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1987 Toyota Corolla GL information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3993 mm
How heavy?
915 kg
What size engine?
1.3 litre, 1295 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
75 PS / 74 bhp / 55 kW @ 6200 rpm
How much torque?
103 Nm / 76 / 10.5 kgm @ 4200 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 12.8 s
How fast?
153 km/h, 95 mph


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1987 Toyota Corolla GL technical specifications


Toyota Corolla GL is an automobile that has a 4 door hatchback body style with a front located engine supplying power to the front wheels.
The 1.3 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder that produces 74 bhp (75 PS/55 kW) of power at 6200 rpm, and maximum torque of 103 N·m (76 lb·ft/10.5 kgm) at 4200 rpm.
The engine supplies its power through to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual gearbox.
It weighs a stated 915 kg at the kerb.
It is said to be able to achieve a maxiumum speed of 153 km/h (95 mph).
1987 Toyota Corolla GL data
1987 Toyota Corolla GL data
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2430 95.7
Track/tread (front) 1427 56.2
Track/tread (rear) 1410 55.5
Length 3993 157.2
Width 1651 65
Height 1364 53.7
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight 915 kg 2017 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Toyota
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.3 litre
1295 cc
(79.026 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 76.2 × 71 mm
3 × 2.8 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.07
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
75 PS (74 bhp) (55 kW)
at 6200 rpm
Specific output
57.1 bhp/litre
0.94 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
103 Nm (76 ft·lb) (10.5 kgm)
at 4200 rpm
Specific torque
79.54 Nm/litre
0.96 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system 1 Toyota carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 999.5 kPa (145 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 323.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 8.7 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 12.8 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile 19 s
Standing kilometre 35.9 s
Maximum speed 153 km/h (95 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 82 PS/g
60.31 kW/g
80.87 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.58 kg/kW
27.7 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 transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.
Rear suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.87
Final drive ratio 4.06
general ID38236
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1987 Toyota Corolla GL added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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