00 mm (millimeters)
8.10 ft (feet)
97.24 in (inches)
2.4700 m (meters)
2578.00 mm (millimeters)
8.46 ft (feet)
101.50 in (inches)
2.5780 m (meters)
2578.00 mm (millimeters)
8.46 ft (feet)
101.50 in (inches)
2.5780 m (meters)
Front track1392.00 mm (millimeters)
4.57 ft (feet)
54.80 in (inches)
1.3920 m (meters)
-1539.00 mm (millimeters)
5.05 ft (feet)
60.59 in (inches)
1.5390 m (meters)
1540.00 mm (millimeters)
5.05 ft (feet)
60.63 in (inches)
1.5400 m (meters)
Rear track1400.00 mm (millimeters)
4.59 ft (feet)
55.12 in (inches)
1.4000 m (meters)
-1528.00 mm (millimeters)
5.01 ft (feet)
60.16 in (inches)
1.5280 m (meters)
1513.00 mm (millimeters)
4.96 ft (feet)
59.57 in (inches)
1.5130 m (meters)
Length3743.00 mm (millimeters)
12.28 ft (feet)
147.36 in (inches)
3.7430 m (meters)
3970.00 mm (millimeters)
13.02 ft (feet)
156.30 in (inches)
3.9700 m (meters)
4204.00 mm (millimeters)
13.79 ft (feet)
165.51 in (inches)
4.2040 m (meters)
4199.00 mm (millimeters)
13.78 ft (feet)
165.31 in (inches)
4.1990 m (meters)
Width1632.00 mm (millimeters)
5.35 ft (feet)
64.25 in (inches)
1.6320 m (meters)
1682.00 mm (millimeters)
5.52 ft (feet)
66.22 in (inches)
1.6820 m (meters)
1759.00 mm (millimeters)
5.77 ft (feet)
69.25 in (inches)
1.7590 m (meters)
1779.00 mm (millimeters)
5.84 ft (feet)
70.04 in (inches)
1.7790 m (meters)
Height1418.00 mm (millimeters)
4.65 ft (feet)
55.83 in (inches)
1.4180 m (meters)
1485.00 mm (millimeters)
4.87 ft (feet)
58.46 in (inches)
1.4850 m (meters)
1485.00 mm (millimeters)
4.87 ft (feet)
58.46 in (inches)
1.4850 m (meters)
1479.00 mm (millimeters)
4.85 ft (feet)
58.23 in (inches)
1.4790 m (meters)
Ground clearance----
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity245.0 l (liters)
8.65 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.24 m3 (cubic meters)
245000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
280.0 l (liters)
9.89 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.28 m3 (cubic meters)
280000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
350.0 l (liters)
12.36 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.35 m3 (cubic meters)
350000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
350.0 l (liters)
12.36 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.35 m3 (cubic meters)
350000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity975.0 l (liters)
34.43 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.97 m3 (cubic meters)
975000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
-1305.0 l (liters)
46.09 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.30 m3 (cubic meters)
1305000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
1305.0 l (liters)
46.09 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.30 m3 (cubic meters)
1305000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Curb weight960 kg (kilograms)
2116.44 lbs (pounds)
1070 kg (kilograms)
2358.95 lbs (pounds)
1208 kg (kilograms)
2663.18 lbs (pounds)
1232 kg (kilograms)
2716.10 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight1490 kg (kilograms)
3284.89 lbs (pounds)
1550 kg (kilograms)
3417.17 lbs (pounds)
1800 kg (kilograms)
3968.32 lbs (pounds)
1770 kg (kilograms)
3902.18 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank45.0 l (liters)
9.90 UK gal (UK gallons)
11.89 US gal (US gallons)
45.0 l (liters)
9.90 UK gal (UK gallons)
11.89 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)direct injectionmulti-point fuel injection (MPFI)multi-point fuel injection (MPFI)
Engine model----
Engine locationtransverse, fronttransverse, fronttransverse, fronttransverse, front
Engine displacement1390 cc (cubic centimeters)1390 cc (cubic centimeters)1595 cc (cubic centimeters)1595 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism typeoverhead camshaft (OHC)-overhead camshaft (OHC)overhead camshaft (OHC)
Type of aspirationnaturally aspiratednaturally aspiratednaturally aspiratednaturally aspirated
Compression ratio10.00 : 112.00 : 110.50 : 110.50 : 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 cylinder4 (four)4 (four)2 (two)2 (two)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)76.50 mm (millimeters)
0.25 ft (feet)
3.01 in (inches)
0.0765 m (meters)
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)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)75.60 mm (millimeters)
0.25 ft (feet)
2.98 in (inches)
0.0756 m (meters)
75.60 mm (millimeters)
0.25 ft (feet)
2.98 in (inches)
0.0756 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)

