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  • Golf R32 (Mk5) Technical Information

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    Body type 4/5 seater hatchback
    Number of doors 5
    Dmensions & Weights
      mm inches  
    Wheelbase 2578 101.5  
    Track/tread (front) 1533 60.4  
    Track/tread (rear) 1515 59.6  
    Length 4246 167.2  
    Width 1759 69.3  
    Height 1465 57.7  
    Ground clearance      
    length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
    Kerb weight 1541 kg 3397 lb  
    Weight distribution  
    Fuel tank capacity 60 litres 13.2 UK Gal 15.9 US Gal
    Drag coefficient 0.320
    Frontal area 2.22
    CdA 0.71
    engine type naturally aspirated petrol
    Engine manufacturer Volkswagen
    Engine code  
    Cylinders V 6
    Capacity 3.2 litre 3189 cc (194.605 cu in)
    Bore×Stroke 84 × 95.9 mm 3.31 × 3.78 in
    Bore/stroke ratio 0.88
    Valve gear DOHC 4 valves per cylinder 24 Total valves
    maximum power output 250.4 PS (247 bhp) (184.2 kW) at 6300 rpm
    Specific output 77.5 bhp/litre 1.27 bhp/cu in
    maximum torque 320 Nm (236 ft·lb) (32.6 kgm) at 2500-3000 rpm
    Specific torque 100.34 Nm/litre 1.21 ft·lb/cu3
    Engine construction cast iron block; aluminium head
    sump wet sumped
    compression ratio 10.9:1
    Fuel system MPFi
    bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1261 kPa (182.9 psi)
    Maximum RPM  
    crankshaft bearings 7
    Engine coolant Water
    Unitary capacity 531.5 cc
    Aspiration Normal
    Compressor N/A
    Intercooler None
    Catalytic converter Y
    Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 4.30 s
    Acceleration 0-60mph  
    Acceleration 0-100km/h 6.50 s
    Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)  
    Standing quarter-mile 14.60 s
    Standing kilometre 26.80 s
    Maximum speed 250 km/h (155 mph)
    Power-to-weight ratio 160.29 bhp/ton
    Fuel Consumption
    Fuel consumption 14.9/8.3/10.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
    Carbon dioxide emissions 257 g/km
    Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 256.80 g/km
    Engine position front
    Engine layout transverse
    Drive wheels all wheel drive
    Torque split  
    Steering rack & pinion VPAS
    turns lock-to-lock  
    Turning circle  
    Front suspension I.MS.LW.ARB.
    Rear suspension 4Li.ARB.
    Wheel size front 7½J x 18
    Wheel size rear 7½J x 18
    Tyres front 225/40 R 18 Y
    Tyres rear 225/40 R 18 Y
    Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
    Front brake diameter 345 mm
    Rear brake diameter 310 mm
    Gearbox 6 speed manual
    Top gear ratio 0.71
    Final drive ratio 4.26
    Carfolio.com ID 133837
    Production total  
    Model code  
    Model family  
    RAC rating 26.2
    Insurance classification No information available
    Tax band No information available

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