Key facts

Daihatsu Opti CL Automatic information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4 seats
How long?
3395 mm
How heavy?
740 kg
What size engine?
0.7 litre, 659 cm3
How many cylinders?
3, Straight
How much power?
44.6 PS / 44 bhp / 32.8 kW @ 6400 rpm
How much torque?
55 Nm / 41 / 5.6 kgm @ 3600 rpm


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Daihatsu Opti CL Automatic technical specifications


This car has a 3 door hatchback type body with a front positioned engine powering the front wheels.
The 3 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 0.7 litres. In this application it provides power and torque figures of 44 bhp (44.6 PS/32.8 kW) at 6400 rpm and 55 Nm (41 lbft/5.6 kgm) at 3600 rpm respectively.
This power is transferred to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic gearbox.
The Daihatsu Opti CL weighs a stated 740 kg at the kerb.
Daihatsu Opti CL Automatic data
Daihatsu Opti CL Automatic data
Body type4 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2360 92.9
Track/tread (front) 1320 52
Track/tread (rear) 1300 51.2
Length 3395 133.7
Width 1475 58.1
Height 1405 55.3
Ground clearance 160 6.3
length:wheelbase ratio 1.44
Kerb weight 740 kg 1631 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 40 litres 8.8 UK Gal 10.6 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Daihatsu
Engine code EF-VE
Cylinders Straight 3
Capacity 0.7 litre
659 cc
(40.215 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 68 × 60.5 mm
2.68 × 2.38 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
44.6 PS (44 bhp) (32.8 kW)
at 6400 rpm
Specific output
66.8 bhp/litre
1.09 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
55 Nm (41 ft·lb) (5.6 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque
83.46 Nm/litre
1.01 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1048.8 kPa (152.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 219.67 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
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 60.29 PS/g
44.34 kW/g
59.46 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 22.55 kg/kW
37.67 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 8.60 m
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.51
general ID82203
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 8.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
Daihatsu Opti CL Automatic added 2001-07-09.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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