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VW Polo GTI 1.4 TSI specs

Car type Compact
Curb weight 1194 kg (2632 lbs)
Power / weight 150 ps (148 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 209 Nm (154 lb-ft) / t
Introduced 2010
Origin country Germany
Views 151.6k
Submitted by Georg

Performance

Top speed 229 kph (142 mph)
0 - 40 kph 2.1 s
0 - 50 kph 2.6 s
0 - 80 kph 4.7 s
0 - 100 kph 6.6 s
0 - 130 kph 10.6 s
0 - 180 kph 22.8 s
0 - 200 kph 29.9 s
0 - 100 mph 16.3 s
Est. 1/8 mile 10.1 s @ 80.8 mph
1/4 mile 14.9 s
Est. 1/2 mile 23.7 s @ 114.3 mph
Est. 1000 m 27.4 s @ 193.0 kph
Est. 100 - 200 kph 23.3 s

More acceleration times

VW Polo GTI 1.4 TSI acceleration graph

Powertrain

Engine type inline4 16V DOHC charger and turbo
Displacement 1.4 l (85 ci)
Power 179 ps (177 bhp / 132 kw)
Torque 250 Nm (184 lb-ft)
Power / liter 128 ps (126 hp)
Transmission 7 speed DSG
Layout front engine, front wheel drive

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Mikael  11m ago

Är inte tjänste vikten 1169 på 3 dörrars och 1260 på en 4 dörrars skillnad på 91 kilo 2 dörrars kan det vara skillnaden på alla test värden


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Mikael  11m ago

Är inte tjänste vikten på en 2 dörrars 1169 kg och tjänste vikten på en 4 dörrars 1260 kan det vara skillnaden på olika värden det handlar om 91 kilo


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kurt  5y ago

Any small car that can do 60 in under 7 seconds is quick, and considering how affordable they all are, it's a good time to be a speedfreak


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Heinzzz  5y ago

@georg
Sorry, my fault...


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Shaggy  5y ago

This is Volkswagen's subcompact hatchback, not sold in U.S., the smallest VWs we get over here are the Golf, Beetle, and Eos.


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Georg  5y ago

from VW homepage technical data

Leergewicht1) 1.269 kg

1) Fahrzeugleergewicht mit Fahrer 68 kg, 7 kg Gepäck und Kraftstoffbehälter zu 90% gefüllt, ermittelt nach der RL 92/21/EWG in der gegenwärtig geltenden Fassung.


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Georg  5y ago

@Heinz VW homepage also says weight is EU weight filed up ca r+ 75kg driver... 1269kg - 75kg driver = 1194kg curbe weight ...


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Heinzzz  5y ago

VW Homepage says weight is 1269kg


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nick  5y ago

i have no idea weather its just mine but my polo gti dsg is alot quicker than the stats suggest and its stock standard


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DeDe  5y ago

0-200= 26.3sek

On the speedo, maybe. ;)


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Eryk03  5y ago

We need a proof to update the performance date.


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garelli  5y ago

My Polo is stock!!
0-100= 6sek
0-200= 26.3sek


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Omeister  6y ago

I have the 1.4 TSI Polo GTI and a mark VI Golf 1.4 Tsi with sports pack. The polo is much faster accelerating, more responsive in the mis range and the engine is about 5 times as loud. The Golf feels more stable and assured- you notice the golf's extra width. The polo feels a bit jumpy by comparison - assisted by rock hard suspension which translates everything (which I like). I love the Polo gti. Its every bit the hot hatch/go cart I ever wanted.


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hello  6y ago

.youtube.com/watch?v=Je2uOXU9BWs&feature=related


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SDriver  7y ago

i own a polo(7 DSG-180hp) gti and an opel corsa opc(192hp)..after a lot of testing here are the results:
polo gti: 0-100 -> 7,0 sec
0-200 -> 32,1sec
corsa opc:0-100 -> 7,05 sec
0-200 -> 33,4 sec
corsa opc wants 2,5 more sec for the 80-120.. my opinion is that polo is better not only because is faster but it is more safe and economic..


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hothatch fan  7y ago

I don\'t know why they leave steering wheel in that Polo GTI. They put ESP that you can\'t turn OFF, they put DSG gearbox in it, they take all joy of driving hothatch. So if you feel like co-driver when driving, they can also take steering wheel and then you can sleep while driving.


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rxbkrs  8y ago

Greetings. The Sachsenring laptime is posted twice...


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Paule  8y ago

0-100: 6.7s
0-160: 16.3s
0-200: 29.9s

http://www.pic-upload.de/view-7811407/IMG_0246.jpg.html


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golf3diesel  8y ago

@inline6rules it does..example cars with RWD and engine in the back have better start than RWD cars with engine located in the front.EXAMPLE:PORSCHE 911 vs Corvette Z06


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anonymus  8y ago

@1.4TSI But not in Polo GTi, Ibiza Cupra and Fabia RS. Get YOUR facts right. ;)


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1.4TSI  8y ago

@vtxracer, 7sp DSG does have launch control, so get your facts right.


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Inline 6 rules  8y ago

@golf3diesel
6.8 s is tested. Why it can\'t be true? It has a DSG transmission so the gearchanges are very fast. The Corrado VR6 ( http://www.fastestlaps.com/car_VW_Corrado_VR6.html ) which has 190 PS (not 194) has a 5 speed manual. The Corrado VR6 is a 1992 car, this is a 2010 car. During nearly 20 years a lot of thing improved (e.g. tyres) which also count. The Polo has twincharger so the torque curve is also better. 6.8 s 0-100 km/h is true.

Since when heavy engine in the front mean better traction?


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golf3diesel  8y ago

6.8 is to great to be true..remember what\'s on the speedo is not real speed...official :7.2(6.9 in other sources) 0-100 Corrado VR6 which has 40 kgs more and has 194 hp...and better traction do to the heavy engine in the front...





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teekay  8y ago

the polo gti will do subseven seconds given the fact that its lighter and features a 7 speed dsg with launch control and double clutch on top of the range gti limited editions. so expect to be amazed


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vtxracer  9y ago

I agree with Georg. There are videos on youtube showing FRs doing 0-100 in 6,9 and cupras in 6,6-6,7. Even my fr can do 0-100 in about 7 sec (thanks to dsg). So the new polo which is even sportier will be able to do 0-100 way under 7 (even if it does not have LC)


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snokky  9y ago

The debate here concerns straight-line speed, right? One would have thought the real-life concern is whether the front-drive Polo can put down all that power over wet/dry twisties - stability-control not withstanding - as well as the 4WD Golf R.


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Georg  9y ago

for all the self calling experts claming the Polo can´t do under 7sec.. the Seat Ibiza Cupra 1.4TSI with exactly the same chassie, same engine, same hp and torque and same 7speed DSG tranny same topspeed did in the first car magazine test a 6.7s 0-100km/h ... 6.9s is a carefull typicall VW factory claim .. most likely in good conditions the car will be quicker 0-100km/h.

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