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Peugeot 305 SR

(1978 model)

Brief specs of 1978 Peugeot 305 SR

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1472 cm3 / 89.8 cu in / 89.8 cu in, 54.4 kW / 73.0 hp / 73.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 116.0 N·m / 85.6 lb·ft / 85.6 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 156 km/h / 97 mph / 97 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PeugeotIssued from1978
Model305 SRIssued until
Serie305Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerPeugeot S.A.CountryFR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4290 l / 151.50 cu ft / 151.50 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4240 mm / 166.9 in / 166.9 inTotal (curb) weight940 kg / 2072 lb / 2072 lb
Width1630 mm / 64.2 in / 64.2 inDry weight
Height1400 mm / 55.1 in / 55.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2620 mm / 103.1 in / 103.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1380 mm / 54.3 in / 54.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1330 mm / 52.4 in / 52.4 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance120 mm / 4.7 in / 4.7 inFuel capacity56 l / 12.3 UK gal / 14.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.62  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.45Frontal area (A)1.94 m2 / 20.9 sq ft / 20.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.87 m2 / 9.4 sq ft / 9.4 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)21.7 kW / 29.1 hp / 29.1 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerPeugeotValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionlight alloy block & headBore78.0 mm / 3.07 in / 3.07 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke77.0 mm / 3.03 in / 3.03 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.01
Fuel supply1 So 34 PBISA 14 carbEngine displacement1472 cm3 / 89.8 cu in / 89.8 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity368.00 cm3/cylinder / 22.457 cu in/cylinder / 22.457 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.2 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power54.4 kW / 73.0 hp / 73.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque116.0 N·m / 85.6 lb·ft / 85.6 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)32.7 kW / 43.8 hp / 43.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output37.0 kW/l / 0.812 bhp/cu in / 0.812 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque78.8 N·m/l / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.86
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.2

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed156 km/h / 97 mph / 97 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)13.20 s / 13.20 s / 13.20 sPower-to-weight ratio77.7 kW/ton / 58.8 bhp/ton / 58.8 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-lock3.6Turning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Lower wishbone, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front5 x 14Wheels rear5 x 14
Tyres front155 SR 14Tyres rear155 SR 14
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter front263 mm / 10.4 in / 10.4 inBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Peugeot 305 SR

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