Key facts

Daihatsu Tanto Exe, 2012 MY L455S information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3395 mm
How heavy?
870 kg
What size engine?
0.7 litre, 658 cm3
How many cylinders?
3, Straight
How much power?
52 PS / 51 bhp / 38 kW @ 6800 rpm
How much torque?
60 Nm / 44 / 6.1 kgm @ 5200 rpm


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2012 Daihatsu Tanto Exe technical specifications


The Daihatsu Tanto Exe is a hatchback with 5 doors and a front mounted engine which delivers the power to the front wheels.
The Daihatsu Tanto Exe belongs to the L455S range of cars from Daihatsu.
The 0.7 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 3 cylinder that produces 51 bhp (52 PS/38 kW) of power at 6800 rpm, and maximum torque of 60 N·m (44 lb·ft/6.1 kgm) at 5200 rpm.
The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a continuously variable transmission.
The Daihatsu Tanto Exe weighs a quoted 870 kg at the kerb.
2012 Daihatsu Tanto Exe data
Daihatsu Tanto Exe, 2012 MY L455S data
Applicable to the Japanese (JDM) domestic market(s).
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2490 98
Track/tread (front) 1300 51.2
Track/tread (rear) 1295 51
Length 3395 133.7
Width 1475 58.1
Height 1730 68.1
Ground clearance 160 6.3
length:wheelbase ratio 1.36
Kerb weight 870 kg 1918 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 36 litres 7.9 UK Gal 9.5 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Daihatsu
Engine code KF
Cylinders Straight 3
Capacity 0.7 litre
658 cc
(40.154 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 63 × 70.4 mm
2.48 × 2.77 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.89
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(JIS net)
52 PS (51 bhp) (38 kW)
at 6800 rpm
Specific output
(JIS net)
77.5 bhp/litre
1.27 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(JIS net)
60 Nm (44 ft·lb) (6.1 kgm)
at 5200 rpm
Specific torque
(JIS net)
91.19 Nm/litre
1.1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11.3:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1145.9 kPa (166.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 219.33 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
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 59.44 PS/g
43.71 kW/g
58.62 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 22.88 kg/kW
38.21 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
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 155/65 R 14 75S
Tyres rear 155/65 R 14 75S
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox continuously variable transmission
Top gear ratio 0.63
Final drive ratio 5.44
general ID293370
Production total
Model code
Model family L455S
RAC rating 7.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2012 Daihatsu Tanto Exe added 2012-11-16.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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