Nissan 180SX History and Specifications

Engine

CA18DET SR20DE SR20DET
Aspiration Single Turbo Naturally Aspirated Single Turbo
Valvetrain DOHC 16 valve
Cylinders 4
Displacement 1809cc 1998cc
Max Power 127 kW (170 hp) @ 6400 rpm 102 kW (137 hp) @ 6400 rpm 153 kW (205 hp) @ 6000 rpm
Max Torque 225 N⋅m (166 lbf⋅ft) @ 4000 rpm 178 N⋅m (131 lbf⋅ft) @ 4300 rpm 274 N⋅m (202 lbf⋅ft) @ 4000 rpm
Drivetrain Rear wheel drive
Transmission 4-speed automatic/5-speed manual

Performance

CA18DET SR20DE SR20DET
0–100 km/h
(0–62 mph)
  • 6.9s (Manual)
  • 7.5s (Automatic)
  • (Europe)
7.7s 6.5s
0–400 m
(0–1,312 ft)
14.9s (Best Motoring Tests) 17s 14.5s
Max speed
  • 180 km/h (110 mph) (electronically limited)
  • 235 km/h (146 mph) (Europe)

Suspension

Engine Transmission 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Final
CA18DET Automatic 3.027 1.619 1.000 0.694 N/A 4.363
Manual 3.321 1.902 1.308 1.000 0.838 4.363
Manual (Europe) 3.592 2.057 1.361 1.000 0.821 3.916
SR20DE Manual 3.321 1.902 1.308 1.000 0.838
  • 4.111 (S13)
  • 4.083 (S14/S15)
SR20DET Automatic 2.785 1.545 1.000 0.694 N/A 3.916
Manual 3.321 1.902 1.308 1.000 0.759 4.083

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