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Mazda 323 1.5 GLX Automatic

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Mazda 323 1.5 GLX Automatic

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1498 cm3 / 91.4 cu in / 91.4 cu in, 65.6 kW / 88.0 hp / 88.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 133.0 N·m / 98.1 lb·ft / 98.1 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MazdaIssued from1998
Model323 1.5 GLX AutomaticIssued until
Serie323Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMazda Motor Corp.CountryJP

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4410 l / 155.74 cu ft / 155.74 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4315 mm / 169.9 in / 169.9 inTotal (curb) weight1095 kg / 2414 lb / 2414 lb
Width1705 mm / 67.1 in / 67.1 inDry weight
Height1410 mm / 55.5 in / 55.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2610 mm / 102.8 in / 102.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1470 mm / 57.9 in / 57.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1470 mm / 57.9 in / 57.9 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.65  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.04 m2 / 22.0 sq ft / 22.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerMazdaValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore78.0 mm / 3.07 in / 3.07 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke78.4 mm / 3.09 in / 3.09 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.99
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement1498 cm3 / 91.4 cu in / 91.4 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity374.50 cm3/cylinder / 22.853 cu in/cylinder / 22.853 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.4 : 1
SumpMax. output power65.6 kW / 88.0 hp / 88.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque133.0 N·m / 98.1 lb·ft / 98.1 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)26.2 kW / 35.2 hp / 35.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output43.8 kW/l / 0.962 bhp/cu in / 0.962 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque88.8 N·m/l / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.73
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.9

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio80.4 kW/ton / 60.9 bhp/ton / 60.9 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 & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.7Turning circle10.4 m / 34.1 ft / 34.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent,S, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mazda 323 1.5 GLX Automatic

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