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Fiat Palio EX

(1996 model)

Brief specs of 1996 Fiat Palio EX

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 994 cm3 / 60.7 cu in / 60.7 cu in, 45.5 kW / 61.0 hp / 61.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 79.0 N·m / 58.3 lb·ft / 58.3 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 152 km/h / 94 mph / 94 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FiatIssued from1996
ModelPalio EXIssued until
SeriePalioNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)280 l / 9.89 cu ft / 9.89 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2530 l / 89.35 cu ft / 89.35 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3735 mm / 147.0 in / 147.0 inTotal (curb) weight890 kg / 1962 lb / 1962 lb
Width1614 mm / 63.5 in / 63.5 inDry weight
Height1445 mm / 56.9 in / 56.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2360 mm / 92.9 in / 92.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1388 mm / 54.6 in / 54.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1378 mm / 54.3 in / 54.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity48 l / 10.6 UK gal / 12.7 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.58  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.98 m2 / 21.3 sq ft / 21.3 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 valves8
Engine ManufacturerFiatValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore76.0 mm / 2.99 in / 2.99 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke54.8 mm / 2.16 in / 2.16 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.39
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement994 cm3 / 60.7 cu in / 60.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity248.50 cm3/cylinder / 15.164 cu in/cylinder / 15.164 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power45.5 kW / 61.0 hp / 61.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque79.0 N·m / 58.3 lb·ft / 58.3 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)18.3 kW / 24.6 hp / 24.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output45.8 kW/l / 1.006 bhp/cu in / 1.006 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque79.5 N·m/l / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.97
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.36

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed152 km/h / 94 mph / 94 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio68.5 kW/ton / 51.9 bhp/ton / 51.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h16.30 s / 16.30 s / 16.30 sFuel 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-lockTurning circle10.4 m / 34.1 ft / 34.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Fiat Palio EX

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