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Compare Volkswagen Golf 6 Variant

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Neoscore
33%
Pros
  • Now with independent rear suspensions
Cons
  • Bad 0-100kph time
  • No powerful engine options
  • Only available with small engines
  • Still uses MacPherson struts in the front

Variants

1.2 TSI 105PS
1.2 TSI 105PS DSG
1.2 TSI 85PS
1.2 TSI BMT 105PS
1.4
1.4 TSI 122PS
1.4 TSI 122PS DSG
1.4 TSI 160PS
1.4 TSI 160PS DSG
1.6
1.6 TDI 105PS
1.6 TDI 105PS 4MOTION
1.6 TDI 105PS DSG
1.6 TDI BMT 105PS
1.6 TDI BMT 105PS DSG
2.0 TDI 140PS
2.0 TDI 140PS DSG

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
505 L / 17.8 cu-ft ~ 1495 L / 52.8 cu-ft
Engine Oil Capacity
1.2 TSI BMT 105PS3.6 L / 3.8 qt
1.43.2 L / 3.4 qt
1.6 TDI 105PS4.3 L / 4.5 qt
1.6 TDI BMT 105PS DSG4.3 L / 4.5 qt
2.0 TDI 140PS4.3 L / 4.5 qt
2.0 TDI 140PS DSG4.3 L / 4.5 qt
Fuel Capacity
55.0 L / 14.5 gal
Passengers
5
Payload
1.2 TSI 105PS542 kg / 1195 lbs
1.2 TSI 85PS628 kg / 1385 lbs
1.4 TSI 122PS546 kg / 1204 lbs
1.4 TSI 160PS DSG510 kg / 1124 lbs
1.6618 kg / 1362 lbs
1.6 TDI 105PS610 kg / 1345 lbs
1.6 TDI BMT 105PS583 kg / 1285 lbs
1.6 TDI BMT 105PS DSG582 kg / 1283 lbs
2.0 TDI 140PS610 kg / 1345 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Rear
Disc
Offroad | Approach Angle
13.3 deg
Offroad | Breakover Angle
8.8 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
11.9 deg
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Tire Size
1.4205/55 R16
1.4 TSI 122PS205/55 R16
1.4 TSI 122PS DSG205/55 R16, 225/45 R17
1.6 TDI BMT 105PS205/55 R16
2.0 TDI 140PS DSG225/45 R17
Turning Circle
10.9 m / 35.8 ft

Dimensions

Size | Width
1.2 TSI 105PS DSG1781 mm / 70.1 in | 2003 mm / 78.9 in (mirror unfolded)
1.2 TSI 85PS1781 mm / 70.1 in | 2003 mm / 78.9 in (mirror unfolded)
1.2 TSI BMT 105PS1781 mm / 70.1 in | 2003 mm / 78.9 in (mirror unfolded)
1.4 TSI 122PS DSG1781 mm / 70.1 in | 2003 mm / 78.9 in (mirror unfolded)
1.4 TSI 160PS1781 mm / 70.1 in
1.6 TDI 105PS1781 mm / 70.1 in | 2003 mm / 78.9 in (mirror unfolded)
2.0 TDI 140PS DSG1781 mm / 70.1 in | 2003 mm / 78.9 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Rear
1508.0 mm / 59.4 in
Weight
1.2 TSI 85PS1272.0 kg / 2804.3 lbs
1.61272.0 kg / 2804.3 lbs
1.6 TDI 105PS 4MOTION1496.0 kg / 3298.1 lbs
1.6 TDI BMT 105PS DSG1398.0 kg / 3082.1 lbs
Wheel Size
1.2 TSI 105PS DSG6.5J x 16
1.46.5J x 16
1.4 TSI 122PS DSG6.5J x 16, 7J x 17
1.66.5J x 16
1.6 TDI 105PS6.5J x 16
1.6 TDI 105PS 4MOTION6.5J x 16
1.6 TDI 105PS DSG6.5J x 16
2.0 TDI 140PS7J x 17
2.0 TDI 140PS DSG7J x 17

