Key facts

Daihatsu Esse L 4WD, 2007 MY CBA-L245S GHDF information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4 seats
How long?
3395 mm
How heavy?
760 kg
What size engine?
0.7 litre, 658 cm3
How many cylinders?
3, Straight
How much power?
58 PS / 57 bhp / 43 kW @ 7200 rpm
How much torque?
65 Nm / 48 / 6.6 kgm @ 4000 rpm


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2007 Daihatsu Esse L 4WD technical specifications


The Daihatsu Esse L 4WD is a 5 door hatchback style car with a front mounted engine powering all four wheels.
The Esse L 4WD forms part of Daihatsu's CBA-L245S model series.
The 0.7 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 3 cylinder that produces 57 bhp (58 PS/43 kW) of power at 7200 rpm, and maximum torque of 65 N·m (48 lb·ft/6.6 kgm) at 4000 rpm.
This power is transmitted to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic gearbox.
It weighs a stated 760 kg at the kerb.
2007 Daihatsu Esse L 4WD data
Daihatsu Esse L 4WD, 2007 MY CBA-L245S GHDF data
Body type4 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2390 94.1
Track/tread (front) 1320 52
Track/tread (rear) 1285 50.6
Length 3395 133.7
Width 1475 58.1
Height 1470 57.9
Ground clearance 145 5.7
length:wheelbase ratio 1.42
Kerb weight 760 kg 1676 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 34 litres 7.5 UK Gal 9 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Daihatsu
Engine code KF-VE
Cylinders Straight 3
Capacity 0.7 litre
658 cc
(40.154 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 63 × 70.4 mm
2.48 × 2.77 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.89
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(JIS net)
58 PS (57 bhp) (43 kW)
at 7200 rpm
Specific output
(JIS net)
86.6 bhp/litre
1.42 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(JIS net)
65 Nm (48 ft·lb) (6.6 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(JIS net)
98.78 Nm/litre
1.19 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.8:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1241.4 kPa (180 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 219.33 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 76.04 PS/g
55.93 kW/g
75 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17.88 kg/kW
29.87 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 all wheel drive  
Torque split
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.
Rear suspension I.3Li.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 145/80 R 12 74S
Tyres rear 145/80 R 12 74S
Brakes F/R Di/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 5.22
general ID161986
Production total
Model code GHDF
Model family CBA-L245S
RAC rating 7.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2007 Daihatsu Esse L 4WD added 2007-09-25.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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