Key facts

1988 Renault 5 information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3590 mm
How heavy?
715 kg
What size engine?
1.1 litre, 1108 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
46.6 PS / 46 bhp / 34.3 kW @ 5250 rpm
How much torque?
80 Nm / 59 ft.lb / 8.2 kgm @ 2500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 16.00 s
How fast?
143 km/h, 89 mph

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1988 Renault 5 technical specifications

Introduction

The 5 is a road car from Renault, with front wheel drive, a front located engine and a 3 door hatchback body style.
The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 1.1 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 46 bhp (46.6 PS/34.3 kW) of power at 5250 rpm, and maximum torque of 80 N·m (59 lb·ft/8.2 kgm) at 2500 rpm.
The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission.
It weighs a claimed 715 kg at the kerb.
Maximum speed quoted is 143 km/h (89 mph).
1988 Renault 5 data
1988 Renault 5 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2410 94.9
Track/tread (front) 1330 52.4
Track/tread (rear) 1290 50.8
Length 3590 141.3
Width 1580 62.2
Height 1390 54.7
Ground clearance 120 4.7
length:wheelbase ratio 1.49
Kerb weight 715 kg 1576 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 43 litres 9.5 UK Gal 11.4 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Renault
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.1 litre
1108 cc
(67.614 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 70 × 72 mm
2.76 × 2.83 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.97
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
46.6 PS (46 bhp) (34.3 kW)
at 5250 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
41.5 bhp/litre
0.68 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
80 Nm (59 ft·lb) (8.2 kgm)
at 2500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
72.2 Nm/litre
0.87 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction light alloy cylinder block
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system 1 So 32 IF2 carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 907.3 kPa (131.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 277 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 16.00 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 143 km/h (89 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 65.23 PS/g
47.98 kW/g
64.34 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 20.84 kg/kW
34.82 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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 11.10 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.LowAArm.ARM.
Rear suspension I.TA.ARB.
Wheel size front 4.5
Wheel size rear 4.5
Tyres front 145/70 SR 13
Tyres rear 145/70 SR 13
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 238 mm
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.79
Final drive ratio 3.44
general
Carfolio.com ID99066
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 12.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1988 Renault 5 added 2002-08-20.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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