Key facts

Daihatsu Opti L information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4 seats
How long?
3395 mm
How heavy?
780 kg
What size engine?
0.7 litre, 659 cm3
How many cylinders?
3, Straight
How much power?
58 PS / 57 bhp / 43 kW @ 7600 rpm
How much torque?
64 Nm / 47 / 6.5 kgm @ 4000 rpm


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Daihatsu Opti L technical specifications


The Daihatsu Opti L is a 3 door hatchback style car 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 displacement of 0.7 litres. It develops power and torque figures of 57 bhp (58 PS/43 kW) at 7600 rpm and 64 Nm (47 lbft/6.5 kgm) at 4000 rpm respectively.
A continuously variable transmission transmits the power to the driven wheels.
Stated weight at the kerb is 780 kg.
Daihatsu Opti L data
Daihatsu Opti L data
Body type4 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2360 92.9
Track/tread (front) 1300 51.2
Track/tread (rear) 1280 50.4
Length 3395 133.7
Width 1475 58.1
Height 1405 55.3
Ground clearance 160 6.3
length:wheelbase ratio 1.44
Kerb weight 780 kg 1720 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
58 PS (57 bhp) (43 kW)
at 7600 rpm
Specific output
86.5 bhp/litre
1.42 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
64 Nm (47 ft·lb) (6.5 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
97.12 Nm/litre
1.17 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1220.4 kPa (177 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 74.09 PS/g
54.49 kW/g
73.08 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 18.35 kg/kW
30.65 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 continuously variable transmission
Top gear ratio 0.55
Final drive ratio 6.77
general ID82214
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 8.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
Daihatsu Opti L added 2001-07-09.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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