Key facts

1989 Daihatsu Charade 1.3 GXi information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3607 mm
How heavy?
808 kg
What size engine?
1.3 litre, 1295 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
91 PS / 90 bhp / 67 kW @ 6500 rpm
How much torque?
100 Nm / 74 / 10.2 kgm @ 5500 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 10.5 s
How fast?
171 km/h, 106 mph


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1989 Daihatsu Charade 1.3 GXi technical specifications


The Charade 1.3 GXi is a motor vehicle from Daihatsu, with front wheel drive, a front located engine and a hatchback body style.
Its 1.3 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder that has an output of 90 bhp (91 PS/67 kW) of power at 6500 rpm, and maximum torque of 100 N·m (74 lb·ft/10.2 kgm) at 5500 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual transmission.
It weighs a stated 808 kg at the kerb.
Its maximum speed stated is 171 km/h (106 mph).
1989 Daihatsu Charade 1.3 GXi data
1989 Daihatsu Charade 1.3 GXi 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 808 kg 1781 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Daihatsu
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.3 litre
1295 cc
(79.026 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 76 × 71.4 mm
2.99 × 2.81 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.06
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 91 PS (90 bhp) (67 kW)
at 6500 rpm
Specific output 69.5 bhp/litre
1.14 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 100 Nm (74 ft·lb) (10.2 kgm)
at 5500 rpm
Specific torque 77.22 Nm/litre
0.93 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 970.4 kPa (140.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 323.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 10.5 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 171 km/h (106 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 112.93 PS/g
83.06 kW/g
111.39 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.04 kg/kW
20.11 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 ID6435
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1989 Daihatsu Charade 1.3 GXi added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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