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Chevrolet Optra 1.8 LT

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Chevrolet Optra 1.8 LT

4-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1799 cm3 / 109.8 cu in / 109.8 cu in, 90.0 kW / 120.7 hp / 120.7 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 165.0 N·m / 121.7 lb·ft / 121.7 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, consumption 11.8 l/100km / 23.9 mpg-UK / 19.9 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChevroletIssued from2008
ModelOptra 1.8 LTIssued until
SerieOptraNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerGeneral Motor CompanyCountryUS,BR,KR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)405 l / 14.30 cu ft / 14.30 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4950 l / 174.81 cu ft / 174.81 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)980 l / 34.61 cu ft / 34.61 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4510 mm / 177.6 in / 177.6 inTotal (curb) weight1211 kg / 2670 lb / 2670 lb
Width1730 mm / 68.1 in / 68.1 inDry weight
Height1450 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inLoad capacity449 kg / 990 lb / 990 lb
Wheelbase2610 mm / 102.8 in / 102.8 inGross (max.) weight1660 kg / 3660 lb / 3660 lb
Track frontTowing weight1200 kg / 2646 lb / 2646 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.5Frontal area (A)2.13 m2 / 23.0 sq ft / 23.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)1.07 m2 / 11.5 sq ft / 11.5 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)26.5 kW / 35.5 hp / 35.5 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore81.7 mm / 3.22 in / 3.22 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.95
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1799 cm3 / 109.8 cu in / 109.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity450.85 cm3/cylinder / 27.513 cu in/cylinder / 27.513 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.8 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power90.0 kW / 120.7 hp / 120.7 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
AspirationMax. torque165.0 N·m / 121.7 lb·ft / 121.7 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)36.0 kW / 48.3 hp / 48.3 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output50.0 kW/l / 1.099 bhp/cu in / 1.099 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque91.7 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio100.7 kW/ton / 76.3 bhp/ton / 76.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)11.8 l/100km / 23.9 mpg-UK / 19.9 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions276 g/km / 444 g/mi / 444 g/mi (est.)
  Range508 km / 316 mi / 316 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system), EBD (electronic brake-force distribution)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chevrolet Optra 1.8 LT

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