Key facts

1998 Daihatsu Sirion 1.0 CL Automatic information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3675 mm
How heavy?
825 kg
What size engine?
1 litre, 989 cm3
How many cylinders?
3, Straight
How much power?
59 PS / 58 bhp / 43 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
88 Nm / 65 / 9 kgm @ 3600 rpm


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1998 Daihatsu Sirion 1.0 CL Automatic technical specifications


The Daihatsu Sirion 1.0 CL is a 5 door hatchback-bodied car with a front positioned engine powering the front wheels.
It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 1 litre capacity. This powerplant features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 3 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 58 bhp (59 PS/43 kW) of power at 5000 rpm, and maximum torque of 88 N·m (65 lb·ft/9 kgm) at 3600 rpm.
The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed automatic gearbox.
The Daihatsu Sirion 1.0 CL weighs a claimed 825 kg at the kerb.
1998 Daihatsu Sirion 1.0 CL Automatic data
1998 Daihatsu Sirion 1.0 CL Automatic data
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2345 92.3
Track/tread (front) 1405 55.3
Track/tread (rear) 1375 54.1
Length 3675 144.7
Width 1590 62.6
Height 1450 57.1
Ground clearance 140 5.5
length:wheelbase ratio 1.57
Kerb weight 825 kg 1819 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 EJ-VE
Cylinders Straight 3
Capacity 1 litre
989 cc
(60.352 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 72 × 81 mm
2.83 × 3.19 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.89
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 59 PS (58 bhp) (43 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output 58.6 bhp/litre
0.96 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 88 Nm (65 ft·lb) (9 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque 88.98 Nm/litre
1.08 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1118.1 kPa (162.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 329.67 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 71.28 PS/g
52.42 kW/g
70.3 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 19.07 kg/kW
31.86 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
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 10.00 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.
Rear suspension I.TA.TB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.7
Final drive ratio 4.44
general ID82291
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 9.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Daihatsu Sirion 1.0 CL Automatic added 2001-07-13.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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