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)
85 hp (horse power)
63.4 kW (kilowatts)
86.2 ps (metric horsepower)
102 hp (horse power)
76.1 kW (kilowatts)
103.4 ps (metric horsepower)
102 hp (horse power)
76.1 kW (kilowatts)
103.4 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at5000 rpm (revolutions per minute)5000 rpm (revolutions per minute)5600 rpm (revolutions per minute)5600 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque126 Nm (newton meters)
12.8 kgm (kilogram meters)
92.9 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
132 Nm (newton meters)
13.5 kgm (kilogram meters)
97.4 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
148 Nm (newton meters)
15.1 kgm (kilogram meters)
109.2 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
148 Nm (newton meters)
15.1 kgm (kilogram meters)
109.2 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at3800 rpm (revolutions per minute)3500 rpm (revolutions per minute)3800 rpm (revolutions per minute)3800 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM----
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h12.90 s (seconds)12.10 s (seconds)11.40 s (seconds)11.30 s (seconds)
Maximum speed172 km/h (kilometers per hour)
106.88 mph (miles per hour)
177 km/h (kilometers per hour)
109.98 mph (miles per hour)
184 km/h (kilometers per hour)
114.33 mph (miles per hour)
188 km/h (kilometers per hour)
116.82 mph (miles per hour)
Drag coefficient----

Fuel consumption

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

Fuel consumption (urban)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)
8.0 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.76 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.11 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
29.40 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.77 mpl (miles per liter)
12.50 km/l (kilometers per liter)
9.9 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.18 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.62 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
23.76 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.28 mpl (miles per liter)
10.10 km/l (kilometers per liter)
9.7 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.13 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.56 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
24.25 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.41 mpl (miles per liter)
10.31 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)5.2 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.14 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.37 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
45.23 mpg (miles per gallon)
11.95 mpl (miles per liter)
19.23 km/l (kilometers per liter)
4.7 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.03 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.24 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
50.05 mpg (miles per gallon)
13.22 mpl (miles per liter)
21.28 km/l (kilometers per liter)
5.6 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.23 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.48 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
42.00 mpg (miles per gallon)
11.10 mpl (miles per liter)
17.86 km/l (kilometers per liter)
5.6 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.23 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.48 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
42.00 mpg (miles per gallon)
11.10 mpl (miles per liter)
17.86 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)-5.9 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.30 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.56 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
39.87 mpg (miles per gallon)
10.53 mpl (miles per liter)
16.95 km/l (kilometers per liter)
7.2 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.58 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.90 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
32.67 mpg (miles per gallon)
8.63 mpl (miles per liter)
13.89 km/l (kilometers per liter)
7.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.56 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.88 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
33.13 mpg (miles per gallon)
8.75 mpl (miles per liter)
14.08 km/l (kilometers per liter)
EU emission standard-EURO V-EURO IV
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 pinion-rack and pinionrack and pinion
Type of power steeringhydraulic-electricelectric
Turning circle diameter---10.90 m (meters)
35.76 ft (feet)
429.13 in (inches)

Suspension

Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - coil springs- - shock absorber strut/damper - independent suspension
- coil springs
- MacPherson strut
- anti-roll bar/sway bar/stabilizer bar
Type of rear suspension - trailing arms- - coil springs - dependent suspension
- coil springs
- MacPherson strut
- anti-roll bar/sway bar/stabilizer bar

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 brakesdiscs-ventilated discsventilated discs
Type of rear brakesdrum-discsdiscs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYesYesYes

Wheels

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

Rim size5.5J X 13-6J X 156.5J X 16
Tyre code175/65 R13175/70 R14195/65 R15 T195/65 R15, 205/55 R16