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
1.2 TSI 105PS11.3 sec
1.2 TSI 85PS13.3 sec
1.2 TSI BMT 105PS11.3 sec
1.612.2 sec
1.6 TDI 105PS 4MOTION13.1 sec
1.6 TDI BMT 105PS DSG11.9 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
1.2 TSI 105PS10.7 sec
1.2 TSI 105PS DSG10.7 sec
1.4 TSI 122PS DSG9.4 sec
1.4 TSI 160PS8.0 sec
1.4 TSI 160PS DSG8.0 sec
1.611.6 sec
1.6 TDI 105PS11.3 sec
1.6 TDI BMT 105PS11.3 sec
2.0 TDI 140PS9.2 sec
CO2 Emission
1.2 TSI 105PS132 g/km
1.2 TSI 85PS132 g/km
1.2 TSI BMT 105PS123 g/km
1.6 TDI BMT 105PS109 g/km
2.0 TDI 140PS128 g/km
2.0 TDI 140PS DSG139 g/km
Fuel Economy
1.2 TSI 105PS5.8 L/100km / 40.6 MPG (combined) | 7.2 L/100km / 32.7 MPG (urban) | 5.0 L/100km / 47.0 MPG (highway)
1.67.2 L/100km / 32.7 MPG (combined) | 9.8 L/100km / 24.0 MPG (urban) | 5.7 L/100km / 41.3 MPG (highway)
1.6 TDI BMT 105PS4.2 L/100km / 56.0 MPG (combined) | 5.2 L/100km / 45.2 MPG (urban) | 3.6 L/100km / 65.3 MPG (highway)
2.0 TDI 140PS4.9 L/100km / 48.0 MPG (combined) | 6.3 L/100km / 37.3 MPG (urban) | 4.1 L/100km / 57.4 MPG (highway)
2.0 TDI 140PS DSG5.4 L/100km / 43.6 MPG (combined) | 6.9 L/100km / 34.1 MPG (urban) | 4.5 L/100km / 52.3 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
1.4173.0 km/h / 107.5 mph
1.4 TSI 122PS DSG201.0 km/h / 124.9 mph
1.4 TSI 160PS220.0 km/h / 136.7 mph
1.4 TSI 160PS DSG220.0 km/h / 136.7 mph
1.6189.0 km/h / 117.4 mph
1.6 TDI 105PS 4MOTION187.0 km/h / 116.2 mph
1.6 TDI 105PS DSG190.0 km/h / 118.1 mph
2.0 TDI 140PS210.0 km/h / 130.5 mph
Towing Capacity
1.2 TSI BMT 105PS680 kg / 1499 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1200 kg / 2646 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
1.4 TSI 122PS DSG710 kg / 1565 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1600 kg / 3527 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1300 kg / 2866 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
1.6 TDI 105PS720 kg / 1587 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1700 kg / 3748 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1400 kg / 3086 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
1.6 TDI 105PS DSG730 kg / 1609 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1700 kg / 3748 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1400 kg / 3086 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
2.0 TDI 140PS740 kg / 1631 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1700 kg / 3748 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
2.0 TDI 140PS DSG750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1700 kg / 3748 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
1.2 TSI 105PSFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
1.2 TSI 105PS DSGFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
1.2 TSI 85PSFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
1.2 TSI BMT 105PSFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
1.4 TSI 122PSFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
1.4 TSI 122PS DSGFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
1.6 TDI 105PS 4MOTIONFront-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive
