1988 Renault 5

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).

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1988 Renault 5 information summary

What body style?
3 door 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 s
How fast?
143 km/h, 89 mph

Renault 5 models

5 door hatchback FF 5M 1108 cm3 46.6 PS 46 bhp 34.3 kW 740 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1237 cm3 55 PS 54 bhp 40 kW 735 kg
3 door hatchback FF 4M 1237 cm3 55 PS 54 bhp 40 kW 735 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1721 cm3 95 PS 94 bhp 70 kW
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1397 cm3 60 PS 59 bhp 44 kW 745 kg

Similar models

3 door hatchback FF 4M 998 cm3 47.7 PS 47 bhp 35 kW 771 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 954 cm3 44.6 PS 44 bhp 32.8 kW 684 kg
5 door hatchback FF 4M 1185 cm3 48.7 PS 48 bhp 35.8 kW 900 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 993 cm3 47.7 PS 47 bhp 35 kW 823 kg
3 door hatchback FA 5M 999 cm3 49.7 PS 49 bhp 36.5 kW 805 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 999 cm3 45.6 PS 45 bhp 33.6 kW 770 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1301 cm3 46.6 PS 46 bhp 34.3 kW 810 kg
3 door hatchback FF 4M 1117 cm3 49.7 PS 49 bhp 36.5 kW 825 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1117 cm3 49.7 PS 49 bhp 36.5 kW 825 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 988 cm3 49.7 PS 49 bhp 36.5 kW 860 kg
3 door hatchback FF 4M 1124 cm3 49.7 PS 49 bhp 36.5 kW 749 kg
1988 Renault 5 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2410 mm 94.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1330 mm 52.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1290 mm 50.8 inches
Length 3590 mm 141.3 inches
Width 1580 mm 62.2 inches
Height 1390 mm 54.7 inches
Ground clearance 120 mm 4.7 inches
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
Valve gear 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 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/tonne (1000 kg)
47.98 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
64.34 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
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/100km
km/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
Braked area
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.