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Mazda MX-5 1.6

(2003 model)

Brief specs of 2003 Mazda MX-5 1.6

2-door 2-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1596 cm3 / 97.4 cu in / 97.4 cu in, 77.0 kW / 103.3 hp / 103.3 hp @ 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm, 134.0 N·m / 98.8 lb·ft / 98.8 lb·ft @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, consumption 8.1 l/100km / 34.9 mpg-UK / 29.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MazdaIssued from2003
ModelMX-5 1.6Issued until
SerieMX-5Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMazda Motor Corp.CountryJP

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)144 l / 5.09 cu ft / 5.09 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4770 l / 168.45 cu ft / 168.45 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3980 mm / 156.7 in / 156.7 inTotal (curb) weight1116 kg / 2460 lb / 2460 lb
Width1690 mm / 66.5 in / 66.5 inDry weight
Height1230 mm / 48.4 in / 48.4 inLoad capacity138 kg / 304 lb / 304 lb
Wheelbase2620 mm / 103.1 in / 103.1 inGross (max.) weight1254 kg / 2765 lb / 2765 lb
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity50 l / 11.0 UK gal / 13.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.52  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.77 m2 / 19.0 sq ft / 19.0 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 valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore78.0 mm / 3.07 in / 3.07 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke83.6 mm / 3.29 in / 3.29 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 95Bore/Stroke ratio0.93
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1596 cm3 / 97.4 cu in / 97.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity399.47 cm3/cylinder / 24.377 cu in/cylinder / 24.377 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power77.0 kW / 103.3 hp / 103.3 hp at 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm
AspirationMax. torque134.0 N·m / 98.8 lb·ft / 98.8 lb·ft at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)30.8 kW / 41.3 hp / 41.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output48.2 kW/l / 1.060 bhp/cu in / 1.060 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque84.0 N·m/l / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
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 ratio94.6 kW/ton / 71.7 bhp/ton / 71.7 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)8.1 l/100km / 34.9 mpg-UK / 29.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions190 g/km / 305 g/mi / 305 g/mi (est.)
  Range617 km / 384 mi / 384 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle9.0 m / 29.5 ft / 29.5 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/65-R15Tyres rear195/50-R15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mazda MX-5 1.6

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