Design Specifications


Item Measurement Qualification Specification 
DIMENSIONS Overall length  4.545 mm (178.9 in.) 
Overall width  1,750 mm (68.9 in.) 
Overall height Except high road clearance model 1,435 mm (56.5 in.) 
High road clearance model 1,450 mm (57.1 in.) 
Wheelbase Except high road clearance model 2,700 mm (106.3 in.) 
High road clearance model 2,698 mm (106.2 in.) 
Track Front (except KY model) 1,505 mm (59.3 in.) 
Front (KY model) 1,500 mm (59.1 in.) 
Rear (KE and KG models) 1,545 mm (60.8 in.) 
Rear (KY model) 1,530 mm (60.2 in.) 
Rear (except KE, KG, and KY models) 1,550 mm (61.2 in.) 
Seating capacity  Five (5) 
WEIGHT Curb weight M/T (except KY model) 1,194-1,263 kg (2,632-2,784 lbs) 
M/T (KY model) 1,195-1,225 kg (2,634-2,701 lbs) 
A/T (except KY and KN models) 1,221-1,291 kg (2,692-2,846 lbs) 
A/T (KY model) 1,225-1,255 kg (2,701-2,767 lbs) 
A/T (KN model) 1,221-1,292 kg (2,692-2,848 lbs) 
Max. permissible weight KE and KG models See the plate attached to the driver's doorjamb 
KY model (LXI) 1,620 kg (3,571 lbs) 
KY model (EXI and VTI) (M/T) 1,640 kg (3,616 lbs) 
KY model (EXI and VTI) (A/T) 1,665 kg (3,671 lbs) 

Item Measurement Qualification Specification 
R18A1, R18A3 engines Type  Water cooled, 4-stroke SOHC i-VTEC engine 
Cylinder arrangement  Inline 4-cylinder, transverse 
Bore and stroke  81.0 x 87.3 mm (3.19 x 3.44 in.) 
Displacement  1,799 cm3 (110 cu in.) 
Compression ratio  10.5 
Valve train  Chain drive, SOHC i-VTEC 4 valves per cylinder 
Lubrication system  Forced, wet sump, with trochoid pump 
Oil pump displacement At 6,800 rpm
(min-1
52.3 L (55.3 US qt, 46.0 Imp qt)/minute 
Water pump displacement At 6,000 rpm
(min-1
104 L (110 US qt, ? Imp qt)/minute 
Fuel required R18A1 engine (KW, KT, and IN models) and R18A3 engine Regular UNLEADED petrol with 88 Research Octane Number or higher 
R18A1 engine (KY, KU, KU-S, KN, KZ, and KQ models) Regular UNLEADED petrol with 91 Research Octane Number or higher 
R18A1 (KE and KG models) Premium UNLEADED petrol with 95 Research Octane Number or higher 
K20Z2 engine Type  Water cooled, 4-stroke DOHC i-VTEC engine 
Cylinder arrangement  Inline 4-cylinder, transverse 
Bore and stroke  86 x 86 mm (3.39 x 3.39 in.) 
Displacement  1,998 cm3 (122 cu in.) 
Compression ratio  9.8 
Valve train  Chain drive, DOHC i-VTEC 4 valves per cylinder 
Lubrication system  Forced, wet sump, with trochoid pump 
Oil pump displacement At 6,000 rpm
(min-1
54.3 L (57.4 US qt, 47.8 Imp qt)/minute 
Water pump displacement At 6,000 rpm
(min-1
82 L (87 US qt, 72 Imp qt)/minute 
Fuel required  Regular UNLEADED petrol with 91 Research Octane Number or higher 
STARTER Type  Gear Reduction 
Nominal output R18A1, R18A3 engine models 1.0 kw, 1.2 kW 
K20Z2 engine model 1.0 kW 
Nominal voltage  12 V 
Hour rating  30 seconds 
Direction of rotation  Clockwise as viewed from gear end 
CLUTCH Clutch  Single plate dry, diaphragm spring 
Clutch friction material surface area R18A1, R18A3 engine models (5M/T) 176 cm2 (102 sq in.) 
R18A1 engine model (6M/T) 203 cm2 (118 sq in.) 
K20Z6 engine model (5M/T) 174 cm2 (101 sq in.) 

