1987 Daihatsu Charade CS

This vehicle has a hatchback body style with a front located engine powering the front wheels. Power is supplied by a single overhead camshaft, 1 litre naturally aspirated 3 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 51 bhp (52 PS/38 kW) at 5600 rpm and 76 N·m (56 lb·ft/7.8 kgm) at 3200 rpm respectively. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual 'box. The claimed kerb weight is 740 kg. Top claimed speed is 145 km/h, which equates to 90 mph.

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1987 Daihatsu Charade CS information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3607 mm
How heavy?
740 kg
What size engine?
1 litre, 993 cm3
How many cylinders?
3, Straight
How much power?
52 PS / 51 bhp / 38 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
76 Nm / 56 ft.lb / 7.8 kgm @ 3200 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 13.3 s
How fast?
145 km/h, 90 mph

Daihatsu Charade models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1295 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW 845 kg
hatchback FF 5M 1295 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 808 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 993 cm3 47.7 PS 47 bhp 35 kW 823 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 993 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 808 kg
hatchback FF 5M 993 cm3 68 PS 67 bhp 50 kW 782 kg

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1987 Daihatsu Charade CS data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2340 92.1
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 3607 142
Width 1615 63.6
Height 1397 55
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.54
Kerb weight 740 kg 1631
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Daihatsu
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 3
Capacity 1 litre
993 cc
(60.597 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 76 × 73 mm
2.99 × 2.87 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.04
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
6 valves in total
maximum power output 52 PS (51 bhp) (38 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output 51.4 bhp/litre
0.84 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 76 Nm (56 ft·lb) (7.8 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque 76.54 Nm/litre
0.93 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 961.8 kPa (139.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 331 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 13.3 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 145 km/h (90 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 69.88 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
51.39 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
68.92 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 19.46 kg/kW
32.5 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.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID6347
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 10.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1987 Daihatsu Charade CS added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.