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BYD F1

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 BYD F1

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 3-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 998 cm3 / 60.9 cu in / 60.9 cu in, 50.0 kW / 67.1 hp / 67.1 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 90.0 N·m / 66.4 lb·ft / 66.4 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 151 km/h / 94 mph / 94 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BYDIssued from2008
ModelF1Issued until
SerieFNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBYD AutoCountryCN

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3460 mm / 136.2 in / 136.2 inTotal (curb) weight870 kg / 1918 lb / 1918 lb
Width1618 mm / 63.7 in / 63.7 inDry weight
Height1465 mm / 57.7 in / 57.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2340 mm / 92.1 in / 92.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1410 mm / 55.5 in / 55.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance120 mm / 4.7 in / 4.7 inFuel capacity30 l / 6.6 UK gal / 7.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.48  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.01 m2 / 21.7 sq ft / 21.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeBYD371QATotal number of cylinders3
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyMPFIEngine displacement998 cm3 / 60.9 cu in / 60.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity332.67 cm3/cylinder / 20.301 cu in/cylinder / 20.301 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power50.0 kW / 67.1 hp / 67.1 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque90.0 N·m / 66.4 lb·ft / 66.4 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)20.0 kW / 26.8 hp / 26.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output50.1 kW/l / 1.101 bhp/cu in / 1.101 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque90.2 N·m/l / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in / 0.79 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) speed151 km/h / 94 mph / 94 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio77.0 kW/ton / 58.3 bhp/ton / 58.3 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 front165/60 R 14Tyres rear165/60 R 14
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of BYD F1

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