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Compare Volkswagen Golf 6 Variant [1.2 TSI 105PS] vs Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon [1.75 TBi]

Reviews

Neo score
33%
46%
Pros
  • Now with independent rear suspensions
  • Multi-link suspensions all-around
  • Potent engines
  • Still elegant
Cons
  • Bad 0-100kph time
  • No powerful engine options
  • Only available with small engines
  • Still uses MacPherson struts in the front
  • Not as good-looking as the sedan

Price

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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
1.75 TBi
1.8 MPI
1.9 JTDM 16V
1.9 JTDM 16V AT
1.9 JTDM 8V
1.9 JTS
2.0 JTDM 136PS
2.0 JTDM 170PS
2.2 JTS
2.2 JTS Selespeed
2.4 JTDM 200PS
2.4 JTDM 200PS AT
2.4 JTDM 210PS
2.4 JTDM 210PS Q4
3.2 V6 JTS
3.2 V6 JTS Q4
3.2 V6 JTS Q4 AT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
505 L / 17.8 cu-ft ~ 1495 L / 52.8 cu-ft
445 L / 15.7 cu-ft ~ 1245 L / 44.0 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
6.6 L / 7.0 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
4.2 L / 4.5 qt
Fuel Capacity
55.0 L / 14.5 gal
70.0 L / 18.5 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
542 kg / 1195 lbs
550 kg / 1213 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Ventilated discs
Offroad | Approach Angle
13.3 deg
Offroad | Breakover Angle
8.8 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
11.9 deg
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
225/50 R17, 235/45 R18, 235/40 ZR19
Turning Circle
10.9 m / 35.8 ft
11.1 m / 36.4 ft

Construction

Body Style
5-door Station Wagon

Dimensions

Size | Height
1417 mm / 55.8 in
Size | Length
4660 mm / 183.5 in
Size | Width
1828 mm / 72.0 in
Track Width | Front
1578.0 mm / 62.1 in
Track Width | Rear
1508.0 mm / 59.4 in
1555.0 mm / 61.2 in
Weight
1480.0 kg / 3262.8 lbs
Wheel Size
17 in, 18 in, 19 in
Wheelbase
2700 mm / 106.3 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
11.3 sec
7.9 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
10.7 sec
7.5 sec
CO2 Emission
132 g/km
194 g/km
Fuel Economy
5.8 L/100km / 40.6 MPG (combined) | 7.2 L/100km / 32.7 MPG (urban) | 5.0 L/100km / 47.0 MPG (highway)
8.3 L/100km / 28.3 MPG (combined) | 12.0 L/100km / 19.6 MPG (urban) | 6.2 L/100km / 37.9 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
233.0 km/h / 144.8 mph
Towing Capacity
1400 kg / 3086 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 5
Engine
939B1000
Engine | Bore
83.0 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
9.5:1
Engine | Displacement
1.7 L / 106.3 cu-in / 1742.0 cc
Engine | Power
200.0 hp / 149.1 kW @ 5000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
87.7 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
114.8 hp/L / 1.9 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
80.5 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Torque
320 Nm / 236.0 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual

Production

Availability
2009 ~ 2011
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