1998 Fiat Seicento S

The Seicento S is a front wheel drive hatchback automobile with a front positioned engine, sold by Fiat. The 0.9 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 4 cylinder that develops 39 bhp (39.5 PS/29.1 kW) of power at 5500 rpm, and maximum torque of 65 N·m (48 lb·ft/6.6 kgm) at 3000 rpm. The engine powers the wheels compliments of a 5 speed manual transmission. The Fiat Seicento S weighs a claimed 730 kg at the kerb. Maximum claimed speed is 140 km/h (87 mph).

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1998 Fiat Seicento S information summary

What body style?
3 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3319 mm
How heavy?
730 kg
What size engine?
0.9 litre, 899 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
39.5 PS / 39 bhp / 29.1 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
65 Nm / 48 ft.lb / 6.6 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 18 s
How fast?
140 km/h, 87 mph

Fiat Seicento models

3 door hatchback FF 5M 1108 cm3 54 PS 53 bhp 40 kW 143.0 CO2 735 kg
Fiat Seicento Sporting -
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1108 cm3 55 PS 54 bhp 40 kW 735 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1108 cm3 55 PS 54 bhp 40 kW 750 kg
1998 Fiat Seicento S data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2200 mm 86.6 inches
Track/tread (front) 1268 mm 49.9 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1260 mm 49.6 inches
Length 3319 mm 130.7 inches
Width 1508 mm 59.4 inches
Height 1445 mm 56.9 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.51
Kerb weight 730 kg 1609 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 35 litres 7.7 UK Gal 9.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Fiat
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 0.9 litre
899 cc
(54.86 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 65 × 67.7 mm
2.56 × 2.67 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.96
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(EC)
39.5 PS (39 bhp) (29.1 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output
(EC)
43.4 bhp/litre
0.71 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(EC)
65 Nm (48 ft·lb) (6.6 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
(EC)
72.3 Nm/litre
0.87 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system SFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 908.6 kPa (131.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 224.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 18 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 40.5 s
Maximum speed 140 km/h (87 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 54.17 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
39.84 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
53.42 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 25.1 kg/kW
41.93 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.LW.CS.
Rear suspension I.TA.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.84
Final drive ratio 3.73
general
Carfolio.com ID34078
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 10.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Fiat Seicento S added 2000-01-02.
Last modified 2013-02-28.