Golf II GTI 16V Technical
This page contains Technical Specifications for the Golf 2 GTI 16V sold in the United Kingdom.
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
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)
Battery 12 Volt, 45 Amp/Hr.
Alternator 55 Amp. Max.
Ignition Digital Electronic
DRIVE TRAIN - FRONT WHEEL DRIVE
Transmission Gear Ratios Manual - 5
Clutch 8.3" Diameter
Type Rack and Pinion, Hydraulic Power Assist
Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.2
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
Parking Brake Mechanical to Rear Wheels
Wheels 6" Pressed Steel Rims
Fuel 12.1 Imp. Gallons (55 Litres)
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
Top Speed 123 mph
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
Seating Capacity 5
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"
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
Dual Remote Controlled Outside Rearview Mirrors
Dual Round Halogen Headlamps with Adjacent Driving Lamps
Locking Fuel Cap
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
Split Rear Folding Seats
Radio/Cassette, Speakers, Aerial
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