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2001 Mercedes-Benz A 140 L W 168 information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3776 mm
How heavy?
1060 kg
What size engine?
1.4 litre, 1397 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
81 PS / 80 bhp / 60 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
130 Nm / 96 ft.lb / 13.3 kgm @ 3750 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 13.20 s
How fast?
170 km/h, 106 mph

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2001 Mercedes-Benz A 140 L technical specifications

Introduction

The A 140 L is a car from Mercedes-Benz, with front wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 5 door hatchback body style.
The A 140 L forms part of Mercedes-Benz's W 168 range of cars.
Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.4 litre, single overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit develops 80 bhp (81 PS/60 kW) of power at 5000 rpm, and maximum torque of 130 N·m (96 lb·ft/13.3 kgm) at 3750 rpm.
This power is delivered to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox.
The quoted kerb weight is 1060 kg.
It is said to be able to achieve a maxiumum speed of 170 km/h (106 mph).
2001 Mercedes-Benz A 140 L data
2001 Mercedes-Benz A 140 L W 168 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2593 102.1
Track/tread (front) 1503 59.2
Track/tread (rear) 1452 57.2
Length 3776 148.7
Width 1719 67.7
Height 1589 62.6
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.46
Kerb weight 1060 kg 2337 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 54 litres 11.9 UK Gal 14.3 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.300
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Mercedes-Benz
Engine code M 166 E 14 / 166.940
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.4 litre
1397 cc
(85.25 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 80 × 69.5 mm
3.15 × 2.74 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.15
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 81 PS (80 bhp) (60 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output 57.3 bhp/litre
0.94 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 130 Nm (96 ft·lb) (13.3 kgm)
at 3750 rpm
Specific torque 93.06 Nm/litre
1.12 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 11:1
Fuel system Bosch fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1169.4 kPa (169.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 349.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 13.20 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 170 km/h (106 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 76.52 PS/g
56.28 kW/g
75.47 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17.77 kg/kW
29.68 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per 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 rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 11.40 m
Front suspension I.MS.W.CS.
Rear suspension I.TA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.70
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID77308
Production total
Model code
Model family W 168
RAC rating 15.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2001 Mercedes-Benz A 140 L added 2001-03-12.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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