Volkswagen Polo 1.4 16V

Volkswagen Polo 1.4 petrol description

Hatchback Volkswagen Polo 1.4 16V has been produced from November, 2001 to May, 2005. It has four-cylinder petrol engine with displacement of 1.4 litres, which produces power of 75 horsepower on 5000 rpm and torque 126 Nm (Newton metres) on 3800 revolutions per minute.

This 4-cylinder engine camshaft is driven by belt. Engine has fuel injection system, this is an atmospheric engine (without turbine). Engine versions compliant with Euro 3 and Euro 4 emission standards available. Engine lifespan (mileage before major repairs or overhaul) varies from 240 up to 480 thousand kilometres. It is important to remember that engine life is highly dependent on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used.
More engine specs 
This Volkswagen Polo 1.4 engine oil type is 5W-30 and oil capacity is 3.2 litres.

Volkswagen Polo 1.4 16V has front wheel drive (FWD) and automatic gearbox with 4 gears.
Volkswagen Polo 1.4 16V accelerates to speed 100 kilometres per hour in 15.3 seconds. The maximum speed of this car is 168 km/h.

The fuel consumption of this version of Volkswagen Polo 1.4 16V in combined mode (combining urban and highway driving) is 7.4 litres per 100km (13.5 km/l), fuel consumption in city - 10.2 l/100km, fuel consumption on highway - 5.8 l/100km. Fuel tank capacity is 45 litres, which means you'll be able to drive up to 600 kilometers without refueling in urban cycle and even up to 760 kilometers on highway.

Volkswagen Polo safety

During safety testing Volkswagen Polo has obtained 4 stars from five, which means good safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Volkswagen Polo is evaluated with four stars, and for pedestrian protection Volkswagen Polo got one star.

Volkswagen Polo 1.4 16V technical data

Model: Volkswagen Polo 1.4 16V
Body style: Hatchback
Production period: 2001. November ... 2005. May 
Engine: 1390 cm3 Petrol CO2 emissions: 178 g/km
Power: 75 HP ON 5000 RPM Torque: 126 NM ON 3800 RPM
Gearbox: Automatic gearbox (4 gears) Drive type: Front wheel drive (FWD)
Maximum speed: 168 km/h Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 15.3 seconds
Fuel consumption (l/100km): 7.4 (combined) 10.2 (urban) 5.8 (highway)
Fuel tank capacity: 45 litres
Car dimensions: 3.90m (length) 1.65m (width) 1.46m (height)
Turning diameter: 10.6 meters
Gross weight: 1000 kg

Volkswagen Polo 1.4 16V engine BBY

Engine displacement 1390 cm3
Number of cylinders 4
Bore (cylinder diameter) 76.5 mm
Stroke length (piston move) 75.6 mm
Compression ratio 10.5 : 1
Camshaft drive Timing belt

Timing belt engines are generally quieter and less vibrating than chain engines, but belt usually needs to be replaced more often and the risk of breakage is higher.

Fuel system Injection
Volkswagen Polo 1.4 16V oil type 5W-30
Oil capacity 3.2 litres (3.4 quarts)
Power 75 HP ON 5000 RPM
Torque 126 NM ON 3800 RPM
Start of production (year) 2001
Duration of production 4 years
Engine also used on Volkswagen Golf Skoda Octavia Skoda Fabia Audi A2 and 5 other models

All Volkswagen Polo hatchback [2001 - 2005] modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Volkswagen Polo 1.2 Nov 2001 — Mai 2005 1.2 Petrol 55 HP 5.9 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Volkswagen Polo 1.2 12V Nov 2001 — Mai 2005 1.2 Petrol 65 HP 5.9 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Volkswagen Polo 1.4 16V Nov 2001 — Mai 2005 1.4 Petrol 75 HP 6.4 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Volkswagen Polo 1.4 16V Nov 2001 — Mai 2005 1.4 Petrol 75 HP 7.4 l/100km Automatic (4 gears)
Volkswagen Polo 1.4 16V FSI Mar 2003 — Mai 2005 1.4 Petrol 86 HP 5.8 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Volkswagen Polo 1.4 16V Mar 2002 — Mai 2005 1.4 Petrol 100 HP 6.9 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Volkswagen Polo 1.4 TDI Nov 2001 — Mai 2005 1.4 Diesel 75 HP 4.5 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Volkswagen Polo 1.9 SDI Nov 2001 — Mai 2005 1.9 Diesel 64 HP 4.7 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Volkswagen Polo 1.9 TDI Nov 2001 — Mai 2005 1.9 Diesel 100 HP 4.9 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Volkswagen Polo 1.4 16V reviews
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