Key facts

1991 Renault Espace 2.8i V6 RXE information summary

What body style?
multi-purpose vehicle with 7 seats
How long?
4429 mm
How heavy?
1390 kg
What size engine?
2.8 litre, 2849 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
152 PS / 150 bhp / 112 kW @ 5400 rpm
How much torque?
225 Nm / 166 / 22.9 kgm @ 2500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 10.3 s
How fast?
195 km/h, 121 mph


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1991 Renault Espace 2.8i V6 RXE technical specifications


The Renault Espace 2.8i V6 RXE is a 5 door multi-purpose vehicle-bodied motor vehicle with a front positioned engine powering the front wheels.
The 2.8 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 6 cylinder unit that has an output of 150 bhp (152 PS/112 kW) of power at 5400 rpm, and maximum torque of 225 N·m (166 lb·ft/22.9 kgm) at 2500 rpm.
The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission.
Quoted kerb weight is 1390 kg.
It is claimed to manage a maxiumum speed of 195 km/h (121 mph).
1991 Renault Espace 2.8i V6 RXE data
1991 Renault Espace 2.8i V6 RXE data
Body type7 seater multi-purpose vehicle
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2580 101.6
Track/tread (front) 1517 59.7
Track/tread (rear) 1508 59.4
Length 4429 174.4
Width 1795 70.7
Height 1707 67.2
Ground clearance 125 4.9
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight 1390 kg 3064 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 77 litres 16.9 UK Gal 20.3 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Renault
Engine code
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 2.8 litre
2849 cc
(173.857 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 91 × 73 mm
3.58 × 2.87 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.25
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
152 PS (150 bhp) (112 kW)
at 5400 rpm
Specific output
52.7 bhp/litre
0.86 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
225 Nm (166 ft·lb) (22.9 kgm)
at 2500 rpm
Specific torque
78.98 Nm/litre
0.95 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system Bendix fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 992.4 kPa (143.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 474.83 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 10.3 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 16.9 s
Standing kilometre 31.5 s
Maximum speed 195 km/h (121 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 109.41 PS/g
80.47 kW/g
107.91 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.43 kg/kW
20.76 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 front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 11.60 m
Front suspension I.HelS.ARB.
Rear suspension TorAx.TA.TB.HelS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.82
Final drive ratio 3.89
general ID32417
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 30.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1991 Renault Espace 2.8i V6 RXE added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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