Key facts

1972 Toyota Carina Hardtop 1600 Deluxe TA17 TA17-KD information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
4155 mm
How heavy?
950 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1589 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
100 PS / 99 bhp / 74 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
134 Nm / 99 / 13.7 kgm @ 3800 rpm
How fast?
170 km/h, 106 mph


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1972 Toyota Carina Hardtop 1600 Deluxe technical specifications


The Toyota Carina Hardtop 1600 Deluxe is a 2 door coupé style automobile with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels.
It is part of Toyota's TA17 model range.
Powering the Toyota Carina Hardtop 1600 Deluxe is an overhead valve, 1.6 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 99 bhp (100 PS/74 kW) at 6000 rpm and 134 N·m (99 lb·ft/13.7 kgm) at 3800 rpm respectively.
A 4 speed manual gearbox delivers the power to the wheels.
Quoted weight at the kerb is 950 kg.
The Toyota Carina Hardtop 1600 Deluxe is claimed to attain a maxiumum speed of 170 km/h (106 mph).
1972 Toyota Carina Hardtop 1600 Deluxe data
1972 Toyota Carina Hardtop 1600 Deluxe TA17 TA17-KD data
Applicable to the Japanese (JDM) domestic market(s).
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2425 95.5
Track/tread (front) 1280 50.4
Track/tread (rear) 1285 50.6
Length 4155 163.6
Width 1580 62.2
Height 1340 52.8
Ground clearance 170 6.7
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 950 kg 2094 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 50 litres 11 UK Gal 13.2 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Toyota
Engine code 2T
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1589 cc
(96.967 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 85 × 70 mm
3.35 × 2.76 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.21
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 100 PS (99 bhp) (74 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 62.3 bhp/litre
1.02 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 134 Nm (99 ft·lb) (13.7 kgm)
at 3800 rpm
Specific torque 84.33 Nm/litre
1.02 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1059.7 kPa (153.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 397.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 170 km/h (106 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 105.66 PS/g
77.71 kW/g
104.21 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.87 kg/kW
21.49 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 longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 5.60-13-4PR
Tyres rear 5.60-13-4PR
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.91
general ID314050
Production total
Model code TA17-KD
Model family TA17
RAC rating 17.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Toyota Carina Hardtop 1600 Deluxe added 2013-02-21.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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