1989 Mazda 323 Astina 1.8

Mazda 323 Astina 1.8 is an automobile that has a 5 door coupé body style with a front mounted engine that delivers power to the front wheels. Power is supplied by a double overhead camshaft, 1.8 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder motor, with 4 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 140 bhp (142 PS/104 kW) at 6500 rpm and 164 N·m (121 lb·ft/16.7 kgm) at 4700 rpm respectively. Power is transferred to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission. Its claimed weight at the kerb is 1078 kg. Top quoted speed is 201 km/h or 125 mph.

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Key facts

1989 Mazda 323 Astina 1.8 information summary

What body style?
5 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
4260 mm
How heavy?
1078 kg
What size engine?
1.8 litre, 1840 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
142 PS / 140 bhp / 104 kW @ 6500 rpm
How much torque?
164 Nm / 121 ft.lb / 16.7 kgm @ 4700 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 8.6 s
How fast?
201 km/h, 125 mph

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1989 Mazda 323 Astina 1.8 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2500 98.4
Track/tread (front) 1430 56.3
Track/tread (rear) 1435 56.5
Length 4260 167.7
Width 1674 65.9
Height 1336 52.6
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight 1078 kg 2377
Weight distribution 61 % front
fuel tank capacity 55 litres 12.1 UK Gal 14.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.31
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Mazda
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.8 litre
1840 cc
(112.284 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 83 × 85 mm
3.27 × 3.35 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.98
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 142 PS (140 bhp) (104 kW)
at 6500 rpm
Specific output 76.1 bhp/litre
1.25 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 164 Nm (121 ft·lb) (16.7 kgm)
at 4700 rpm
Specific torque 89.13 Nm/litre
1.08 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.8:1
Fuel system Nippon-Denso fule injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1120 kPa (162.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 460 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 6.3 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 8.6 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 26.60 s
Standing quarter-mile 16.8 s
Standing kilometre 30.3 s
Maximum speed 201 km/h (125 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 131.68 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
96.84 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
129.87 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.33 kg/kW
17.25 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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.TA.MS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5
Top gear ratio 0.84
Final drive ratio 4.11
general
Carfolio.com ID34166
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1989 Mazda 323 Astina 1.8 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-07-19.