Buick Skyhawk Hatchback T-Type, 1986 MY 4J

Buick Skyhawk Hatchback T-Type is an automobile that has a 3 door hatchback type body with a front positioned engine powering the front wheels. It forms part of Buick's 4J model range. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 1.8 litre capacity. This powerplant features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 84 bhp (85 PS/63 kW) of power at 5200 rpm, and maximum torque of 133 N·m (98 lb·ft/13.6 kgm) at 2800 rpm. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual 'box. The Buick Skyhawk Hatchback T-Type weighs a claimed 1070 kg at the kerb.

Pictures

Key facts

Buick Skyhawk Hatchback T-Type, 1986 MY 4J information summary

What body style?
3 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4453 mm
How heavy?
1070 kg
What size engine?
1.8 litre, 1796 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
85 PS / 84 bhp / 63 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
133 Nm / 98 ft.lb / 13.6 kgm @ 2800 rpm

Buick 4J models

2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 1998 cm3 97 PS 96 bhp 72 kW 1065 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1998 cm3 97 PS 96 bhp 72 kW 1090 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1998 cm3 97 PS 96 bhp 72 kW 1125 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1796 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3A 1981 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4M 1796 cm3 80 PS 79 bhp 59 kW 1086 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4M 1835 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3A 1835 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1796 cm3 80 PS 79 bhp 59 kW 1086 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 3A 1981 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1835 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 3A 1835 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW

Similar models

5 door hatchback FF 5M 1351 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 890 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1569 cm3 80 PS 79 bhp 59 kW 1070 kg
hatchback FF 5M 1581 cm3 84 PS 83 bhp 62 kW 1050 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1555 cm3 78 PS 76.9 bhp 57 kW 855 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1597 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 880 kg
5 door hatchback FF 3A 1597 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 915 kg
5 door hatchback FR 4M 1598 cm3 80 PS 79 bhp 59 kW 1076 kg
hatchback FF 5M 1488 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW 950 kg
hatchback FF 5M 1468 cm3 82 PS 81 bhp 60 kW 975 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1789 cm3 82 PS 81 bhp 60 kW 1090 kg
Mazda Capella CG 1800 SG-R -
5 door hatchback FF 4A 1789 cm3 82 PS 81 bhp 60 kW 1130 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1789 cm3 82 PS 81 bhp 60 kW 1080 kg
5 door hatchback FF 4A 1789 cm3 82 PS 81 bhp 60 kW 1120 kg
3 door hatchback FF 4M 1598 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 925 kg
Nissan Sunny 305Re Nismo -
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1488 cm3 82 PS 81 bhp 60 kW 980 kg
3 door hatchback FF 3A 1488 cm3 82 PS 81 bhp 60 kW 1000 kg
hatchback FF 5M 1597 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 915 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1598 cm3 83 PS 82 bhp 61 kW 914 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1721 cm3 93 PS 92 bhp 69 kW 1040 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1721 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 825 kg
Seat Ibiza 1.5 -
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1461 cm3 84 PS 83 bhp 62 kW 888 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1461 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 970 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1592 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 1095 kg
5 door hatchback FF 3A 1442 cm3 82 PS 81 bhp 60 kW 995 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1592 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 1040 kg
5 door hatchback FF 3A 1592 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1498 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 950 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1498 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 960 kg
3 door hatchback FF 4A 1498 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 990 kg
5 door hatchback FF 4A 1498 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 1000 kg
5 door hatchback FF 4M 1498 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 930 kg
3 door hatchback FF 4M 1498 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 920 kg
5 door hatchback FF 3A 1498 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 950 kg
3 door hatchback FF 3A 1498 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 940 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1498 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 980 kg
5 door hatchback FF 4A 1498 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 1020 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1498 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 950 kg
5 door hatchback FF 3A 1498 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 970 kg
5 door hatchback FF 3A 1595 cm3 81 PS 80 bhp 60 kW 940 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1595 cm3 81 PS 80 bhp 60 kW 826 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1781 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW 930 kg
Zastava Yugo Florida -
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1585 cm3 84 PS 83 bhp 62 kW
1986 Buick Skyhawk Hatchback T-Type data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2570 mm 101.2 inches
Track/tread (front) 1412 mm 55.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1402 mm 55.2 inches
Length 4453 mm 175.3 inches
Width 1651 mm 65 inches
Height 1318 mm 51.9 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.73
Kerb weight 1070 kg 2359 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 51.5 litres 11.3 UK Gal 13.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.8 litre
1796 cc
(109.599 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84.8 × 79.5 mm
3.34 × 3.13 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.07
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
85 PS (84 bhp) (63 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
46.8 bhp/litre
0.77 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
133 Nm (98 ft·lb) (13.6 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
74.05 Nm/litre
0.9 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel system MPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 930.6 kPa (135 psi)
Maximum RPM 5500 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 449 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 79.6 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
58.54 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
78.5 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17.08 kg/kW
28.53 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 4.040
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front Goodyear Eagle GT P195/70 R 13
Tyres rear Goodyear Eagle GT P195/70 R 13
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 247 mm
Rear brake diameter 200 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.74
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID290499
Production total
Model code
Model family 4J
RAC rating 17.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1986 Buick Skyhawk Hatchback T-Type added 2012-11-03.
Last modified 2013-02-28.