1998 Volkswagen Golf K2 Specifications

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‘98 Golf K2 Hatchback Specs

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1998 Golf K2 Hatchback
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1998 Golf K2 Performance

1,984 cc 2 liters in-line 4 front transverse engine with 82.6 mm bore, 92.7 mm stroke, 10 compression ratio, cast iron block, light alloy head, overhead cam and two valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel with additional premium unleaded
Fuel consumption: EPA urban (mpg): 24 and country/highway (mpg): 31
Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 31 and EPA city (mpg): 24
Multi-point injection fuel system
14.5 gallon fuel tank
Power: 85 kW , 115 HP @ 5,400 rpm; 122 ft lb @ 3,200 rpm

1998 Golf K2 Handling

3.67:1 axle ratio
Two disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Spacesaver steel rim spare wheel
Strut front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs , torsion beam rear suspension independent with coil springs

‘98 VW Golf K2 Exterior

Body color body side molding
Body color front and rear bumpers
Coefficient of drag: 0.32
Day time running lights
Driver and passenger internally adjustable black door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 160.4, overall width (inches): 66.7, overall height (inches): 56.2, wheelbase (inches): 97.4, front track (inches): 57.5, rear track (inches): 57 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 32.8
Single conventional lens halogen bulb headlights
Black paint , gloss paint
Rear window with defogger and intermittent
Black roof spoiler , trunk/hatch spoiler
Tinted glass
Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 3,571 and curb weight (lbs) 2,544
Windshield wipers with fixed intermittent wipe

‘98 VW Golf K2 Interior

Fixed mast antenna
Remote control peripheral anti-theft protection
Illuminated front ashtray , rear ashtray
Manufacturer's own stereo audio system with AM/FM, cassette and search/repeat
Cargo area cover/rear parcel shelf
Cargo area light
Cargo capacity: rear seat up; to lower window (cu ft): 16.9 and rear seat down (cu ft): 41
Illuminated front seats cigar lighter
Full dashboard console with open storage box , full floor console with covered storage box
Courtesy lights
Front seats and rear seats cup holders
Door pockets/bins for driver seat, passenger seat and rear seats
Floor covering: carpet in passenger compartment and carpet in load area
Driver and passenger front airbag
Bucket driver seat with height adjustment , bucket passenger seat
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat
Lockable glove compartment
Two height adjustable head restraints on front seats
Heated washer
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 39.2, rear headroom (inches): 37.4, front hip room (inches): 0, rear hip room (inches): 0, front leg room (inches): 42.3, rear leg room (inches): 31.5, front shoulder room (inches): 53.8, rear shoulder room (inches): 52.8 and interior volume (cu ft): 87.6
Low fuel level warning
Key power locks
Power steering
Front reading lights
3-point reel rear seat belts on driver side , 3-point reel rear seat belts on passenger side , lap static rear seat belts on center side
Three asymmetrical split bench rear seats
Rear view mirror
Electric remote trunk/hatch release
Front seat back storage
Seating: five seats
Cloth seat upholstery with additional cloth
Eight upgraded speaker(s)
Plastic steering wheel
Driver and passenger vanity mirror
Ventilation system with four fan speeds
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