1992 Fiat Cinquecento

This car has a 3 door hatchback body style with a front located engine powering the front wheels. Its 4 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 0.9 litres. In this application it musters power and torque figures of 41 bhp (41.6 PS/30.6 kW) at 5500 rpm and 66 Nm (49 lbft/6.7 kgm) at 3000 rpm respectively. The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission. Quoted weight at the kerb is 710 kg. It is claimed to attain a top speed of 140 km/h which is 87 mph.

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Key facts

1992 Fiat Cinquecento information summary

What body style?
3 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3230 mm
How heavy?
710 kg
What size engine?
0.9 litre, 903 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
41.6 PS / 41 bhp / 30.6 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
66 Nm / 49 ft.lb / 6.7 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 18 s
How fast?
140 km/h, 87 mph

Fiat Cinquecento models

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3 door hatchback FF 5M 1108 cm3 55 PS 54 bhp 40 kW 727 kg
Fiat Cinquecento -
3 door hatchback FF 4M 704 cm3 31.4 PS 31 bhp 23.1 kW 675 kg

Similar models

5 door hatchback FF 4M 847 cm3 40.6 PS 40 bhp 29.8 kW 660 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 847 cm3 40.6 PS 40 bhp 29.8 kW 640 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 847 cm3 40.6 PS 40 bhp 29.8 kW 660 kg
3 door hatchback FF 4M 954 cm3 45.6 PS 45 bhp 33.6 kW 762 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1043 cm3 44.6 PS 44 bhp 32.8 kW 955 kg
1992 Fiat Cinquecento data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2200 mm 86.6 inches
Track/tread (front) 1270 mm 50 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1276 mm 50.2 inches
Length 3230 mm 127.2 inches
Width 1490 mm 58.7 inches
Height 1435 mm 56.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.47
Kerb weight 710 kg 1565 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
903 cc
(55.104 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 65 × 68 mm
2.56 × 2.68 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.96
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
41.6 PS (41 bhp) (30.6 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
45.4 bhp/litre
0.74 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
66 Nm (49 ft·lb) (6.7 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
73.09 Nm/litre
0.88 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system Marelli Digiplex fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 918.5 kPa (133.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 225.75 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) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 38.5 s
Maximum speed 140 km/h (87 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 58.55 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
43.06 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
57.75 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 23.22 kg/kW
38.79 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 8.80 m
Front suspension
Rear suspension
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 4.07
general
Carfolio.com ID34122
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 10.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1992 Fiat Cinquecento added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.