Datsun 100A

Datsun 100AThe Datsun 100A is an export variant of first generation the Datsun Cherry (E10) 1.0 L. It is a subcompact front-wheel-drive car manufactured by Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Company from 1970 to 1977.

The Datsun 100A has four body styles: two-door and four-door sedan, three-door hatchback, and two-door coupe.

Datsun 100A was equipped with 1.0 L Straight-four engine A10. The engine cylinder bore was 73.0 mm and piston stroke was 59.0 mm. Compression ratio rating was 8.5:1. The A10 on Datsun 100A produced 58 HP (43 kW, 58 PS) of horsepower and 79.5 Nm (59 ft-lb) of torque.

Engine Specifications

Datsun 100A (E10) 1.0 L Engine Specifications
Engine code A10
Layout Four stroke, Inline-4 (Straight-4)
Fuel type Gasoline (petrol)
Displacement 1.0L, 988 cc (60.3 cu in)
Cylinder block alloy Cast iron
Cylinder bore 73.0 mm (2.87 in)
Piston stroke 59.0 mm (2.32 in)
Compression ratio 8.5:1
Valve Arrangement: SOHC, chain drive
Valves: 8 (2 valves per cylinder)
Intake valve timing: Open: 12° B.T.D.C.
Close: 48° A.T.D.C.
Exhaust valve timing: Open: 50° B.T.D.C.
Close: 10° A.T.D.C.
Intake valve head diameter: 37.0 mm (1.457 in)
Exhaust valve head diameter: 30.0 mm (1.181 in)
Fuel system Carburetor
Power output 58 HP (43 kW, 58 PS)
Torque output 79.5 Nm (59 ft-lb)
Firing order 1-3-4-2
Engine weight 91.5 kg (210.5 kg)

Top speed and fuel consumption

Top speed and Fuel consumption
Top speed 136-140 km/h (85-87 mph)
Fuel consumption (city)
Fuel consumption (highway)
Fuel consumption (combined 50/50)

Maintenance data

Valve clearance (Cold)
Intake valve 0.25 mm (0.0098 in)
Exhaust valve
Valve clearance (Hot)
Intake valve 0.35 mm (0.0138 in)
Exhaust valve
Compression pressure
Standard 12.7 kg/m2 (181 psi) / 350 rpm
Minimun 10.0 kg/m2 (142 psi) / 350 rpm
Oil system
Oil consumption , L/1000 km (qt. per miles) up to 0.5 (1 qt. per 1200 miles)
Recommended engine oil 5W-30, 5W-40, 10W-30, 10W-40
Engine oil capacity (Refill capacity) Max.level 3.2 l (3.4 qt.)
Min.level 2.2 l (2.4 qt.)
Oil change interval, km (miles) 5,000-10,000 (3,000-6,000)
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