• Daewoo Matiz SE+

    Daewoo Matiz SE+ -

    Image courtesy of Daewoo UK
  • Daewoo Matiz SE+

    Daewoo Matiz SE+ -

    Image courtesy of Daewoo UK

Key facts

1998 Daewoo Matiz information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4 seats
How long?
3495 mm
How heavy?
853 kg
What size engine?
0.8 litre, 796 cm3
How many cylinders?
3, Straight
How much power?
51 PS / 50 bhp / 37 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
69 Nm / 51 / 7 kgm @ 4600 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 17 s
How fast?
144 km/h, 89 mph
What carbon dioxide emissions?
161.0 CO2 g/km


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1998 Daewoo Matiz technical specifications


This vehicle has a 5 door saloon (sedan) body style styled by Italdesign with a front mounted engine supplying power to the front wheels.
The 3 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 0.8 litres. For this model it provides power and torque figures of 50 bhp (51 PS/37 kW) at 6000 rpm and 69 Nm (51 lbft/7 kgm) at 4600 rpm respectively.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox.
It weighs a claimed 853 kg at the kerb.
Maximum quoted speed is 144 km/h or 89 mph, and carbon dioxide emissions are 161.0 g/km.
1998 Daewoo Matiz data
1998 Daewoo Matiz data
Body type4 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2340 92.1
Track/tread (front) 1315 51.8
Track/tread (rear) 1280 50.4
Length 3495 137.6
Width 1495 58.9
Height 1485 58.5
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.49
Kerb weight 853 kg 1881 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 35 litres 7.7 UK Gal 9.2 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Daewoo
Engine code F8CV
Cylinders Straight 3
Capacity 0.8 litre
796 cc
(48.575 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 68.5 × 72 mm
2.7 × 2.83 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.95
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
6 valves in total
maximum power output
51 PS (50 bhp) (37 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
62.8 bhp/litre
1.03 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
69 Nm (51 ft·lb) (7 kgm)
at 4600 rpm
Specific torque
86.68 Nm/litre
1.05 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 9.3:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1089.3 kPa (158 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 265.33 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 17 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 144 km/h (89 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 59.43 PS/g
43.71 kW/g
58.62 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 22.88 kg/kW
38.21 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions 161.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
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 9.00 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.TrailLi.
Wheel size front 4.5J x 13
Wheel size rear 4.5J x 13
Tyres front 155/70 R 13
Tyres rear 155/70 R 13
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.84
Final drive ratio 4.44
general ID34100
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 8.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Daewoo Matiz added 1999-06-29.
Last modified 2013-03-16.

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