Key facts

VAZ Lada Niva Diesel information summary

What body style?
off-road vehicle with 4/5 seats
How long?
3720 mm
How heavy?
1190 kg
What size engine?
1.9 litre, 1905 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
59 PS / 58 bhp / 43 kW @ 4600 rpm
How much torque?
114 Nm / 84 / 11.6 kgm @ 2070 rpm
How fast?
125 km/h, 78 mph


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VAZ Lada Niva Diesel technical specifications


The Lada Niva Diesel is a four wheel drive off-road vehicle motor car with a front mounted engine, sold by VAZ.
The VAZ Lada Niva Diesel's engine is a naturally aspirated diesel, 1.9 litre, single overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it produces 58 bhp (59 PS/43 kW) of power at 4600 rpm, and maximum torque of 114 N·m (84 lb·ft/11.6 kgm) at 2070 rpm.
The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox.
Stated kerb weight is 1190 kg.
It is said to be able to manage a top speed of 125 km/h (78 mph).
VAZ Lada Niva Diesel data
VAZ Lada Niva Diesel data
Body type4/5 seater off-road vehicle
Number of doors
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2200 86.6
Track/tread (front) 1430 56.3
Track/tread (rear) 1400 55.1
Length 3720 146.5
Width 1680 66.1
Height 1640 64.6
Ground clearance 220 8.7
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 1190 kg 2624 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 45 litres 9.9 UK Gal 11.9 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated diesel
Engine manufacturer Peugeot
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.9 litre
1905 cc
(116.25 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 83 × 88 mm
3.27 × 3.46 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.94
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
59 PS (58 bhp) (43 kW)
at 4600 rpm
Specific output
30.4 bhp/litre
0.5 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
114 Nm (84 ft·lb) (11.6 kgm)
at 2070 rpm
Specific torque
59.84 Nm/litre
0.72 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 23.5:1
Fuel system Cav Roto Diesel DPC Diesel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 752 kPa (109.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 476.25 cc
Aspiration Normal D.
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 46.2 s
Maximum speed 125 km/h (78 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 49.42 PS/g
36.35 kW/g
48.74 bhp/ton
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 27.51 kg/kW
45.96 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 four wheel drive  
Torque split
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.82
Final drive ratio 4.10
general ID32043
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
VAZ Lada Niva Diesel added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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