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Volvo 343

(1976 model)

Brief specs of 1976 Volvo 343

petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 1397 cm3 / 85.3 cu in / 85.3 cu in, 52.0 kW / 69.7 hp / 69.7 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 108.0 N·m / 79.7 lb·ft / 79.7 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolvoIssued from1976
Model343Issued until
Serie343Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolvoCountrySE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4210 mm / 165.7 in / 165.7 inTotal (curb) weight990 kg / 2183 lb / 2183 lb
Width1670 mm / 65.7 in / 65.7 inDry weight
Height1400 mm / 55.1 in / 55.1 inLoad capacity
WheelbaseGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.5Frontal area (A)1.99 m2 / 21.4 sq ft / 21.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.99 m2 / 10.7 sq ft / 10.7 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)24.7 kW / 33.1 hp / 33.1 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement1397 cm3 / 85.3 cu in / 85.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power52.0 kW / 69.7 hp / 69.7 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque108.0 N·m / 79.7 lb·ft / 79.7 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)20.8 kW / 27.9 hp / 27.9 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output37.2 kW/l / 0.818 bhp/cu in / 0.818 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque77.3 N·m/l / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear 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 ratio71.7 kW/ton / 54.3 bhp/ton / 54.3 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 locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front155/80-SR13Tyres rear155/80-SR13
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volvo 343

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