Fast Facts: 2003 Honda FCX

The hydrogen-powered Honda FCX is the only fuel cell vehicle certified by both the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and EPA as a Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) for everyday use. It uses compressed hydrogen from a 5,000 psi tank and a Ballard-supplied fuel cell to produce its zero emission power. Power and efficiency are further enhanced by an advanced ultra capacitor developed exclusively by Honda for use in the FCX. The FCX features 80 horsepower and a driving range of approximately 160 miles. The city of Los Angeles became the first commercial customer of an EPA-certified fuel cell vehicle in December 2002.

SPECIFICATIONS .
POWERTRAIN .
Fuel Cell Stack Type Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell (PEFC)
Fuel cell maximum output (kW) 78
Emissions Ratings (CA / Federal) ZEV / ZEV
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ELECTRIC MOTOR .
Motor Type AC Synchronous Permanent Magnet
Power Output 80
Torque (lb.-ft.) 201
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ELECTRIC POWER STORAGE .
Ultra-Capacitor Electrostatic Capacity (F) 8.0
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POWERTRAIN .
Type Front-Wheel Drive
Transmission Single-Speed
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CHASSIS .
Body Type Unit Body
Suspension (front / rear) N / A
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front) N / A
Steering N / A
Brakes (front / rear) Electric Power Assist w/ Anti-Lock Braking System
Wheels N / A
Tires N / A
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EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS .
Wheelbase (in.) N / A
Length (in.) 164.0
Height (in.) 69.0
Width (in.) 65.0
Track (in., front / rear) N / A
Curb Weight (lbs., MT / AT) N / A
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INTERIOR DIMENSIONS .
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) N / A
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) N / A
Seating Capacity 4
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EPA MILEAGE ESTIMATES / FUEL CAPACITY .
Miles per Kilogram of Hydrogen (City / Highway) 51 / 48
Fuel (liters) 15.6
Maximum When Full, pressure (psi), volume (kg) 5,000 / 3.75
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Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) N / A
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