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Opel Vectra 1.8 16V

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 Opel Vectra 1.8 16V

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1796 cm3 / 109.6 cu in / 109.6 cu in, 93.2 kW / 125.0 hp / 125.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 170.0 N·m / 125.4 lb·ft / 125.4 lb·ft @ 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 208 km/h / 129 mph / 129 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)OpelIssued from2001
ModelVectra 1.8 16VIssued until
SerieVectraNumber 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)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4495 mm / 177.0 in / 177.0 inTotal (curb) weight1345 kg / 2965 lb / 2965 lb
Width1707 mm / 67.2 in / 67.2 inDry weight
Height1425 mm / 56.1 in / 56.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2637 mm / 103.8 in / 103.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1464 mm / 57.6 in / 57.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1467 mm / 57.8 in / 57.8 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.04 m2 / 22.0 sq ft / 22.0 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.61 m2 / 6.6 sq ft / 6.6 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.2 kW / 20.3 hp / 20.3 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerOpelValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore80.5 mm / 3.17 in / 3.17 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.2 mm / 3.47 in / 3.47 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplySimtec MS 71 fuel injectionEngine displacement1796 cm3 / 109.6 cu in / 109.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity449.00 cm3/cylinder / 27.400 cu in/cylinder / 27.400 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power93.2 kW / 125.0 hp / 125.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque170.0 N·m / 125.4 lb·ft / 125.4 lb·ft at 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)56.1 kW / 75.3 hp / 75.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output51.9 kW/l / 1.140 bhp/cu in / 1.140 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque94.7 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.89
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.74

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed208 km/h / 129 mph / 129 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio92.9 kW/ton / 70.4 bhp/ton / 70.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h10.50 s / 10.50 s / 10.50 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-lock2.97Turning circle11.3 m / 37.1 ft / 37.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Opel Vectra 1.8 16V

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