TABLE 4-1 Comparative Attributes of PNGV Concept Vehicles

Attributes

PNGV Targets

DaimlerChrysler Dodge ESX 3

GM Precept Hybrid

FORD P2000 Prodigy Hybrid

Acceleration

0–60 mph in 12 sec

0–60 mph in 11 sec

0–60 mph in 11.5 sec

0–60 mph in 12 sec

Passenger capacity

up to 6

5

5

5

Fuel economy

up to 80 mpg

72 mpg

80 mpg

>70 mpg

Range

380 miles

400 miles

380 miles

> 660 miles on diesel fuel

Emissions

meets standards

targeted for Tier 2

Tier 2 at default levelsa

targeted for Tier 2

Luggage capacity

16.8 ft3, 200 lbs

16 ft3

4.4 ft3

14.6 ft3

Recyclability

80%

80%

N/A

 

Safety

meets or exceeds FMVSS

meets FMVSS

meets FMVSS

meets FMVSS

Cost/affordability

equivalent to current vehicles

$7,500 price premium

N/A

not affordabled

Length

 

4,902 mm (193.0 in)

4,906 mm (193.2 in)

4,747 mm (186.9 in)

Width

 

1,882 mm (74.1 in)

1,726 mm (67.9 in)

1,755 mm (69.1 in)

Height

 

1,402 mm (55.2 in)

1,383 mm (54.4in)

1,419 mm (55.9 in)

Body structure

 

LIMBT on aluminum frame

aluminum alloy space frame

aluminum unibody construction

Curb weight

898 kg (1,980 lbs)

1,021 kg (2,250 lbs)

1,176 kg (2,590 lbs)

1,083 kg (2,385 lbs)

Aerodynamics (Cd)

0.2

0.22

0.163

0.199

Heat engine

 

DDC (CIDI)

ISUZU (CIDI)

DIATA (CIDI)

Type

 

3 cylinder / 12 valve /turbo (VNT)

3 cylinder / 12 valve /turbo (VNT)

4 cylinder / 16 valve /intercooled turbo

Displacement

 

1.47 liters

1.3 liters

1.2 liters

Power output

 

55 kW (74 hp) @ 4,200 rpm

44 kW (59 hp) @ 3,000 rpmb

55 kW (74 hp) @ 4,500 rpm

Torque

 

165 Nm (122 ft-lbs) @ 2,200 rpm

170 Nm @ 2,000 rpm

153 Nm (113 ft-lbs) @ 2,250 rpm

Fuel tank capacity

 

6 gallons (diesel)

4.5 gallons (CA low-sulfur diesel)

(diesel)



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