Fuel economy of Volkswagen Golf 2.8 VR6 MT (174 hp) (3 generation)

generation production period: from 1991 till 1998

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Technical characteristics


Engine volume 2792 cm3
Power 174 hp
Max power RPMs up to 5 800 RPM
Max torque 235 N*m
Max torque RPMs up to 4 200 RPM
Engine type Petrol
Cylinders positioning V-form
Inlet type Инжектор
Cylinders number 6
Valves per cylinder 2
Cylinder diameter 81 mm
Piston stroke 90.3 mm


Seats 5
Length 4340 mm
Width 1695 mm
Height 1430 mm
Wheel base 2475 mm
Front track 1478 mm
Rear track 1465 mm
Clearance 130 mm
Curb weight 1455 kg
Full weight 1860 kg
Min trunk volume 340 litres
Max trunk volume 1300 litres
Permitted trailer weight 3360 kg
Body type Universal


Economy in city 14.2 litres
Economy on highway 8.6 litres
Economy mixed 10 litres
Fuel tank volume 65 litres
Power reserve from 460 up to 760 km
Fuel type АИ-95
Ecological standard EURO II
Max speed 222 km/h
0-100 kmh time 8.1 sec


Transmission type Manual
Transmission steps 5
Drive 4WD
Turning circle 10.7 м

Suspension and brakes

Front suspension Independent, Racks MacPherson, Anti-roll bar
Rear suspension Торсионная, Anti-roll bar
Front brakes Discs
Rear brakes Discs