Key facts

1998 Mazda 323 1.3 LX information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4315 mm
How heavy?
1055 kg
What size engine?
1.3 litre, 1324 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
74 PS / 73 bhp / 54 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
109 Nm / 80 ft.lb / 11.1 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 13.30 s
How fast?
164 km/h, 102 mph
How economical?
9.5/6.2/7.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined

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1998 Mazda 323 1.3 LX technical specifications

Introduction

This car has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front mounted engine delivering power to the front wheels.
The 1.3 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder unit that has an output of 73 bhp (74 PS/54 kW) of power at 5500 rpm, and maximum torque of 109 N·m (80 lb·ft/11.1 kgm) at 4000 rpm.
The engine powers the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual transmission.
It weighs a stated 1055 kg at the kerb.
Maximum speed claimed is 164 km/h or 102 mph, officially stated fuel consumption is 9.5/6.2/7.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined.
1998 Mazda 323 1.3 LX data
1998 Mazda 323 1.3 LX data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2610 102.8
Track/tread (front) 1470 57.9
Track/tread (rear) 1470 57.9
Length 4315 169.9
Width 1705 67.1
Height 1410 55.5
Ground clearance 140 5.5
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 1055 kg 2326 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 55 litres 12.1 UK Gal 14.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Mazda
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.3 litre
1324 cc
(80.795 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 71 × 83.6 mm
2.8 × 3.29 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.85
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
74 PS (73 bhp) (54 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
55.1 bhp/litre
0.9 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
109 Nm (80 ft·lb) (11.1 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
82.33 Nm/litre
1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.4:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1034.5 kPa (150 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 331 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 13.30 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 164 km/h (102 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 70.16 PS/g
51.6 kW/g
69.19 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 19.38 kg/kW
32.37 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 9.5/6.2/7.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km9.5/6.2/7.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre10.5/16.1/13.5 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG29.7/45.6/38.2 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG24.8/37.9/31.8 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 171.68 g/km
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 2.700
Turning circle 10.40 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.S.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 5½ x 14
Wheel size rear 5½ x 14
Tyres front 185/65 R 14
Tyres rear 185/65 R 14
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.78
Final drive ratio 4.39
general
Carfolio.com ID84040
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 12.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Mazda 323 1.3 LX added 2001-07-25.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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