• Chevrolet Matiz

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Key facts

Chevrolet Matiz, 2008 MY information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3495 mm
How heavy?
775 kg
What size engine?
0.8 litre, 796 cm3
How many cylinders?
3, Straight
How much power?
52 PS / 50.8 bhp / 38 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
71.5 Nm / 53 / 7.3 kgm @ 4400 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 18.2 s
How fast?
145 km/h, 90 mph
How economical?
6.9/4.2/5.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
127.0 CO2 g/km


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2008 Chevrolet Matiz technical specifications


The Matiz is a car from Chevrolet, with front wheel drive, a front located engine and a 5 door hatchback body style.
The Chevrolet Matiz's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 0.8 litre, single overhead camshaft 3 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it develops 50.8 bhp (52 PS/38 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 71.5 N·m (53 lb·ft/7.3 kgm) at 4400 rpm.
A 5 speed manual gearbox transmits the power to the driven wheels.
The stated weight at the kerb is 775 kg.
The Chevrolet Matiz is said to be able to manage a maxiumum speed of 145 km/h (90 mph), officially stated fuel consumption figures are 6.9/4.2/5.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 127.0 g/km.
2008 Chevrolet Matiz data
Chevrolet Matiz, 2008 MY data
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2345 92.3
Track/tread (front) 1310 51.6
Track/tread (rear) 1275 50.2
Length 3495 137.6
Width 1495 58.9
Height 1500 59.1
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.49
Kerb weight 775 kg 1709 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 35 litres 7.7 UK Gal 9.2 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.342
Frontal area 1.91
CdA 0.65
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code F8CV
Cylinders Straight 3
Capacity 0.8 litre
796 cc
(48.575 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 68.5 × 72 mm
2.7 × 2.83 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.95
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
6 valves in total
maximum power output 52 PS (50.8 bhp) (38 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 63.8 bhp/litre
1.05 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 71.5 Nm (53 ft·lb) (7.3 kgm)
at 4400 rpm
Specific torque 89.82 Nm/litre
1.09 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; aluminium head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.3:1
Fuel system MPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1128.8 kPa (163.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 265.33 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 18.2 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 145 km/h (90 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 66.46 PS/g
48.88 kW/g
65.55 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 20.46 kg/kW
34.17 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 6.9/4.2/5.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km6.9/4.2/5.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre14.5/23.8/19.2 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG40.9/67.3/54.3 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG34.1/56.0/45.2 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 127.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 120.64 g/km
VED band (UK) D
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.
Rear suspension TBAx.
Wheel size front 4½J x 13
Wheel size rear 4½J x 13
Tyres front 145/70 R 13
Tyres rear 145/70 R 13
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 236 mm
Rear brake diameter 180 mm
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.84
Final drive ratio 4.26
general ID172645
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 8.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2008 Chevrolet Matiz added 2008-04-09.
Last modified 2013-03-16.

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