Golf II GTI 16V Technical Specifications (U.K.)




This page contains Technical Specifications for the Golf 2 GTI 16V sold in the United Kingdom. 

 

ENGINE

Type                    4 Cylinder, In-Line 
Bore                    3.19" (81.0 mm)
Stroke                  3.40" (86.4 mm)
Displacement            108.7 Cu. In. (1,781 cc)
Compression Ratio       10.0:1
H.P. @ RPM (SAE Net)    139 @ 6,100 (102kW ISO)
Max. Trq. Lbs.-Ft. @RPM 124 @ 4,600
Fuel Requirement        Unleaded 97 RM (Premium Recommended for
                           Maximum Performance)


ENGINE DESIGN

Arrangement             Front Mounted, Transverse
Cylinder Block          Cast Iron
Crankshaft              Forged Steel, 5 Main Bearings
Cylinder Head           Aluminum Alloy, Cross-Flow
Valve Train             Dual Over Head Cam, Spur Belt Driven,
                        4 Valves per Cylinder, Hydraulic Lifters
Cooling System          Water Cooled, Cross-Flow Radiator,
                        Water Pump, Thermostatically Controlled
                        Electric Radiator, Fan
Lubrication             Rotary Gear Pump,
                        Intermediate Shaft Drive, Oil Cooler
Fuel/Air Supply         Fuel Injection (Bosch KA-Jetronic)
Emission System        

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Battery                  12 Volt, 45 Amp/Hr.
Alternator               55 Amp. Max.
Ignition                 Digital Electronic 
Firing Order                       

DRIVE TRAIN - FRONT WHEEL DRIVE

Transmission Gear Ratios        Manual - 5
        1st                     3.45:1
        2nd                     2.12:1
        3rd                     1.44:1
        4th                     1.13:1
        5th                     0.91:1
Clutch                    8.3" Diameter

STEERING

 
Type                     Rack and Pinion, Hydraulic Power Assist
Turns, Lock-to-Lock      3.2
Turning Circle, 
     Curb-to-Curb        32.75 Ft. (Left) - 32.5 Ft. (Right)
Steering Wheel Diameter  15"

BODY, CHASSIS and SUSPENSION

Type                     Unitized Construction,
                         Bolt-On Front Fenders
Front Suspension         Independent Struts, Anti-Roll Bar,
                         Coil Springs, Lower Wishbones,
                         Telescopic Shock Absorbers
Rear Suspension          Semi-Independent Trailing Arms,
                         Torsion Beam Axle, Anti-Roll Bar,
                         Coil Springs, Telescopic Shock Absorbers
Service Brakes           Diagonal Dual Circuits with Power Assist
                         Vent 9.4" (239mm) Discs in Front
                         Solid 8.9" (226mm) Discs in Rear
                         Vacum Servo
Parking Brake            Mechanical to Rear Wheels
Wheels                   6" Pressed Steel Rims
Tires                    185/60VR14          

CAPACITIES

Engine Oil              
Fuel                    12.1 Imp. Gallons (55 Litres)
Cooling System          

DIMENSIONS

Wheelbase               97.4" (2,475 mm)
Front Track             56.2" (1,427 mm)
Rear Track              56.0" (1,422 mm)
Overall Length          157.0" (3,988 mm)
Overall Width           66.0" (1,676 mm)
Overall Height          56.0" (1,422 mm) (Unladen)
Ground Clearance         4.5" (115 mm) (Laden)
Curb Weight             2,226 lbs / 1009kgight             

PERFORMANCE

                        Manual-5 Speed
Top Speed               123 mph
Acceleration
  0-50 mph              5.9 sec.
  0-60 mph              8.0 sec.
  40-60 mph             6.6 sec.
MPG Estimates           25.3 (11.1 litres/100km) 5.5mpl
Max. Driving Range      

INTERIOR VOLUME (SAE)

Front Seat              
Rear Seat               
Trunk
Seating Capacity          5                     
                        Front    Rear
Volume (Cu. Ft.)
Head Room               38.0"   36.0"
Shoulder Room           53.5"   54.3"
Hip Room                51.5"   50.0"
Leg Room                39.5"   39.0"

STANDARD FEATURES

1.8 Liter, 139HP, 16 Valve 4-cylinder fuel injected engine
5-Speed Close Ratio Manual Transmission
Sport Suspension, Independent
Independent MacPherson Strut Front Suspension,
Independent Torsion Beam Axle Rear Suspension,
Front and Rear Stabilizer Bar
Vacum Servo Vented Front Disc Brakes
Self-Adjusting Solid Rear Discs
185/60VR14 Steel Belted Radial Tires
Electronic Ignition, Rev Counter

EXTERIOR FEATURES

Dual Remote Controlled Outside Rearview Mirrors
Dual Round Halogen Headlamps with Adjacent Driving Lamps
Luggage Cover
Locking Fuel Cap
Metallic Paint
Sunroof
Tailgate Wash/Wipe
Tinted Glass

INTERIOR FEATURES

Electric Windows, Heated Rear Window
Full Instrumentation including Speedometer, Rev Counter, Fuel Gauge,
     Coolant Temp. Gauge, Clock 
On Board Multi-Function Trip Computer
Center Console with Ashtray, Cigarette Lighter
Height Adjustable, Fully Reclining Front Bucket Seats with Adjustable
     Headrests
Rear Seatbelts
Split Rear Folding Seats
Radio/Cassette, Speakers, Aerial

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

Air Conditioning
Leather Seats
Power Steering

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