Key facts

Premier Padmini 1.38D, 1994 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4050 mm
How heavy?
965 kg
What size engine?
1.4 litre, 1367 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
41.6 PS / 41 bhp / 30.6 kW @ 4500 rpm
How much torque?
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 14.5 s
How fast?
106 km/h, 66 mph


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1994 Premier Padmini 1.38D technical specifications


This car has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front located engine delivering its power to the rear wheels.
Its engine is a naturally aspirated diesel, 1.4 litre, single overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 41 bhp (41.6 PS/30.6 kW) of power at 4500 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels by means of a 4 speed manual gearbox.
Its claimed kerb weight is 965 kg.
Its maximum speed quoted is 106 km/h or 66 mph.
1994 Premier Padmini 1.38D data
Premier Padmini 1.38D, 1994 MY data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2420 95.3
Track/tread (front) 1330 52.4
Track/tread (rear) 1300 51.2
Length 4050 159.4
Width 1610 63.4
Height 1435 56.5
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.67
Kerb weight 965 kg 2127 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 39 litres 8.6 UK Gal 10.3 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated diesel
Engine manufacturer Fiat
Engine code PAD 137NC
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.4 litre
1367 cc
(83.419 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 78 × 71.5 mm
3.07 × 2.81 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.09
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
41.6 PS (41 bhp) (30.6 kW)
at 4500 rpm
Specific output
30 bhp/litre
0.49 bhp/cu in
maximum torque

Specific torque
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 21:1
Fuel system diesel injection pump
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 341.75 cc
Aspiration Normal D.
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 14.5 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 106 km/h (66 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 43.08 PS/g
31.68 kW/g
42.49 bhp/ton
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 31.56 kg/kW
52.72 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 unknown
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 4½J x 13
Wheel size rear 4½J x 13
Tyres front 155 SR 13
Tyres rear 155 SR 13
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.30
general ID254397
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1994 Premier Padmini 1.38D added 2011-08-29.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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