Comparison between:
• Volkswagen Golf VII (2017) 1.6 TDI (diesel, 2017)
• Renault Megane IV 1.5 Energy dCi (diesel, 2016)
• Nissan Pulsar (C13) 1.5 dCi (diesel, 2014)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

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

ManufacturerVolkswagenRenaultNissan
SeriesGolfMeganePulsar
ModelVII (2017) 1.6 TDIIV 1.5 Energy dCi(C13) 1.5 dCi
First year of production201720162014
Last year of production201920182018

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)
Number of doors5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)
Number of seats5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)
Wheelbase2620.00 mm (millimeters)
8.60 ft (feet)
103.15 in (inches)
2.6200 m (meters)
2669.00 mm (millimeters)
8.76 ft (feet)
105.08 in (inches)
2.6690 m (meters)
2700.00 mm (millimeters)
8.86 ft (feet)
106.30 in (inches)
2.7000 m (meters)
Front track1549.00 mm (millimeters)
5.08 ft (feet)
60.98 in (inches)
1.5490 m (meters)
1591.00 mm (millimeters)
5.22 ft (feet)
62.64 in (inches)
1.5910 m (meters)
1540.00 mm (millimeters)
5.05 ft (feet)
60.63 in (inches)
1.5400 m (meters)
Rear track1521.00 mm (millimeters)
4.99 ft (feet)
59.88 in (inches)
1.5210 m (meters)
1586.00 mm (millimeters)
5.20 ft (feet)
62.44 in (inches)
1.5860 m (meters)
1540.00 mm (millimeters)
5.05 ft (feet)
60.63 in (inches)
1.5400 m (meters)
Length4258.00 mm (millimeters)
13.97 ft (feet)
167.64 in (inches)
4.2580 m (meters)
4359.00 mm (millimeters)
14.30 ft (feet)
171.61 in (inches)
4.3590 m (meters)
4387.00 mm (millimeters)
14.39 ft (feet)
172.72 in (inches)
4.3870 m (meters)
Width1799.00 mm (millimeters)
5.90 ft (feet)
70.83 in (inches)
1.7990 m (meters)
1814.00 mm (millimeters)
5.95 ft (feet)
71.42 in (inches)
1.8140 m (meters)
1768.00 mm (millimeters)
5.80 ft (feet)
69.61 in (inches)
1.7680 m (meters)
Height1492.00 mm (millimeters)
4.90 ft (feet)
58.74 in (inches)
1.4920 m (meters)
1447.00 mm (millimeters)
4.75 ft (feet)
56.97 in (inches)
1.4470 m (meters)
1520.00 mm (millimeters)
4.99 ft (feet)
59.84 in (inches)
1.5200 m (meters)
Ground clearance-145.00 mm (millimeters)
0.48 ft (feet)
5.71 in (inches)
0.1450 m (meters)
156.00 mm (millimeters)
0.51 ft (feet)
6.14 in (inches)
0.1560 m (meters)
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity380.0 l (liters)
13.42 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.38 m3 (cubic meters)
380000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
384.0 l (liters)
13.56 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.38 m3 (cubic meters)
384000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
385.0 l (liters)
13.60 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.39 m3 (cubic meters)
385000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity1270.0 l (liters)
44.85 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.27 m3 (cubic meters)
1270000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
1247.0 l (liters)
44.04 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.25 m3 (cubic meters)
1247000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
1395.0 l (liters)
49.26 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.40 m3 (cubic meters)
1395000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Curb weight1226 kg (kilograms)
2702.87 lbs (pounds)
1205 kg (kilograms)
2656.57 lbs (pounds)
1270 kg (kilograms)
2799.87 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight1800 kg (kilograms)
3968.32 lbs (pounds)
1848 kg (kilograms)
4074.14 lbs (pounds)
1785 kg (kilograms)
3935.25 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank50.0 l (liters)
11.00 UK gal (UK gallons)
13.21 US gal (US gallons)
47.0 l (liters)
10.34 UK gal (UK gallons)
12.42 US gal (US gallons)
46.0 l (liters)
10.12 UK gal (UK gallons)
12.15 US gal (US gallons)

