Key facts

2003 Daihatsu Copen Active Top, 2006 MY information summary

What body style?
convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How long?
3440 mm
How heavy?
830 kg
What size engine?
0.7 litre, 659 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
68 PS / 67 bhp / 50 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
100 Nm / 74 / 10.2 kgm @ 3200 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 11.7 s
How fast?
171 km/h, 106 mph
How economical?
7.9/5.6/6.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
151.0 CO2 g/km


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2003 Daihatsu Copen Active Top technical specifications


The Copen Active Top is a front wheel drive convertible/cabriolet car with a front mounted engine, produced by Daihatsu.
The 4 cylinder, double overhead camshaft turbocharged powerplant has 4 valves per cylinder and a volume of 0.7 litres. It provides power and torque figures of 67 bhp (68 PS/50 kW) at 6000 rpm and 100 Nm (74 lbft/10.2 kgm) at 3200 rpm respectively.
The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission.
Stated kerb weight is 830 kg.
Maximum quoted speed is 171 km/h (106 mph), official fuel consumption is 7.9/5.6/6.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 151.0 g/km.
2003 Daihatsu Copen Active Top data
2003 Daihatsu Copen Active Top, 2006 MY data
Applicable to the European domestic market(s).
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2225 87.6
Track/tread (front) 1300 51.2
Track/tread (rear) 1290 50.8
Length 3440 135.4
Width 1475 58.1
Height 1245 49
Ground clearance 105 4.1
length:wheelbase ratio 1.55
Kerb weight 830 kg 1830 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 40 litres 8.8 UK Gal 10.6 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Daihatsu
Engine code JB-DET
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 0.7 litre
659 cc
(40.215 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 61 × 56.4 mm
2.4 × 2.22 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.08
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 68 PS (67 bhp) (50 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 101.7 bhp/litre
1.67 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 100 Nm (74 ft·lb) (10.2 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque 151.75 Nm/litre
1.83 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.2:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1906.9 kPa (276.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 164.75 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 11.7 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 171 km/h (106 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 81.84 PS/g
60.2 kW/g
80.72 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.61 kg/kW
27.75 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 7.9/5.6/6.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km7.9/5.6/6.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre12.7/17.9/15.6 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG35.8/50.4/44.1 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG29.8/42.0/36.8 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 151.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 148.48 g/km
VED band (UK) G
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.
Rear suspension TB.TA.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 165/50 R 15
Tyres rear 165/50 R 15
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.71
Final drive ratio 5.55
general ID141449
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 9.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2003 Daihatsu Copen Active Top added 2006-05-17.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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