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Modification SE saloon, april 1998



Body typeSedan
Transmission5 speed manual
Displacement, cc2184
Price of new car, thousands yen (Tokyo area)1822 (~$15100)



Exterior dimensions (LxWxH), mm4315 x 1690 x 1400
Interior dimensions (LxWxH), mm1830 x 1425 x 1165
Wheel base, mm2465
Treads (F/R), mm1460 / 1450
Ground clearance, mm155
Curb vehicle weight, kg1260
Gross vehicle weight, kg
Seating capacity, persons5
Doors number4
Min.turning radius, m4.8
Fuel tank capacity, l50


Displacement, cc2184
Engine model3C-E
Max.power (Net), kw(PS)/rpm79 ps (58.10 kw) / 4400 rpm
Max.torque(Net), N*m(kg*m)/rpm15.0 kg*m (147.10 N*m) / 2400 rpm
Power density15.95
Engine typeSerial 4 cylinder OHC
Engine information
Fuel systemElectronic control type distribution type fuel injector
Fuel typeDiesel
LEV system (Low emission vehicle)No
Compression ratio23.4
Bore, mm86
Stroke, mm94
Final gear ratio
Fuel consumption at 10-15 modes, l/100km
Fuel consumption at 60 km/h, l/100km


Power steeringYes
Tires size, front185/65r14 86s
Tires size rear185/65r14 86s
Braking system, frontVentilated disk
Braking system, rearDrum (leading/trailing)
Suspension system, frontStrut type coil spring
Suspension system, rearStrut type coil spring (stabilizer attaching)



Sunroof / Moonroofo
Front fog lampo
Rear fog lampn
Xenon headlight (Discharge lamp)n
Projector headlightn
Rear wipern
Front spoilero
Rear or roof spoilero
ABS (Antilock brake system)y
TCS (Traction control system)n
LSD (Limited slip differential)n
Privacy glassn
UV cutting glassy
Aluminium wheelo


Air conditionerManual
Wood panelo
Cruise controln
Centralized door locky
Power windowy
Steering wheel telescopicn
Steering wheel tilty
Leather steering wheeln
Power front seatn
Power rear seatn
Leather seatn
Falling down type rear seatn
Child seat fixed with seat belty
Rear ELR3 point seat belt y
Front seat pretensioner seat belty
Fourth limited front seat belty
Side impact bary
Airbag (Driver)y
Airbag (Passenger)y
Airbag (Side)n
Audio deckn
Car navigation systemo

y - present n - not present o - option


Color spectrumColor
 Super white II
 Dark green mica metallic
 Dark grey metallic
 Silver metallic
 Darkblue mica metallic
 Worm grey pearl metallic

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