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Opel Astra 1.6i Saloon

(1991 model)

Brief specs of 1991 Opel Astra 1.6i Saloon

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in, 74.6 kW / 100.0 hp / 100.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 135.0 N·m / 99.6 lb·ft / 99.6 lb·ft @ 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 190 km/h / 118 mph / 118 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)OpelIssued from1991
ModelAstra 1.6i SaloonIssued until
SerieAstraNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAdam Opel AGCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4180 l / 147.62 cu ft / 147.62 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4241 mm / 167.0 in / 167.0 inTotal (curb) weight1030 kg / 2271 lb / 2271 lb
Width1688 mm / 66.5 in / 66.5 inDry weight
Height1422 mm / 56.0 in / 56.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2520 mm / 99.2 in / 99.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1424 mm / 56.1 in / 56.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1423 mm / 56.0 in / 56.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity52 l / 11.4 UK gal / 13.7 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.31Frontal area (A)2.04 m2 / 22.0 sq ft / 22.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.63 m2 / 6.8 sq ft / 6.8 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.7 kW / 21.1 hp / 21.1 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerOpelValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore79.0 mm / 3.11 in / 3.11 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke81.5 mm / 3.21 in / 3.21 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.97
Fuel supplyRo Multec M fuel inj.Engine displacement1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity399.50 cm3/cylinder / 24.379 cu in/cylinder / 24.379 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power74.6 kW / 100.0 hp / 100.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque135.0 N·m / 99.6 lb·ft / 99.6 lb·ft at 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)45.3 kW / 60.8 hp / 60.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output46.7 kW/l / 1.026 bhp/cu in / 1.026 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque84.5 N·m/l / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.71
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.94

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed190 km/h / 118 mph / 118 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio97.1 kW/ton / 73.6 bhp/ton / 73.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h10.35 s / 10.35 s / 10.35 sFuel 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)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Trailing arm, Torsion bar
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front5.50x16Tyres rear195/60-VR15
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Opel Astra 1.6i Saloon

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