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Mazda MX-5 1.6 16V (125 HP)

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Mazda MX-5 1.6 16V (125 HP)

2-door 2-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in, 92.0 kW / 123.4 hp / 123.4 hp @ 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm, 142.0 N·m / 104.7 lb·ft / 104.7 lb·ft @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MazdaIssued from1998
ModelMX-5 1.6 16V (125 HP)Issued until0
SerieMX-5Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designationNB
ManufacturerMazda Motor Corp.CountryJP,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformIINumber of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3975 mm / 156.5 in / 156.5 inTotal (curb) weight1035 kg / 2282 lb / 2282 lb
Width1680 mm / 66.1 in / 66.1 inDry weight
Height1220 mm / 48.0 in / 48.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2265 mm / 89.2 in / 89.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1405 mm / 55.3 in / 55.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7549668874172  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.74 m2 / 18.8 sq ft / 18.8 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) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore78.0 mm / 3.07 in / 3.07 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke83.6 mm / 3.29 in / 3.29 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.93301435406699
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity399.47 cm3/cylinder / 24.377 cu in/cylinder / 24.377 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.4 : 1
SumpMax. output power92.0 kW / 123.4 hp / 123.4 hp at 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm
AspirationMax. torque142.0 N·m / 104.7 lb·ft / 104.7 lb·ft at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)36.8 kW / 49.3 hp / 49.3 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output57.6 kW/l / 1.265 bhp/cu in / 1.265 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque88.9 N·m/l / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
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 alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front185/60 R14Tyres rear185/60 R14
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mazda MX-5 1.6 16V (125 HP)

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