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Opel Astra 1.8

(2003 model)

Brief specs of 2003 Opel Astra 1.8

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, 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, 91.7 kW / 123.0 hp / 123.0 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, 198 km/h / 123 mph / 123 mph top speed, consumption 7.8 l/100km / 36.2 mpg-UK / 30.2 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)OpelIssued from2003
ModelAstra 1.8Issued until
SerieAstraNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAdam Opel AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4690 l / 165.63 cu ft / 165.63 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1410 l / 49.79 cu ft / 49.79 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4249 mm / 167.3 in / 167.3 inTotal (curb) weight1278 kg / 2818 lb / 2818 lb
Width1753 mm / 69.0 in / 69.0 inDry weight
Height1460 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inLoad capacity715 kg / 1576 lb / 1576 lb
Wheelbase2614 mm / 102.9 in / 102.9 inGross (max.) weight1830 kg / 4034 lb / 4034 lb
Track front1488 mm / 58.6 in / 58.6 inTowing weight1200 kg / 2646 lb / 2646 lb
Track rear1488 mm / 58.6 in / 58.6 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity52 l / 11.4 UK gal / 13.7 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.63  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.32Frontal area (A)2.11 m2 / 22.7 sq ft / 22.7 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.68 m2 / 7.3 sq ft / 7.3 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.9 kW / 22.7 hp / 22.7 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerOpelValves per cylinder4
Engine constructioncast iron block; aluminium headBore80.5 mm / 3.17 in / 3.17 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.2 mm / 3.47 in / 3.47 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplySMPFiEngine displacement1796 cm3 / 109.6 cu in / 109.6 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary 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
SumpwetMax. output power91.7 kW / 123.0 hp / 123.0 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)52.7 kW / 70.7 hp / 70.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output51.1 kW/l / 1.122 bhp/cu in / 1.122 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) ratio3.94

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed198 km/h / 123 mph / 123 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio96.2 kW/ton / 72.9 bhp/ton / 72.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h10.80 s / 10.80 s / 10.80 sFuel consumption, City (urban)10.5 l/100km / 26.9 mpg-UK / 22.4 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)6.2 l/100km / 45.6 mpg-UK / 37.9 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)7.8 l/100km / 36.2 mpg-UK / 30.2 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions187 g/km / 301 g/mi / 301 g/mi
  Range667 km / 414 mi / 414 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering detailsOptional traction control. Optional Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lock2.69Turning circle11.2 m / 36.7 ft / 36.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm)Suspension rearTorsion bar axle, Coil springs
Wheels front6.5J x 15Wheels rear6.5J x 15
Tyres front195/65 R 15 TTyres rear195/65 R 15 T
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front280 mm / 11.0 in / 11.0 inBrake diameter rear264 mm / 10.4 in / 10.4 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Opel Astra 1.8

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