Key facts

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 / 7.8 kgm @ 3200 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 13.3 s
How fast?
145 km/h, 90 mph


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1987 Daihatsu Charade CS technical specifications


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.
1987 Daihatsu Charade CS data
1987 Daihatsu Charade CS data
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors
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 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
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
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
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
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/g
51.39 kW/g
68.92 bhp/ton
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 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
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
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general 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.

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