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Opel Vectra 1.8i

(1988 model)

Brief specs of 1988 Opel Vectra 1.8i

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1796 cm3 / 109.6 cu in / 109.6 cu in, 66.0 kW / 88.5 hp / 88.5 hp @ 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm, 145.0 N·m / 106.9 lb·ft / 106.9 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 183 km/h / 114 mph / 114 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)OpelIssued from1988
ModelVectra 1.8iIssued until1995
SerieVectraNumber made
Model familyBody constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAdam Opel AGCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformVectra ANumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4430 mm / 174.4 in / 174.4 inTotal (curb) weight1630 kg / 3594 lb / 3594 lb
Width1705 mm / 67.1 in / 67.1 inDry weight
Height1400 mm / 55.1 in / 55.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2600 mm / 102.4 in / 102.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1425 mm / 56.1 in / 56.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7038461538462  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.03 m2 / 21.8 sq ft / 21.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeC18NZTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore84.8 mm / 3.34 in / 3.34 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke79.5 mm / 3.13 in / 3.13 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.0666666666667
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine 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 DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power66.0 kW / 88.5 hp / 88.5 hp at 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque145.0 N·m / 106.9 lb·ft / 106.9 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)48.1 kW / 64.4 hp / 64.4 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output36.8 kW/l / 0.808 bhp/cu in / 0.808 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque80.7 N·m/l / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed183 km/h / 114 mph / 114 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/h12.50 s / 12.50 s / 12.50 sFuel consumption, City (urban)10.2 l/100km / 27.7 mpg-UK / 23.1 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)5.8 l/100km / 48.7 mpg-UK / 40.6 mpg-US
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 circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front5.5J x 14Wheels rear5.5J x 14
Tyres front175/70 TR14Tyres rear175/70 TR14
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Opel Vectra 1.8i

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