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Thing > Intangible > StructuredValue > EngineSpecification

Information about the engine of the vehicle. A vehicle can have multiple engines represented by multiple engine specification entities.
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from EngineSpecification
engineDisplacement QuantitativeValue The volume swept by all of the pistons inside the cylinders of an internal combustion engine in a single movement.

Typical unit code(s): CMQ for cubic centimeter, LTR for liters, INQ for cubic inches * Note 1: You can link to information about how the given value has been determined using the valueReference property. * Note 2: You can use minValue and maxValue to indicate ranges.

enginePower QuantitativeValue 

The power of the vehicle's engine. Typical unit code(s): KWT for kilowatt, BHP for brake horsepower, N12 for metric horsepower (PS, with 1 PS = 735,49875 W)

engineType QualitativeValue  or
Text  or
The type of engine or engines powering the vehicle.
fuelType QualitativeValue  or
Text  or
The type of fuel suitable for the engine or engines of the vehicle. If the vehicle has only one engine, this property can be attached directly to the vehicle.
torque QuantitativeValue 

The torque (turning force) of the vehicle's engine.

Typical unit code(s): NU for newton metre (N m), F17 for pound-force per foot, or F48 for pound-force per inch

  • Note 1: You can link to information about how the given value has been determined (e.g. reference RPM) using the valueReference property.
  • Note 2: You can use minValue and maxValue to indicate ranges.
Properties from Thing
additionalType URL An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
description Text A description of the item.
disambiguatingDescription Text A sub property of description. A short description of the item used to disambiguate from other, similar items. Information from other properties (in particular, name) may be necessary for the description to be useful for disambiguation.
identifier PropertyValue  or
Text  or
The identifier property represents any kind of identifier for any kind of Thing, such as ISBNs, GTIN codes, UUIDs etc. provides dedicated properties for representing many of these, either as textual strings or as URL (URI) links. See background notes for more details.
image ImageObject  or
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
mainEntityOfPage CreativeWork  or
Indicates a page (or other CreativeWork) for which this thing is the main entity being described. See background notes for details.
Inverse property: mainEntity.
name Text The name of the item.
potentialAction Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Wikidata entry, or official website.
url URL URL of the item.

Instances of EngineSpecification may appear as values for the following properties

PropertyOn TypesDescription
vehicleEngine Vehicle Information about the engine or engines of the vehicle.


This element is based on the work of the Automotive Ontology Working Group, see for details. Many class and property definitions are inspired by or based on abstracts from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Example 1
<!-- new car, hybrid car -->
<h3>Exemplary Hybrid Car Model Name, 2017</h3>
<p>Release date 2016</p>
<p>VIN: 1HTLCZWN0JH503089</p>
<p>White, hatchback, limited edition</p>
<p>leather, beige interior</p>
<p>4 doors, 6 airbags</p>
<p>5 passengers</p>
  <li>Steering position: left side steering</li>
  <li><strong>ENGINE Type:</strong>  1580cc</li>
  <li><strong>Horsepower:</strong>  104 hp @ 5,700 rpm</li>
  <li><strong>Torque:</strong>  109 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm</li>
  <li><strong>Fuel tank capacity:</strong> 11.9 gallons</li>
  <li><strong>Electric Motor Type:</strong>  AC Synchronous Permanent Magnet Motor</li>
  <li><strong>Horsepower:</strong>  43 hp</li>
  <li><strong>Torque:</strong>  125 lb.-ft.</li>
  <li><strong>Battery Capacity:</strong>  6.5 Ah</li>
  <li><strong>Battery Energy:</strong>  1.56 kWh</li>
  <li><strong>CO2 emissions:</strong> 88g/km</li>
  <li><strong>Wheel configuration:</strong> RWD</li>
  <li><strong>Number of axles:</strong> 2</li>
  <li><strong>Transmission Type:</strong> 6-speed dual clutch automatic transmission (DCT)</li>
  <li><strong>Wheelbase:</strong> 106.3 in.</li>
  <li><strong>Luggage capacity, rear seats upright:</strong> 19.4 cu. ft.</li>
  <li><strong>Weight:</strong> 1425 kg</li>
  <li><strong>Acceleration 0..100 km/h:</strong> 11.5 s</li>
  <li><strong>Top speed:</strong> 210 km/h</li>
  <li><strong>Fuel consumption:</strong> 3.5l/100km</li>
<!-- Only JSON-LD example is available. -->
<!-- Only JSON-LD example is available. -->
<script type="application/ld+json">
  "name":"Exemplary Hybrid Car Model Name",
  "manufacturer":"Exemplary Car Manufacturer",
  "vehicleConfiguration":"limited edition",
  "vehicleInteriorColor":"beige interior",
  "numberOfAirbags" : "6",
  "numberOfDoors": "5",
  "seatingCapacity": "5",
  "vehicleTransmission": "automatic gearbox",
  "numberOfForwardGears" : "6",
     "engineType":"internal combustion engine",
     "engineType":"electric motor",
       "unitText":"0..100 km/h"
        "description":"Battery Energy 1.56 kWh"}
  "emissionsCO2": "88"

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