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Skoda 420

Brief specs of Skoda 420

2-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 995 cm3 / 60.7 cu in / 60.7 cu in, 20.1 kW / 27.0 hp / 27.0 hp, manual 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 100 km/h / 62 mph / 62 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)SkodaIssued from
Model420Issued until
Serie420Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerSkodaCountryCZ

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4000 mm / 157.5 in / 157.5 inTotal (curb) weight825 kg / 1819 lb / 1819 lb
Width1410 mm / 55.5 in / 55.5 inDry weight
Height1520 mm / 59.8 in / 59.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2440 mm / 96.1 in / 96.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1050 mm / 41.3 in / 41.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1140 mm / 44.9 in / 44.9 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance170 mm / 6.7 in / 6.7 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.82 m2 / 19.6 sq ft / 19.6 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 valves8
Engine ManufacturerSkodaValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore65.0 mm / 2.56 in / 2.56 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke75.0 mm / 2.95 in / 2.95 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.87
Fuel supplyEngine displacement995 cm3 / 60.7 cu in / 60.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity248.75 cm3/cylinder / 15.180 cu in/cylinder / 15.180 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power20.1 kW / 27.0 hp / 27.0 hp at
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)8.0 kW / 10.8 hp / 10.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output20.2 kW/l / 0.444 bhp/cu in / 0.444 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed100 km/h / 62 mph / 62 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio32.7 kW/ton / 24.8 bhp/ton / 24.8 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 alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front5.00 x 16Tyres rear5.00 x 16
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Skoda 420

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