Key facts

1986 Nissan Sentra Coupé information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4234 mm
How heavy?
986 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1597 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
85 PS / 84 bhp / 63 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
132 Nm / 97 / 13.5 kgm @ 3200 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 11.6 s
How fast?
166 km/h, 103 mph


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1986 Nissan Sentra Coupé technical specifications


This car has a 2 door coupé body style with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels.
Power is supplied by a single overhead camshaft, 1.6 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 84 bhp (85 PS/63 kW) at 5600 rpm and 132 N·m (97 lb·ft/13.5 kgm) at 3200 rpm respectively.
The power is delivered to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox.
Its stated kerb weight is 986 kg.
Top quoted speed is 166 km/h or 103 mph.
1986 Nissan Sentra Coupé data
1986 Nissan Sentra Coupé data
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2430 95.7
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4234 166.7
Width 1666 65.6
Height 1326 52.2
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight 986 kg 2174 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient 0.29
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Nissan/Datsun
Engine code GA16DE
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1597 cc
(97.455 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 76 × 88 mm
2.99 × 3.46 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.86
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 85 PS (84 bhp) (63 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output 52.6 bhp/litre
0.86 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 132 Nm (97 ft·lb) (13.5 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque 82.65 Nm/litre
1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 9.6:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1038.7 kPa (150.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 399.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 11.6 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 18.2 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 166 km/h (103 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 86.38 PS/g
63.53 kW/g
85.19 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.74 kg/kW
26.29 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID10868
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1986 Nissan Sentra Coupé added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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