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BYD F3

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 BYD F3

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1584 cm3 / 96.7 cu in / 96.7 cu in, 73.5 kW / 98.6 hp / 98.6 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 134.0 N·m / 98.8 lb·ft / 98.8 lb·ft @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 170 km/h / 106 mph / 106 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BYDIssued from2008
ModelF3Issued until
SerieFNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBYD AutoCountryCN

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4533 mm / 178.5 in / 178.5 inTotal (curb) weight1200 kg / 2646 lb / 2646 lb
Width1705 mm / 67.1 in / 67.1 inDry weight
Height1490 mm / 58.7 in / 58.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2600 mm / 102.4 in / 102.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1480 mm / 58.3 in / 58.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1460 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance170 mm / 6.7 in / 6.7 inFuel capacity50 l / 11.0 UK gal / 13.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.16 m2 / 23.2 sq ft / 23.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine Code4G18Total number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerMitsubishiValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyMPFIEngine displacement1584 cm3 / 96.7 cu in / 96.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity396.00 cm3/cylinder / 24.165 cu in/cylinder / 24.165 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power73.5 kW / 98.6 hp / 98.6 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque134.0 N·m / 98.8 lb·ft / 98.8 lb·ft at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)29.4 kW / 39.4 hp / 39.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output46.4 kW/l / 1.020 bhp/cu in / 1.020 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque84.6 N·m/l / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed170 km/h / 106 mph / 106 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio82.1 kW/ton / 62.2 bhp/ton / 62.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strutSuspension rearTorsion bar axle
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/60 R 15Tyres rear195/60 R 15
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BYD F3

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