Key facts

Honda Civic 1.4i, 1996 MY information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4190 mm
How heavy?
1103 kg
What size engine?
1.4 litre, 1396 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
90 PS / 89 bhp / 66 kW @ 6400 rpm
How much torque?
120 Nm / 89 / 12.2 kgm @ 4500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 10.8 s
How fast?
177 km/h, 110 mph
How economical?
8.9/5.9/7.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
164.0 CO2 g/km


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1996 Honda Civic 1.4i technical specifications


The Honda Civic 1.4i is a 3 door hatchback style automobile with a front positioned engine driving through the front wheels.
Power is supplied by a single overhead camshaft, 1.4 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder engine, with 4 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 89 bhp (90 PS/66 kW) at 6400 rpm and 120 N·m (89 lb·ft/12.2 kgm) at 4500 rpm respectively.
The engine powers the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual transmission.
Stated weight at the kerb is 1103 kg.
Maximum speed stated is 177 km/h (110 mph), official fuel consumption is 8.9/5.9/7.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 164.0 g/km.
1996 Honda Civic 1.4i data
Honda Civic 1.4i, 1996 MY data
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2620 103.1
Track/tread (front) 1478 58.2
Track/tread (rear) 1488 58.6
Length 4190 165
Width 1695 66.7
Height 1375 54.1
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.6
Kerb weight 1103 kg 2432 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Honda
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.4 litre
1396 cc
(85.189 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 75 × 79 mm
2.95 × 3.11 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.95
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 90 PS (89 bhp) (66 kW)
at 6400 rpm
Specific output 63.8 bhp/litre
1.04 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 120 Nm (89 ft·lb) (12.2 kgm)
at 4500 rpm
Specific torque 85.96 Nm/litre
1.04 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio
Fuel system Honda PGM-Fi fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1080.2 kPa (156.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 349 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 10.8 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 177 km/h (110 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 81.81 PS/g
60.17 kW/g
80.69 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.62 kg/kW
27.76 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 8.9/5.9/7.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km8.9/5.9/7.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre11.2/16.9/14.3 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG31.7/47.9/40.4 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG26.4/39.9/33.6 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 164.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 162.40 g/km
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 175/65 R 14
Tyres rear 175/65 R 14
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID162800
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1996 Honda Civic 1.4i added 2007-11-07.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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