• Tata Nano

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Key facts

Tata Nano, 2012 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4 seats
How long?
3100 mm
How heavy?
600 kg
What size engine?
0.6 litre, 624 cm3
How many cylinders?
2, Straight
How much power?
37.5 PS / 37 bhp / 27.6 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
51 Nm / 38 / 5.2 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How fast?
105 km/h, 65 mph


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2012 Tata Nano technical specifications


The Tata Nano is a saloon (sedan) with 4 doors and a rear mounted powerplant which transmits its power to the rear wheels.
The 0.6 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 2 cylinder that has an output of 37 bhp (37.5 PS/27.6 kW) of power at 5500 rpm, and maximum torque of 51 N·m (38 lb·ft/5.2 kgm) at 4000 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual transmission.
The Tata Nano weighs a quoted 600 kg at the kerb.
Maximum speed quoted is 105 km/h or 65 mph.
2012 Tata Nano data
Tata Nano, 2012 MY data
Applicable to the Indian domestic market(s).
Body type4 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2230 87.8
Track/tread (front) 1325 52.2
Track/tread (rear) 1315 51.8
Length 3100 122
Width 1500 59.1
Height 1652 65
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.39
Kerb weight 600 kg 1323 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 15 litres 3.3 UK Gal 4 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 2
Capacity 0.6 litre
624 cc
(38.079 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 73.5 × 73.5 mm
2.89 × 2.89 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
4 valves in total
maximum power output 37.5 PS (37 bhp) (27.6 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 59.3 bhp/litre
0.97 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 51 Nm (38 ft·lb) (5.2 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque 81.73 Nm/litre
0.99 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio
Fuel system MPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1027.1 kPa (149 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 312 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 105 km/h (65 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 62.52 PS/g
45.98 kW/g
61.67 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 21.75 kg/kW
36.32 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 rear
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.LW.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.STA.CS.
Wheel size front 4B x 12
Wheel size rear 4B x 12
Tyres front 135/70 R 12
Tyres rear 155/65 R 12
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 180 mm
Rear brake diameter 180 mm
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID293601
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 6.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2012 Tata Nano added 2012-11-16.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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