Key facts

1996 Toyota Picnic GL information summary

What body style?
multi-purpose vehicle with 4/5 seats
How long?
4530 mm
How heavy?
1340 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1998 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
128 PS / 126 bhp / 94 kW @ 5400 rpm
How much torque?
178 Nm / 131 / 18.2 kgm @ 4400 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 11.2 s
How fast?
175 km/h, 109 mph


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1996 Toyota Picnic GL technical specifications


The Toyota Picnic GL is a 5 door multi-purpose vehicle-bodied motor vehicle with a front mounted engine supplying power to the front wheels.
The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 2 litre capacity. This powerplant features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It develops 126 bhp (128 PS/94 kW) of power at 5400 rpm, and maximum torque of 178 N·m (131 lb·ft/18.2 kgm) at 4400 rpm.
The engine drives the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission.
The quoted kerb weight is 1340 kg.
Maximum stated speed is 175 km/h (109 mph).
1996 Toyota Picnic GL data
1996 Toyota Picnic GL data
Body type4/5 seater multi-purpose vehicle
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2735 107.7
Track/tread (front) 1470 57.9
Track/tread (rear) 1450 57.1
Length 4530 178.3
Width 1695 66.7
Height 1620 63.8
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.66
Kerb weight 1340 kg 2954 lb
Weight distribution 58 % front
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Toyota
Engine code 3S-FE
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1998 cc
(121.925 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 86 × 86 mm
3.39 × 3.39 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
128 PS (126 bhp) (94 kW)
at 5400 rpm
Specific output
63.1 bhp/litre
1.03 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
178 Nm (131 ft·lb) (18.2 kgm)
at 4400 rpm
Specific torque
89.09 Nm/litre
1.08 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1119.5 kPa (162.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 11.2 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 175 km/h (109 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 95.34 PS/g
70.12 kW/g
94.03 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.26 kg/kW
23.82 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
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID17237
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 18.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1996 Toyota Picnic GL added 1997-06-23.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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