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Technical Specs

First-Generation Technical Specifications


Body typecoupe
Engine/drivefront-transverse/front
Weight distr, front/rear62/38
Wheelbase86.6 in
Length144.7 in
Width63.9 in
Height50.8
Turning diameter29.5 ft
Bore x stroke74.0 x 86.5 mm
Transmission5-speed manual (DX available w/3-spd auto)
Steering typerack & pinion
Suspension, front/rearMacPherson struts, lower lateral arms, torsion bars, tube shocks, anti-roll bar/
beam axle with integral anti-roll bar, trailing arms, Panhard rod, coil springs, tube shocks
Stock wheel offset: 45 mm
100 mm x 4 bolt circle)

Drag coefficient0.32
Braking distance from
60 mph 166 ft
80 mph 287 ft




  








Model-specific data
USA Jp/Europe Europe
Japan
1984-87 1985 1986-87 1984 1985-87 1986-87
DX HF Si Si 1.5i 1.6i-16 1.6i-16
Curb weight 1819 lb 1713 lb 1890 lb 1953 lb

1984 lb
Displacement 1488 cc 1342 cc 1488 cc 1488 cc 1488 cc 1590 cc 1590 cc
Valve/Intake sohc 12v/ carb sohc 8v/ carb sohc 12v/ EFI sohc 12v/ EFI sohc 12v/ EFI dohc 16v/ EFI dohc 16v/ EFI
Compression 9.2:1 10.0:1 8.7:1 8.7:1 8.7:1 9.3:1 9.3:1
Power, bhp@rpm 76@5500 60@5500 91@5500 91@5500 100@5750 135@6500 125@6500
Torque, bhp@rpm 84@3500 73@3500 93@4500 93@4500 96@4500 112@5000 103@5500
Redline 6500 rpm 6000 rpm 6500 rpm 6500 rpm 6500 rpm 7000 rpm 7000 rpm
Gear ratios, :1 2.38/ 1.76/ 1.18/ 0.85/ 0.71 2.92/ ?/ ?/ ?/ 0.65 3.30/ 1.99/ 1.35/ 1.00/ 0.79 2.92/ 1.76/ 1.19/ 0.87/ 0.71 2.92/ 1.75/ 1.18/ 0.85/ 0.71 3.18/ 1.94/ 1.35/ 1.03/ 0.88
Final drive ratio, :1 4.27 3.58 4.27 4.40 4.27
3.87
Economy, mpg 31/38 49/54 32/36 32/36 34/50 31.1 33/39
Brakes f/r 9.1" vented disc/ 7.1" drum
(solid disc/ drum on HF)
7.5" vented disc/ 7.1" drum 7.6" vented disc/ 7.1" drum
Tires/rims 175/70R13 Michelin MXL, 13x5.0" steel 165/70R13 175/70R13 Michelin MXL, 13x5.0" alloy 185/60R14 Yokohama AX323, 14x5.0" alloy 175/70R13 Bridgestone (Eur), 13x5.0" alloy 185/60R14, 5.0x14" alloy 185/60R14 Dunlop SP Sport, 5.0x14" alloy

Performance
USA Jp/Europe Europe
Japan
1984-87 1985 1986-87 1984 1985-87 1986-87
DX HF Si Si 1.5i 1.6i-16 1.6i-16
0-60 mph 10.1 sec ~12 sec 8.7 sec 8.5 sec 8.5 sec 7.5 sec 7.7 sec
quarter mile 17.2 sec 18.6 sec 16.2 sec 16.7 sec 16.8 sec 16.0 sec
16.2 sec
top speed 105 mph 93 mph 115 mph 115 mph 115 mph 125 mph 122 mph

1985 comparison figures, Road & Track:
0-60
mph,
sec
1/4
mile,
sec
top
speed,
mph
slalom,
mph
 
braking,
80 mph,
ft
mpg

 
Honda CRX DX ................. 10.1 17.6 105 64.0 287 32.0
Bertone X1/9 ..................... 12.3 18.5 108 58.4 277 27.0
Alfa Romeo Graduate ....... 10.4 17.6 103 58.4 288 23.8
Pontiac Fiero S/E .............. 10.9 17.8 103 61.3 290 22.0
Isuzu Impulse .................... 12.9 19.0 100 58.3 275 29.0
BMW 318i .......................... 11.6 18.3 111 60.0 279 26.0
 
Honda CRX Si ...................   8.7 16.7 115 64.2 287 35.0
Toyota MR2 ........................   8.4 16.5 121 61.6 252 26.4
Volkswagen GTI .................   9.0 16.9 107 62.4 249 27.0
Mazda RX-7 GSL ...............   9.9 17.4 120 57.2 306 23.1
Jackson Racing CRX
  1.6i-16 intercooled
  turbo .................................
  5.7 14.8 150+ 237 29.0



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