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Opel Astra 1.6

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Opel Astra 1.6

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, 55.0 kW / 73.8 hp / 73.8 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 128.0 N·m / 94.4 lb·ft / 94.4 lb·ft @ 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)OpelIssued from1998
ModelAstra 1.6Issued until2000
SerieAstraNumber made
Model familyBody constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAdam Opel AGCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformAstra GNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4430 l / 156.44 cu ft / 156.44 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4250 mm / 167.3 in / 167.3 inTotal (curb) weight1195 kg / 2635 lb / 2635 lb
Width1709 mm / 67.3 in / 67.3 inDry weight
Height1425 mm / 56.1 in / 56.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2606 mm / 102.6 in / 102.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1464 mm / 57.6 in / 57.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1440 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.55  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.07 m2 / 22.3 sq ft / 22.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.62 m2 / 6.7 sq ft / 6.7 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.4 kW / 20.7 hp / 20.7 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves 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 ratio1.22
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity396.08 cm3/cylinder / 24.170 cu in/cylinder / 24.170 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.6 : 1
SumpMax. output power55.0 kW / 73.8 hp / 73.8 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque128.0 N·m / 94.4 lb·ft / 94.4 lb·ft at 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)22.0 kW / 29.5 hp / 29.5 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output34.4 kW/l / 0.756 bhp/cu in / 0.756 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque80.1 N·m/l / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in / 0.70 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) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio67.0 kW/ton / 50.8 bhp/ton / 50.8 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel 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 circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/60 R15Tyres rear195/60 R15
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Opel Astra 1.6

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