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VW Golf 1.4 TSI (Mk VI 160PS) specs

Car type Compact
Curb weight 1286 kg (2835 lbs)
Power / weight 125 ps (123 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 187 Nm (138 lb-ft) / t
Introduced 2008
Origin country Germany
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Submitted by Georg

Performance

Top speed 220 kph (137 mph)
0 - 100 kph 7.5 s
0 - 100 mph 18.9 s
Est. 1/8 mile 10.8 s @ 77.0 mph
Est. 1/4 mile 16.0 s @ 91.3 mph

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VW Golf 1.4 TSI acceleration graph

Powertrain

Engine type inline4 16V DOHC fuel direct injection turbo and charger
Displacement 1.4 l (85 ci)
Power 160 ps (158 bhp / 118 kw)
Torque 240 Nm (177 lb-ft)
Power / liter 115 ps (113 hp)
Transmission 7 speed dual clutch (dry) DSG
Layout front engine, front wheel drive

Laptimes 4

Golf 1.4 TSI rivals

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Steve  6y ago

mrc - I like 320s (although find the diesels too noisy for me), however, I really don't think the golf driver was really trying or he missed a gear. I have a 160 TSI (manual), and there's a lengthy hill near where I live where people like to have fun :-) Coming off the corner onto the hill I've trounced 2 320d e90s. Not sure if the e90 may be quicker directly off the line (haven't had the pleasure yet) due to it's rear wheel drive but it can't stay with a 160 golf once on the move. I have a friend with a 1 yr old 320d and it's simply just not as fast as the golf tsi. It's much quicker than you think and than the figures suggest.


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Martin  7y ago

@ferrari_scuderia: No, not 0-80. And yes, I do think the quarter mile says a lot more about a car\'s speed, that\'s what I meant by 1000m times.


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ferrari_scuderia  7y ago

@Martin So, you\'re saying there should be 0-80km/h as well? In my place, there IS such a thing, but for motorbikes. And quarter mile is maybe the stat you\'re looking for.


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Martin  7y ago

Funny how people tend to think that a faster 0-100 time means they will actually be faster when doing a sprint at the traffic light. Personally, I would compare 1000m-times. The way a car reaches the 100 kmh is as important as the time it reaches it in. I\'d rather be in a car that does 0-80 in 3 sec and 80-100 in 7 sec, than a car that does 0-80 in 7 sec and 80-100 in 3 sec.. No doubt which of the two cars would win!


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golf3diesel  7y ago

@Mrc now try creaming a DSG one with the driver using launch control.i bet you would loose


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Mrc  7y ago

I creamed one of these with my 160ps 320d (E90). 2 car lengths in 200m... I think 7.5s to 100km/h is optimistic (unless it\'s downhill).


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gt  7y ago

@golf3diesel the link contain also laptimezs comparison..

and since you're worried about all the three id say go for the gtd with four doors


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golf3diesel  7y ago

7.5 to 100 kmh with LC and DSG maybe.well
@gt:thank you mate,but i already knew that the GTI is faster..i was thinking about performance(not only in a straightline)/fuel consumption/insurance ..and i am in a dilema what should be my family s next future car..160 TSI/210 GTI/140/170 GTD


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gt  7y ago

this would help you about performance
http://fastestlaps.com/comparisons/_VW_Golf_14_TSI_160PS_MkVI-vs-_Volkswagen_Golf_GTI_Mk_VI.html

as for fuel consumption this has better fuel consumption..


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golf1diesel  7y ago

DUDES do you recommend THIS or the GTI ??? i mean performance-fuel consumption-insurance :D


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Georg  8y ago

the test result is from Autozeitung 22/08... I have scanned and posted the Autozeitung testsheet in the laptime sources pool in the fastestlaps Forum...

http://www.fastestlaps.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=1108#1108



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FastestLaps  8y ago

Is this manually inputted? Or is it more like.. it must be true because i red in wikipedia?

If it says "Car submitted by Georg" on carpage you're looking at, you can be pretty sure that data is correct. ;)


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Rob  8y ago

7.5sec is no go.. Tested it against a A3 SB 1.8Tfsi. The Golf doesnt come near him. Is this manually inputted? Or is it more like.. it must be true because i red in wikipedia?


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alphaOne  8y ago

still don't get it how can it be faster that Civic Type R or may it is just Autozeitung testing:)


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Johnsen  9y ago

Factory claim for 0-100 is 8.0 seconds, I know this model tends to test faster since Sport Auto tested the MK5 model to 7.2 instead of factory claimed 7.9.
Does anyone know if the new 160 hp MK6 still revs 7400 rpm?

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