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2012 Volkswagen Golf - Specifications

 
2-Door HB Automatic PZEV w/Convertible & Sunroof Performance Specs
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 5700
Displacement 2.5L/151
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 177 @ 4250
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Type Gas I5
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 6
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.04
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/Manual Shift
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.16
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.89
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.37
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.19
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 1.0
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.5
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size 195/65R15
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Tire Size 195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
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