Engine

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

Type of fueldieseldieseldiesel
Type of fuel systemcommon railcommon railcommon rail
Engine modelDDYA, DGTEK9K 656K9K
Engine locationtransverse, fronttransverse, fronttransverse, front
Engine displacement1598 cc (cubic centimeters)1461 cc (cubic centimeters)1461 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism type---
Type of aspirationturboturboturbo
Compression ratio---
Arrangement of the cylindersinline/straight engineinline/straight engineinline/straight engine
Number of cylinders4 (four)4 (four)4 (four)
Valves per cylinder4 (four)2 (two)2 (two)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)-76.00 mm (millimeters)
0.25 ft (feet)
2.99 in (inches)
0.0760 m (meters)
76.00 mm (millimeters)
0.25 ft (feet)
2.99 in (inches)
0.0760 m (meters)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)-80.50 mm (millimeters)
0.26 ft (feet)
3.17 in (inches)
0.0805 m (meters)
80.50 mm (millimeters)
0.26 ft (feet)
3.17 in (inches)
0.0805 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 power115 hp (horse power)
85.8 kW (kilowatts)
116.6 ps (metric horsepower)
110 hp (horse power)
82.0 kW (kilowatts)
111.5 ps (metric horsepower)
110 hp (horse power)
82.0 kW (kilowatts)
111.5 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at3250 - 4000 rpm (revolutions per minute)4000 rpm (revolutions per minute)4000 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque250 Nm (newton meters)
25.5 kgm (kilogram meters)
184.4 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
260 Nm (newton meters)
26.5 kgm (kilogram meters)
191.8 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
260 Nm (newton meters)
26.5 kgm (kilogram meters)
191.8 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at1500 - 3200 rpm (revolutions per minute)1750 rpm (revolutions per minute)1750 - 2500 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM---
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h10.20 s (seconds)11.30 s (seconds)11.50 s (seconds)
Maximum speed198 km/h (kilometers per hour)
123.03 mph (miles per hour)
187 km/h (kilometers per hour)
116.20 mph (miles per hour)
190 km/h (kilometers per hour)
118.06 mph (miles per hour)
Drag coefficient---

Fuel consumption

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

Fuel consumption (urban)4.6 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.01 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.22 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
51.13 mpg (miles per gallon)
13.51 mpl (miles per liter)
21.74 km/l (kilometers per liter)
4.2 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
0.92 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.11 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
56.00 mpg (miles per gallon)
14.79 mpl (miles per liter)
23.81 km/l (kilometers per liter)
4.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
0.90 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.08 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
57.37 mpg (miles per gallon)
15.16 mpl (miles per liter)
24.39 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)3.8 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
0.84 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.00 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
61.90 mpg (miles per gallon)
16.35 mpl (miles per liter)
26.32 km/l (kilometers per liter)
3.4 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
0.75 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
0.90 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
69.18 mpg (miles per gallon)
18.28 mpl (miles per liter)
29.41 km/l (kilometers per liter)
3.3 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
0.73 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
0.87 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
71.28 mpg (miles per gallon)
18.83 mpl (miles per liter)
30.30 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)4.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
0.90 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.08 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
57.37 mpg (miles per gallon)
15.16 mpl (miles per liter)
24.39 km/l (kilometers per liter)
3.7 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
0.81 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
0.98 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
63.57 mpg (miles per gallon)
16.79 mpl (miles per liter)
27.03 km/l (kilometers per liter)
3.6 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
0.79 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
0.95 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
65.34 mpg (miles per gallon)
17.26 mpl (miles per liter)
27.78 km/l (kilometers per liter)
EU emission standardEURO 6EURO 6 BEURO 6
Catalytic converter---
CO2 emissions106 - 109 g/km (grammes per kilometer)95 g/km (grammes per kilometer)94 g/km (grammes per kilometer)

Transmission, drive type

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

Transmission model---
Type of transmissionmanualmanualmanual
Number of automatic gears---
Number of manual gears5 (five)6 (six)6 (six)
Final drive ratio---
Drive typefront 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 pinion
Type of power steeringelectric--
Turning circle diameter10.90 m (meters)
35.76 ft (feet)
429.13 in (inches)
11.80 m (meters)
38.71 ft (feet)
464.57 in (inches)
10.20 m (meters)
33.46 ft (feet)
401.57 in (inches)

Suspension

Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension- - independent suspension
- MacPherson strut
- independent suspension
- MacPherson strut
Type of rear suspension---

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 discs
Type of rear brakesdiscsdiscs-
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYesYes

Wheels

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

Rim size6.5J X 1615, 16, 17, 186.5J X 16, 6.5J X 17
Tyre code205/55 R16195/65 R15, 205/55 R16, 205/50 R17, 225/45 R17, 225/40 R18195/60 R16, 205/50 R17