FSO Polonez 2nd generation [restyling] Caro Plus 1.6 MT GLi hatchback (1997–2002)

Car model: FSO (FSO) Title: FSO Model: Polonez Generation: 2 generation [restyling] Caro Plus hatchback Modification: 1.6 MT GLi Year of issue: 1997–2002

Main characteristics


Maximum amount of luggage (l) 1070
The minimum amount of luggage (l) 300
Front wheel track (mm) 1315
Wheelbase (mm) 2509
Height (mm) 1420
Width (mm) 1650
Rear wheel track (mm) 1292
Ground clearance (mm) 130
Permissible gross weight (kg) 1540
Curb Weight (kg) 1115
Length (mm) 4318


Bore (mm) 80
Number of valves per cylinder 2
Number of cylinders Four
Piston stroke (mm) 79
Maximum torque (N • m) 125
Maximum torque revolutions, max. (rpm) 3000
Maximum power speed, max. (rpm) 5200
Intake type Injector
Engine configuration Row
Engine power (hp) 81
Engine capacity (cm3) 1598
Engine’s type Petrol


Number of steps Five
Drive unit Rear
Transmission Mechanics

Suspension and brakes:

Rear brakes Drum
Front brakes Disk drives
Rear suspension Helical spring
Front suspension Helical spring

Performance indicators:

Fuel consumption in the combined cycle (l / 100 km) Eight
Fuel tank capacity (l) 45
Acceleration time to 100 km / h (s) 15
Maximum speed (km / h) 156
Recommended fuel AI-92


Power steering Power steering

Tires, wheels:

Discs Front Rear
Rim diameter 13 13
Number of mounting holes Four Four
Tires Front Rear
Tire diameter 13 13
Tire height 70 70
Tire width 175 175