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Honda Ballade FL

(1980 model)

Brief specs of 1980 Honda Ballade FL

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1488 cm3 / 90.8 cu in / 90.8 cu in, 58.9 kW / 79.0 hp / 79.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 121.0 N·m / 89.2 lb·ft / 89.2 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)HondaIssued from1980
ModelBallade FLIssued until
SerieBalladeNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeE-STBody designation
ManufacturerHonda Motor Co.CountryJP,US,CA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4095 mm / 161.2 in / 161.2 inTotal (curb) weight785 kg / 1731 lb / 1731 lb
Width1600 mm / 63.0 in / 63.0 inDry weight
Height1345 mm / 53.0 in / 53.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2320 mm / 91.3 in / 91.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1360 mm / 53.5 in / 53.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1380 mm / 54.3 in / 54.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance165 mm / 6.5 in / 6.5 inFuel capacity46 l / 10.1 UK gal / 12.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.77  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.83 m2 / 19.7 sq ft / 19.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeEMTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerHondaValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore74.0 mm / 2.91 in / 2.91 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.5 mm / 3.41 in / 3.41 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.86
Fuel supply1 carburettorEngine displacement1488 cm3 / 90.8 cu in / 90.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity372.00 cm3/cylinder / 22.701 cu in/cylinder / 22.701 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio8.8 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power58.9 kW / 79.0 hp / 79.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque121.0 N·m / 89.2 lb·ft / 89.2 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)23.6 kW / 31.6 hp / 31.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output39.6 kW/l / 0.870 bhp/cu in / 0.870 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque81.3 N·m/l / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.85
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.88

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio100.6 kW/ton / 76.3 bhp/ton / 76.3 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 locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, MacPherson strut
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front6.15-13-4PRTyres rear6.15-13-4PR
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Honda Ballade FL

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