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Daihatsu Sonica RS

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Daihatsu Sonica RS

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 3-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 658 cm3 / 40.2 cu in / 40.2 cu in, 47.0 kW / 63.0 hp / 63.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 103.0 N·m / 76.0 lb·ft / 76.0 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, continuously variable transmission (CVT) transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)DaihatsuIssued from2006
ModelSonica RSIssued until
SerieSonicaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeCBA-L405SBody designation
ManufacturerDaihatsuCountryJP

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length3395 mm / 133.7 in / 133.7 inTotal (curb) weight820 kg / 1808 lb / 1808 lb
Width1475 mm / 58.1 in / 58.1 inDry weight
Height1470 mm / 57.9 in / 57.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2440 mm / 96.1 in / 96.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1300 mm / 51.2 in / 51.2 inTowing weight
Track rear1290 mm / 50.8 in / 50.8 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity36 l / 7.9 UK gal / 9.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.39  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.84 m2 / 19.8 sq ft / 19.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeKF-DETTotal number of cylinders3
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerDaihatsuValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore63.0 mm / 2.48 in / 2.48 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke70.4 mm / 2.77 in / 2.77 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.89
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement658 cm3 / 40.2 cu in / 40.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity219.33 cm3/cylinder / 13.384 cu in/cylinder / 13.384 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power47.0 kW / 63.0 hp / 63.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque103.0 N·m / 76.0 lb·ft / 76.0 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercooleryesMax. net output (power at the wheels)18.8 kW / 25.2 hp / 25.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output71.4 kW/l / 1.570 bhp/cu in / 1.570 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque156.5 N·m/l / 1.37 lb·ft/cu in / 1.37 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typecontinuously variable transmission (CVT)Number of gears
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.63
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.8

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio76.8 kW/ton / 58.2 bhp/ton / 58.2 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
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springsSuspension rearTorsion bar axle, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front165/55 R 15 75VTyres rear165/55 R 15 75V
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Daihatsu Sonica RS

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