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Opel Astra 1.8 Automatic

(2003 model)

Brief specs of 2003 Opel Astra 1.8 Automatic

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, automatic 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 188 km/h / 117 mph / 117 mph top speed, consumption 8.4 l/100km / 33.6 mpg-UK / 28.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

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

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)480 l / 16.95 cu ft / 16.95 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4610 l / 162.80 cu ft / 162.80 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4249 mm / 167.3 in / 167.3 inTotal (curb) weight1310 kg / 2888 lb / 2888 lb
Width1753 mm / 69.0 in / 69.0 inDry weight
Height1460 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2614 mm / 102.9 in / 102.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1488 mm / 58.6 in / 58.6 inTowing weight
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)49.3 kW / 66.1 hp / 66.1 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 typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.74
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.12

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed188 km/h / 117 mph / 117 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio93.9 kW/ton / 71.1 bhp/ton / 71.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h11.90 s / 11.90 s / 11.90 sFuel consumption, City (urban)11.6 l/100km / 24.4 mpg-UK / 20.3 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)8.4 l/100km / 33.6 mpg-UK / 28.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions202 g/km / 325 g/mi / 325 g/mi
  Range619 km / 385 mi / 385 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
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 Automatic

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