Datsun Cherry (E10) 1.0 L

Datsun Cherry E10The Datsun Cherry E10 is a first generation of subcompact front-wheel-drive car manufactured by Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Company from 1970 to 1974. The Datsun Cherry has a four body styles: two-door and foor-door sedan, three-door hatchback and two-door coupe.

The Datsun Cherry E10 was equipped with 1.0 L Straight-four engine A10 and 1.2 L engine A12. The A10 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 Cherry E10 produced 58 HP (43 kW, 58 PS) of horsepower and 79.5 Nm (59 ft-lb) of torque.

Engine Specifications

Datsun Cherry 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 140 km/h / 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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