Key facts

1992 Honda Civic ESi information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4080 mm
How heavy?
985 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1590 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
127 PS / 125 bhp / 93 kW @ 6500 rpm
How much torque?
143 Nm / 105 / 14.6 kgm @ 5200 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 8.6 s
How fast?
193 km/h, 120 mph


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1992 Honda Civic ESi technical specifications


The Civic ESi is a front wheel drive hatchback road car with a front located engine, manufactured by Honda.
The 4 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated powerplant has 4 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 1.6 litres. This unit provides power and torque figures of 125 bhp (127 PS/93 kW) at 6500 rpm and 143 Nm (105 lbft/14.6 kgm) at 5200 rpm respectively.
The engine transfers its power through to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual transmission.
It weighs a claimed 985 kg at the kerb.
It is said to be able to achieve a maxiumum speed of 193 km/h or 120 mph.
1992 Honda Civic ESi data
1992 Honda Civic ESi data
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2570 101.2
Track/tread (front) 1475 58.1
Track/tread (rear) 1465 57.7
Length 4080 160.6
Width 1695 66.7
Height 1345 53
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.59
Kerb weight 985 kg 2172 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 45 litres 9.9 UK Gal 11.9 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Honda
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1590 cc
(97.028 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 75 × 90 mm
2.95 × 3.54 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.83
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
127 PS (125 bhp) (93 kW)
at 6500 rpm
Specific output
78.6 bhp/litre
1.29 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
143 Nm (105 ft·lb) (14.6 kgm)
at 5200 rpm
Specific torque
89.94 Nm/litre
1.09 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 9.3:1
Fuel system Honda PGM-Fi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1130.2 kPa (163.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 397.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 8.6 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 193 km/h (120 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 128.67 PS/g
94.63 kW/g
126.9 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.57 kg/kW
17.65 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 I.W.CS.
Rear suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID13376
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1992 Honda Civic ESi added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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