Key facts

Dacia Nova, 2003 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4410 mm
How heavy?
940 kg
What size engine?
1.4 litre, 1397 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
62 PS / 61 bhp / 45 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
93 Nm / 69 / 9.5 kgm @ 3500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 16 s
How fast?
155 km/h, 96 mph


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2003 Dacia Nova technical specifications


The Dacia Nova is a front wheel drive motor vehicle, with the motor mounted in the front, and a 4 door sedan/saloon body.
Power is produced by an overhead valve, 1.4 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 61 bhp (62 PS/45 kW) at 5500 rpm and 93 N·m (69 lb·ft/9.5 kgm) at 3500 rpm respectively.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission.
The Dacia Nova weighs a claimed 940 kg at the kerb.
The Dacia Nova is said to be able to achieve a maxiumum speed of 155 km/h (96 mph).
2003 Dacia Nova data
Dacia Nova, 2003 MY data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2441 96.1
Track/tread (front) 1312 51.7
Track/tread (rear) 1312 51.7
Length 4410 173.6
Width 1640 64.6
Height 1430 56.3
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight 940 kg 2072 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 47.5 litres 10.4 UK Gal 12.5 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Renault
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.4 litre
1397 cc
(85.25 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 76 × 77 mm
2.99 × 3.03 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.99
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 62 PS (61 bhp) (45 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 43.7 bhp/litre
0.72 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 93 Nm (69 ft·lb) (9.5 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque 66.57 Nm/litre
0.8 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 836.6 kPa (121.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 349.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 16 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 155 km/h (96 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 65.8 PS/g
48.39 kW/g
64.89 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 20.66 kg/kW
34.52 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 155/70 R 13 S
Tyres rear 155/70 R 13 S
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID112640
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2003 Dacia Nova added 2003-08-02.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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