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Daihatsu Charade

(1979 model)

Brief specs of 1979 Daihatsu Charade

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 3-cylinder 6-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 993 cm3 / 60.6 cu in / 60.6 cu in, 37.3 kW / 50.0 hp / 50.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 72.0 N·m / 53.1 lb·ft / 53.1 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 137 km/h / 85 mph / 85 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)DaihatsuIssued from1979
ModelCharadeIssued until
SerieCharadeNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerDaihatsuCountryJP

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3470 l / 122.54 cu ft / 122.54 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3486 mm / 137.2 in / 137.2 inTotal (curb) weight660 kg / 1455 lb / 1455 lb
Width1510 mm / 59.4 in / 59.4 inDry weight
Height1346 mm / 53.0 in / 53.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2300 mm / 90.6 in / 90.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1300 mm / 51.2 in / 51.2 inTowing weight
Track rear1280 mm / 50.4 in / 50.4 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance170 mm / 6.7 in / 6.7 inFuel capacity34 l / 7.5 UK gal / 9.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.52  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.73 m2 / 18.6 sq ft / 18.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders3
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 3 cylinder)Total number of valves6
Engine ManufacturerDaihatsuValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore76.0 mm / 2.99 in / 2.99 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke73.0 mm / 2.87 in / 2.87 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.04
Fuel supply1 Ai carbEngine displacement993 cm3 / 60.6 cu in / 60.6 cu in
Engine Main bearings4Unitary capacity331.00 cm3/cylinder / 20.199 cu in/cylinder / 20.199 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.2 : 1
SumpMax. output power37.3 kW / 50.0 hp / 50.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque72.0 N·m / 53.1 lb·ft / 53.1 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)14.9 kW / 20.0 hp / 20.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output37.6 kW/l / 0.825 bhp/cu in / 0.825 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque72.5 N·m/l / 0.63 lb·ft/cu in / 0.63 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.8
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.28

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed137 km/h / 85 mph / 85 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio75.8 kW/ton / 57.4 bhp/ton / 57.4 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
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springsSuspension rearLive axle,4Tr Links, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front155/80-R12Tyres rear155/80-R12
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Daihatsu Charade

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