Key facts

2008 Proton Saga information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4257 mm
How heavy?
1010 kg
What size engine?
1.3 litre, 1332 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
95 PS / 94 bhp / 70 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
120 Nm / 89 / 12.2 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 13 s
How fast?
160 km/h, 99 mph


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2008 Proton Saga technical specifications


The Proton Saga is a front wheel drive road car, with its engine positioned in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body.
Its 4 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 1.3 litres. It produces power and torque figures of 94 bhp (95 PS/70 kW) at 6000 rpm and 120 Nm (89 lbft/12.2 kgm) at 4000 rpm respectively.
A 5 speed manual transmission delivers the power to the wheels.
The Proton Saga weighs a claimed 1010 kg at the kerb.
The Proton Saga is said to be able to manage a top speed of 160 km/h which is 99 mph.
2008 Proton Saga data
2008 Proton Saga data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2465 97
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4257 167.6
Width 1680 66.1
Height 1502 59.1
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.73
Kerb weight 1010 kg 2227 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 40 litres 8.8 UK Gal 10.6 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.3 litre
1332 cc
(81.284 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 76 × 73.4 mm
2.99 × 2.89 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.04
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 95 PS (94 bhp) (70 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 70.6 bhp/litre
1.16 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 120 Nm (89 ft·lb) (12.2 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque 90.09 Nm/litre
1.09 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system MPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1132.1 kPa (164.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 333 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 13 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 160 km/h (99 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 94.36 PS/g
69.4 kW/g
93.07 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.41 kg/kW
24.07 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
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.ARB.
Rear suspension TBAx.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 175/70 R 13
Tyres rear 175/70 R 13
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID222794
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2008 Proton Saga added 2010-11-23.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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