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Key facts

Fiat 500C 1.2 8v, 2012 MY information summary

What body style?
convertible/cabriolet with 4 seats
How long?
3546 mm
How heavy?
980 kg
What size engine?
1.2 litre, 1242 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
69 PS / 68 bhp / 51 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
102 Nm / 75 ft.lb / 10.4 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 13.40 s
How fast?
160 km/h, 99 mph
How economical?
6.4/4.3/5.1 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
119 CO2 g/km

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2012 Fiat 500C 1.2 8v technical specifications

Introduction

The Fiat 500C 1.2 8v is a convertible/cabriolet with 2 doors and a front mounted powerplant which delivers the power through the front wheels.
The 1.2 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder unit that has an output of 68 bhp (69 PS/51 kW) of power at 5500 rpm, and maximum torque of 102 N·m (75 lb·ft/10.4 kgm) at 3000 rpm.
The power is transferred to the wheels through a 5 speed manual gearbox.
Its claimed kerb weight is 980 kg.
Maximum speed claimed is 160 km/h (99 mph), manufacturer claimed fuel consumption is 6.4/4.3/5.1 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 119 g/km.
2012 Fiat 500C 1.2 8v data
Fiat 500C 1.2 8v, 2012 MY data
bodywork
Body type4 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2300 90.6
Track/tread (front) 1413 55.6
Track/tread (rear) 1407 55.4
Length 3546 139.6
Width 1627 64.1
Height 1488 58.6
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.54
Kerb weight 980 kg 2161 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 37 litres 8.1 UK Gal 9.8 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.330
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Fiat
Engine code 169 A 4000
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.2 litre
1242 cc
(75.791 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 70.8 × 78.86 mm
2.79 × 3.1 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.9
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(EC)
69 PS (68 bhp) (51 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output
(EC)
54.8 bhp/litre
0.9 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(EC)
102 Nm (75 ft·lb) (10.4 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
(EC)
82.13 Nm/litre
0.99 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11.1:1
Fuel system SMPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1032 kPa (149.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 310.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 13.40 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 160 km/h (99 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 70.35 PS/g
51.74 kW/g
69.39 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 19.33 kg/kW
32.28 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 6.4/4.3/5.1 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km6.4/4.3/5.1 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre15.6/23.3/19.6 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG44.1/65.7/55.4 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG36.8/54.7/46.1 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 119 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 118.32 g/km
VED band (UK) C
CO2 Effizienz (DE) D
chassis
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 5½J x 14
Wheel size rear 5½J x 14
Tyres front 175/65 R 14
Tyres rear 175/65 R 14
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 240 mm
Rear brake diameter 180 mm
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.90
Final drive ratio 3.82
general
Carfolio.com ID299992
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 12.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2012 Fiat 500C 1.2 8v added 2012-12-19.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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