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Item Measurement Qualification Specification 
5-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION Type SPFM Synchronized, 5-speed forward, 1 reverse 
Primary reduction  Direct 1:1 
Gear ratio 1st 3.500 
2nd 1.760 
3rd 1.193 
4th 0.942 
5th 0.787 
Reverse 3.461 
Final reduction Type Single helical gear 
Gear ratio 4.933 
6-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION Type SPGM Synchronized, 6-speed forward, 1 reverse 
Primary reduction  Direct 1:1 
Gear ratio 1st 3.533 
2nd 1.880 
3rd 1.354 
4th 1.027 
5th 0.825 
6th 0.659 
Reverse 3.583 
Final reduction Type Single helical gear 
Gear ratio 4.388 
5-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION Type RPD6 Synchronized, 5-speed forward, 1 reverse 
Primary reduction  Direct 1:1 
Gear ratio 1st 3.500 
2nd 1.760 
3rd 1.193 
4th 0.942 
5th 0.787 
Reverse 3.461 
Final reduction Type Single helical gear 
Gear ratio 4.933 
5-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION Type SPCA Electronically controlled automatic, 5-speed forward, 1 reverse 
Primary reduction  Direct 1:1 
Gear ratio 1st 2.666 
2nd 1.534 
3rd 1.021 
4th 0.720 
5th 0.524 
Reverse 1.956 
Final reduction Type Single helical gear 
Gear ratio 4.437 
5-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION Type MPMA Electronically controlled automatic, 5-speed forward, 1 reverse 
Primary reduction  Direct 1:1 
Gear ratio 1st 2.651 
2nd 1.516 
3rd 1.081 
4th 0.772 
5th 0.566 
Reverse 2.000 
Final reduction Type Single helical gear 
Gear ratio 4.562 

Item Measurement Qualification Specification 
STEERING (EPS model) Type  Rack and pinion with electrical power-assisted 
Overall ratio  13.62 
Turns, lock-to-lock  2.65 
Steering wheel diameter  360 mm (14.0 in.) 
STEERING (Power Steering model) Type  Hydraulic power assisted rack and pinion 
Overall ratio  13.73 
Turns, lock-to-lock  2.67 
Steering wheel diameter  360 mm (14.0 in.) 
SUSPENSION Type Front Independent strut with stabilizer, coil spring 
Rear Independent double wishbone with stabilizer, coil spring 
Shock absorber Front and rear Telescopic, hydraulic, nitrogen gas-filled 
TYRES Size  See tyre information label attached to the doorjamb. 
BRAKES Type of service brake Front Power-assisted self-adjusting ventilated disc 
Rear (disc) Power-assisted self-adjusting solid disc 
Rear (drum) Power-assisted self-adjusting solid drum 
Type of parking brake  Mechanical actuating, rear wheels 
Pad friction surface area Front (NISSIN) 48.4 cm2 x 2 (7.50 sq in.) x 2 
Front (AKEBONO) 37.5 cm2 x 2 (5.81 sq in.) x 2 
Rear 20.6 cm2 x 2 (3.19 sq in.) x 2 
Shoe friction surface area Rear 57.6 cm2 x 2 (8.93 sq in.) x 2 
AIR CONDITIONING Compressor Type Scroll 
Capacity 75 mL (4.58 cu in.)/rev. 
Maximum speed 10,000 rpm (min-1
Lubricant capacity 75 mL (2 1/2-2 5/6 fl oz) 
Lubricant type SANDEN SP-10 
Condenser Type Corrugated fin 
Evaporator Type Corrugated fin 
Blower Type Stabilized swirling flow 
Motor type 220 W/12 V 
Speed control Infinite variable 
Maximum capacity 485 m3 (17.100 cu ft/h) 
Temperature control  Air-mix type 
Compressor clutch Type Dry, single plate, poly V-belt drive 
Electrical power consumption at 20 °C (68 °F) 42 W maximum at 12 V 
Refrigerant Type HFC-134a (R-134a) 
Capacity LHD: 400-450 g (14.1-15.8 oz) 
RHD: 450-500 g (15.8-17.6 oz) 

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Item Measurement Qualification Specification 
ELECTRICAL RATINGS Battery  12 V-28 AH/5 hours 
Fuses Under-hood fuse/relay box 100 A, 70 A, 50 A, 40 A, 30 A, 20 A, 15 A, 10 A, 7.5 A 
Under-dash fuse/relay box 30 A, 20 A, 15 A, 10 A, 7.5 A 
Light bulbs Headlight high beam 12 V-60 W 
Headlight low beam 12 V-51 W 
Front Fog Light 12 V-55 W 
Rear Fog Light 12 V-21 W 
Front turn signal lights 12 V-21 W 
Front side turn signal lights 12 V-5 W 
Front position lights 12 V-5 W 
Rear turn signal lights 12 V-21 W 
Brake/Taillights 12 V-21/5 W 
Inner taillights 12 V-5 W 
High mount brake light 12 V-21 W 
Back-up lights 12 V-18 W 
License plate light 12 V-5 W 
Rear side marker light 12 V-5 W 
Ceiling lights 12 V-8 W 
Trunk light 12 V-5 W 
Map light 12 V-8 W 
Gauge lights LED 
Indicator lights LED