Comparison between:
• Volkswagen Polo II (86C) 1.4 D (diesel, 1990)
• Volkswagen Polo IV (9N) 1.4 16V (petrol, 1999)
• Daewoo Matiz (KLYA) 0.8 I (petrol, 1998)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

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

ModelII (86C) 1.4 DIV (9N) 1.4 16V(KLYA) 0.8 I
First year of production199019991998
Last year of production19942005-

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 doors3 (three)3 / 55 (five)
Number of seats5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)
Wheelbase2335.00 mm (millimeters)
7.66 ft (feet)
91.93 in (inches)
2.3350 m (meters)
2407.00 mm (millimeters)
7.90 ft (feet)
94.76 in (inches)
2.4070 m (meters)
2340.00 mm (millimeters)
7.68 ft (feet)
92.13 in (inches)
2.3400 m (meters)
Front track1320.00 mm (millimeters)
4.33 ft (feet)
51.97 in (inches)
1.3200 m (meters)
1392.00 mm (millimeters)
4.57 ft (feet)
54.80 in (inches)
1.3920 m (meters)
1315.00 mm (millimeters)
4.31 ft (feet)
51.77 in (inches)
1.3150 m (meters)
Rear track1345.00 mm (millimeters)
4.41 ft (feet)
52.95 in (inches)
1.3450 m (meters)
1400.00 mm (millimeters)
4.59 ft (feet)
55.12 in (inches)
1.4000 m (meters)
1280.00 mm (millimeters)
4.20 ft (feet)
50.39 in (inches)
1.2800 m (meters)
Length3765.00 mm (millimeters)
12.35 ft (feet)
148.23 in (inches)
3.7650 m (meters)
3743.00 mm (millimeters)
12.28 ft (feet)
147.36 in (inches)
3.7430 m (meters)
3495.00 mm (millimeters)
11.47 ft (feet)
137.60 in (inches)
3.4950 m (meters)
Width1570.00 mm (millimeters)
5.15 ft (feet)
61.81 in (inches)
1.5700 m (meters)
1632.00 mm (millimeters)
5.35 ft (feet)
64.25 in (inches)
1.6320 m (meters)
1495.00 mm (millimeters)
4.90 ft (feet)
58.86 in (inches)
1.4950 m (meters)
Height1350.00 mm (millimeters)
4.43 ft (feet)
53.15 in (inches)
1.3500 m (meters)
1418.00 mm (millimeters)
4.65 ft (feet)
55.83 in (inches)
1.4180 m (meters)
1480.00 mm (millimeters)
4.86 ft (feet)
58.27 in (inches)
1.4800 m (meters)
Ground clearance---
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity240.0 l (liters)
8.48 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.24 m3 (cubic meters)
240000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
245.0 l (liters)
8.65 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.24 m3 (cubic meters)
245000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
165.0 l (liters)
5.83 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.17 m3 (cubic meters)
165000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity1030.0 l (liters)
36.37 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.03 m3 (cubic meters)
1030000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
975.0 l (liters)
34.43 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.97 m3 (cubic meters)
975000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
625.0 l (liters)
22.07 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.62 m3 (cubic meters)
625000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Curb weight805 kg (kilograms)
1774.72 lbs (pounds)
960 kg (kilograms)
2116.44 lbs (pounds)
725 kg (kilograms)
1598.35 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight1250 kg (kilograms)
2755.78 lbs (pounds)
1490 kg (kilograms)
3284.89 lbs (pounds)
1210 kg (kilograms)
2667.59 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank42.0 l (liters)
9.24 UK gal (UK gallons)
11.10 US gal (US gallons)
45.0 l (liters)
9.90 UK gal (UK gallons)
11.89 US gal (US gallons)
38.0 l (liters)
8.36 UK gal (UK gallons)
10.04 US gal (US gallons)


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

Type of fueldieselpetrolpetrol
Type of fuel systemindirect injectionmulti-point fuel injection (MPFI)multi-point fuel injection (MPFI)
Engine model---
Engine locationtransverse, fronttransverse, fronttransverse, front
Engine displacement1391 cc (cubic centimeters)1390 cc (cubic centimeters)796 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism type-overhead camshaft (OHC)overhead camshaft (OHC)
Type of aspirationnaturally aspiratednaturally aspiratednaturally aspirated
Compression ratio22.30 : 110.00 : 19.30 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersinline/straight engineinline/straight engineinline/straight engine
Number of cylinders4 (four)4 (four)3 (three)
Valves per cylinder2 (two)4 (four)2 (two)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)75.00 mm (millimeters)
0.25 ft (feet)
2.95 in (inches)
0.0750 m (meters)
76.50 mm (millimeters)
0.25 ft (feet)
3.01 in (inches)
0.0765 m (meters)
68.50 mm (millimeters)
0.22 ft (feet)
2.70 in (inches)
0.0685 m (meters)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)78.70 mm (millimeters)
0.26 ft (feet)
3.10 in (inches)
0.0787 m (meters)
75.60 mm (millimeters)
0.25 ft (feet)
2.98 in (inches)
0.0756 m (meters)
72.00 mm (millimeters)
0.24 ft (feet)
2.83 in (inches)
0.0720 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 power48 hp (horse power)
35.8 kW (kilowatts)
48.7 ps (metric horsepower)
75 hp (horse power)
55.9 kW (kilowatts)
76.0 ps (metric horsepower)
52 hp (horse power)
38.8 kW (kilowatts)
52.7 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at4500 rpm (revolutions per minute)5000 rpm (revolutions per minute)5900 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque85 Nm (newton meters)
8.7 kgm (kilogram meters)
62.7 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
126 Nm (newton meters)
12.8 kgm (kilogram meters)
92.9 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
69 Nm (newton meters)
7.0 kgm (kilogram meters)
50.9 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at2700 rpm (revolutions per minute)3800 rpm (revolutions per minute)4600 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM---
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h19.50 s (seconds)12.90 s (seconds)17.00 s (seconds)
Maximum speed142 km/h (kilometers per hour)
88.23 mph (miles per hour)
172 km/h (kilometers per hour)
106.88 mph (miles per hour)
144 km/h (kilometers per hour)
89.48 mph (miles per hour)
Drag coefficient---

Fuel consumption

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

Fuel consumption (urban)5.5 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.21 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.45 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
42.77 mpg (miles per gallon)
11.30 mpl (miles per liter)
18.18 km/l (kilometers per liter)
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)
7.9 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.74 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.09 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
29.77 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.87 mpl (miles per liter)
12.66 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)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)
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)
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)
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)
-6.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.34 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.61 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
38.56 mpg (miles per gallon)
10.19 mpl (miles per liter)
16.39 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 transmissionmanualmanualmanual
Number of automatic gears---
Number of manual gears5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)
Final drive ratio---
Drive typefront wheel drive (FWD)front wheel drive (FWD)front wheel drive (FWD)


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 steeringhydraulichydraulichydraulic
Turning circle diameter--9.00 m (meters)
29.53 ft (feet)
354.33 in (inches)


Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - coil springs - coil springs - shock absorber strut/damper
Type of rear suspension - coil springs - trailing arms - coil springs


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

Type of front brakesdiscsdiscsdiscs
Type of rear brakesdrumdrumdrum
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYes-


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

Rim size-5.5J X 13-
Tyre code155/70 R13175/65 R13145/70 R13