How much BHP is enough for car?
How does Engine Capacity affect your car?Engine CapacityBHPMileage (highways)1000cc to 1600cc70 to 110 bhp17 – 20 km/L1600cc to 2000cc110 to 170 bhp13 – 16 km/L2000cc to 2500cc170 to 230 bhp9 – 12 km/Labove 2500cc/2.5Labove 230 bhpless than 9km/L1 more row•Jul 2, 2018.
What is a good BHP?
Typical figures. A small family car engine quite typical comes out, for example, 60bhp (power of the brake horse) at 5000rpm. The same engine can be adjusted or modified so that it gives 80bhp to 6000rpm.
Is 200 hp good?
Under 200 Horsepower Horsepower is undeniably attractive, and these days even the most basic vehicles have the horsepower necessary to pass most vehicles on the highway. As such, horsepower under 200 can be quite good. This level is sufficient for drivers who don’t actively seek road thrills.
Does higher horsepower mean faster?
For cars, horsepower translates into speed. So if you want to go faster, and get up to speed quicker, you need more horsepower. Torque, on the other hand, is the expression of a rotational or twisting force.
Is 180 bhp fast?
A 180 horsepower bike would be very fast. A two ton car with 180 horsepower would be just average. In a light sports car or even mor so on a motorcycle it can be very fast, on a truck it would be rather slow!
Is 200 bhp a lot?
When cars, even normal family sedans, were less than a tonne, a 200 bhp engine was considered almost overkill. Nowadays, cars have got bigger and weigh a lot more, typically 50% more than in the good old days. So maybe 200 bhp no longer seems all that much. These days people seem to feel that 400 bhp isn’t much.