1.6 TDI BMT 105PS DSGFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
2.0 TDI 140PSFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Engine
1.2 TSI BMT 105PSCBZB
1.4CGGA
1.4 TSI 122PSCAXA
1.4 TSI 122PS DSGCAXA
1.4 TSI 160PS DSGCAVD, CTHD, CTKA
1.6BSE, BSF, CCSA
1.6 TDI 105PSCAYC
2.0 TDI 140PSCBDB, CFHC, CLCB
Engine | Bore
1.2 TSI BMT 105PS71.0 mm / 2.8 in
1.4 TSI 122PS DSG76.5 mm / 3.0 in
1.681.0 mm / 3.2 in
1.6 TDI 105PS79.5 mm / 3.1 in
1.6 TDI BMT 105PS DSG79.5 mm / 3.1 in
2.0 TDI 140PS81.0 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
1.2 TSI BMT 105PS10.5:1
1.610.3:1
1.6 TDI 105PS 4MOTION16.5:1
1.6 TDI 105PS DSG16.5:1
1.6 TDI BMT 105PS16.5:1
Engine | Displacement
1.2 TSI 105PS DSG1.2 L / 73.0 cu-in / 1197.0 cc
1.2 TSI 85PS1.2 L / 73.0 cu-in / 1197.0 cc
1.6 TDI 105PS DSG1.6 L / 97.5 cu-in / 1598.0 cc
2.0 TDI 140PS2.0 L / 120.1 cu-in / 1968.0 cc
Engine | Power
1.2 TSI BMT 105PS105.0 hp / 78.3 kW @ 5000 rpm
1.4 TSI 122PS122.0 hp / 91.0 kW @ 5000 rpm
1.4 TSI 160PS DSG160.0 hp / 119.3 kW @ 5800 rpm
1.6102.0 hp / 76.1 kW @ 5600 rpm
1.6 TDI 105PS105.0 hp / 78.3 kW @ 4400 rpm
2.0 TDI 140PS140.0 hp / 104.4 kW @ 4200 rpm
2.0 TDI 140PS DSG140.0 hp / 104.4 kW @ 4200 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
1.2 TSI 105PS87.7 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
1.2 TSI 105PS DSG87.7 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
1.4 TSI 122PS DSG87.8 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
1.4 TSI 160PS DSG115.1 hp/L / 1.9 hp/cu-in
1.6 TDI BMT 105PS65.7 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
1.6 TDI BMT 105PS DSG65.7 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
1.4 TSI 122PS75.6 mm / 3.0 in
1.4 TSI 160PS75.6 mm / 3.0 in
1.677.4 mm / 3.0 in
1.6 TDI 105PS 4MOTION80.5 mm / 3.2 in
1.6 TDI BMT 105PS80.5 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Torque
1.2 TSI 105PS DSG175 Nm / 129.1 lb-ft @ 1550-4100 rpm
1.6148 Nm / 109.2 lb-ft @ 3800 rpm
1.6 TDI 105PS250 Nm / 184.4 lb-ft @ 1500-2500 rpm
1.6 TDI 105PS 4MOTION250 Nm / 184.4 lb-ft @ 1500-2500 rpm
1.6 TDI BMT 105PS250 Nm / 184.4 lb-ft @ 1500-2500 rpm
2.0 TDI 140PS DSG320 Nm / 236.0 lb-ft @ 1750-2500 rpm
Engine | Type
1.4 TSI 122PS DSGTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
1.4 TSI 160PSTurbo- and super-charged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
1.6Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-4 SOHC engine with 2 values per cylinder
1.6 TDI 105PSTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
1.6 TDI 105PS 4MOTIONTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
1.6 TDI BMT 105PSTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
1.2 TSI 105PS DSG7-speed
1.4 TSI 122PS DSG7-speed
1.4 TSI 160PS DSG7-speed
Transmission | Type
1.2 TSI BMT 105PSManual
1.4Manual
1.4 TSI 122PSManual
1.4 TSI 122PS DSGAutomatic DSG
1.4 TSI 160PS DSGAutomatic
1.6 TDI 105PSManual

Production

Availability
1.42009 ~ 2013
1.6 TDI 105PS 4MOTION2009 ~ 2013
1.6 TDI BMT 105PS2009 ~ 2013
2.0 TDI 140PS2009 ~ 2013
2.0 TDI 140PS DSG2009 ~ 2013
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