Key facts

1976 Toyota Corolla Liftback information summary

What body style?
fastback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4083 mm
How heavy?
891 kg
What size engine?
1.2 litre, 1166 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
56 PS / 55 bhp / 41 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
84 Nm / 62 / 8.6 kgm @ 3800 rpm


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1976 Toyota Corolla Liftback technical specifications


The Toyota Corolla Liftback is a fastback with 3 doors and a front mounted engine which delivers its power through the rear wheels.
The 1.2 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 4 cylinder unit that produces 55 bhp (56 PS/41 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 84 N·m (62 lb·ft/8.6 kgm) at 3800 rpm.
The engine transmits power to the wheels through a 4 speed manual set of gears.
Quoted kerb weight is 891 kg.
1976 Toyota Corolla Liftback data
1976 Toyota Corolla Liftback data
Body type4/5 seater fastback
Number of doors3
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2370 93.3
Track/tread (front) 1295 51
Track/tread (rear) 1283 50.5
Length 4083 160.7
Width 1600 63
Height 1321 52
Ground clearance 171 6.7
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight 891 kg 1964 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 50 litres 11 UK Gal 13.2 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Toyota
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.2 litre
1166 cc
(71.154 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 75 × 66 mm
2.95 × 2.6 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.14
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
56 PS (55 bhp) (41 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
47.2 bhp/litre
0.77 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
84 Nm (62 ft·lb) (8.6 kgm)
at 3800 rpm
Specific torque
72.04 Nm/litre
0.87 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 1 Ai carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 905.3 kPa (131.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 291.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 62.59 PS/g
46.03 kW/g
61.73 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 21.72 kg/kW
36.29 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 longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering recirculating ball
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.10
general ID53713
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1976 Toyota Corolla Liftback added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-03-03.

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