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MG ZS 180

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 MG ZS 180

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2497 cm3 / 152.4 cu in / 152.4 cu in, 129.8 kW / 174.1 hp / 174.1 hp @ 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm, 240.0 N·m / 177.0 lb·ft / 177.0 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 224 km/h / 139 mph / 139 mph top speed, consumption 8.5 l/100km / 33.2 mpg-UK / 27.7 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MGIssued from2001
ModelZS 180Issued until
SerieZSNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMGCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4377 mm / 172.3 in / 172.3 inTotal (curb) weight1285 kg / 2833 lb / 2833 lb
Width1696 mm / 66.8 in / 66.8 inDry weight
Height1386 mm / 54.6 in / 54.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2620 mm / 103.1 in / 103.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1475 mm / 58.1 in / 58.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1465 mm / 57.7 in / 57.7 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.67  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.32Frontal area (A)2.00 m2 / 21.5 sq ft / 21.5 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.64 m2 / 6.9 sq ft / 6.9 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.9 kW / 21.3 hp / 21.3 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerRoverValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke82.8 mm / 3.26 in / 3.26 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.97
Fuel supplySiemens EMS2000 fuel inj.Engine displacement2497 cm3 / 152.4 cu in / 152.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity416.17 cm3/cylinder / 25.396 cu in/cylinder / 25.396 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power129.8 kW / 174.1 hp / 174.1 hp at 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque240.0 N·m / 177.0 lb·ft / 177.0 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)70.8 kW / 95.0 hp / 95.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output52.0 kW/l / 1.142 bhp/cu in / 1.142 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque96.1 N·m/l / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.77
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.94

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed224 km/h / 139 mph / 139 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)7.30 s / 7.30 s / 7.30 sPower-to-weight ratio135.4 kW/ton / 102.6 bhp/ton / 102.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)11.9 l/100km / 23.7 mpg-UK / 19.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)6.5 l/100km / 43.5 mpg-UK / 36.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)8.5 l/100km / 33.2 mpg-UK / 27.7 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions227 g/km / 365 g/mi / 365 g/mi
  Range647 km / 402 mi / 402 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.6 m / 38.1 ft / 38.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent,Mulit Links, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front7J x 17Wheels rear7J x 17
Tyres front205/45 R 17Tyres rear205/45 R 17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front282 mm / 11.1 in / 11.1 inBrake diameter rear260 mm / 10.2 in / 10.2 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of MG ZS 180

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