2008 Suzuki Alto

The Suzuki Alto is a 5 door hatchback-bodied car with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1 litre, double overhead camshaft 3 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. This powerplant has an output of 67 bhp (68 PS/50 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 90 N·m (66 lb·ft/9.2 kgm) at 4800 rpm. A 5 speed manual gearbox transfers the power to the wheels. Its quoted kerb weight is 855 kg. Its maximum speed stated is 154 km/h (96 mph), and carbon dioxide emissions are 103.0 g/km.

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Suzuki Alto -
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Key facts

2008 Suzuki Alto information summary

What body style?
5 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3500 mm
How heavy?
855 kg
What size engine?
1 litre, 997 cm3
How many cylinders?
3, Straight
How much power?
68 PS / 67 bhp / 50 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
90 Nm / 66 ft.lb / 9.2 kgm @ 4800 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 14 s
How fast?
154 km/h, 96 mph
What carbon dioxide emissions?
103.0 CO2 g/km

Suzuki Alto models

5 door hatchback FF 5M 658 cm3 54 PS 53 bhp 40 kW 720 kg
5 door hatchback FA 5M 658 cm3 54 PS 53 bhp 40 kW 780 kg
5 door hatchback FA 3A 658 cm3 54 PS 53 bhp 40 kW 790 kg
5 door hatchback FF 3A 658 cm3 54 PS 53 bhp 40 kW 730 kg
Suzuki Alto -
5 door hatchback FF 4A 997 cm3 68 PS 67 bhp 50 kW 122.0 CO2 880 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1061 cm3 62 PS 61 bhp 45 kW 119.0 CO2 805 kg
5 door hatchback FF 3A 1061 cm3 62 PS 61 bhp 45 kW 152.0 CO2 815 kg

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2008 Suzuki Alto data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2360 92.9
Track/tread (front) 1405 55.3
Track/tread (rear) 1400 55.1
Length 3500 137.8
Width 1600 63
Height 1470 57.9
Ground clearance 150 5.9
length:wheelbase ratio 1.48
Kerb weight 855 kg 1885
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 35 litres 7.7 UK Gal 9.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.3
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Suzuki
Engine code K10B
Cylinders Straight 3
Capacity 1 litre
997 cc
(60.841 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 73 × 79.4 mm
2.87 × 3.13 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.92
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 68 PS (67 bhp) (50 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 67.2 bhp/litre
1.1 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 90 Nm (66 ft·lb) (9.2 kgm)
at 4800 rpm
Specific torque 90.27 Nm/litre
1.09 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11:1
Fuel system MPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1134.4 kPa (164.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 332.33 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 14 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 154 km/h (96 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 79.45 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
58.43 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
78.36 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17.11 kg/kW
28.59 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions 103.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK) B
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.
Rear suspension 3Li.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 155/65 R 14
Tyres rear 155/65 R 14
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5
Top gear ratio 0.82
Final drive ratio 3.65
general
Carfolio.com ID189299
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 9.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2008 Suzuki Alto added 2008-10-03.
Last modified 2013-02-28.