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Opel Vectra 3.2 V6

(2003 model)

Brief specs of 2003 Opel Vectra 3.2 V6

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3175 cm3 / 193.8 cu in / 193.8 cu in, 155.1 kW / 208.0 hp / 208.0 hp @ 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm, 300.0 N·m / 221.3 lb·ft / 221.3 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 248 km/h / 154 mph / 154 mph top speed, consumption 9.8 l/100km / 28.8 mpg-UK / 24.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)OpelIssued from2003
ModelVectra 3.2 V6Issued 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

Length4596 mm / 180.9 in / 180.9 inTotal (curb) weight1523 kg / 3358 lb / 3358 lb
Width1798 mm / 70.8 in / 70.8 inDry weight
Height1460 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2700 mm / 106.3 in / 106.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1536 mm / 60.5 in / 60.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1525 mm / 60.0 in / 60.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity61 l / 13.4 UK gal / 16.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.28Frontal area (A)2.18 m2 / 23.5 sq ft / 23.5 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 Code3.2 V6 ECOTECTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerOpelValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionaluminium block & headBore87.5 mm / 3.44 in / 3.44 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.0 mm / 3.46 in / 3.46 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.99
Fuel supplySMPFiEngine displacement3175 cm3 / 193.8 cu in / 193.8 cu in
Engine Main bearings4Unitary capacity529.17 cm3/cylinder / 32.292 cu in/cylinder / 32.292 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power155.1 kW / 208.0 hp / 208.0 hp at 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque300.0 N·m / 221.3 lb·ft / 221.3 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)86.2 kW / 115.7 hp / 115.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output48.9 kW/l / 1.073 bhp/cu in / 1.073 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque94.5 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) ratio0.7
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.05

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed248 km/h / 154 mph / 154 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio136.6 kW/ton / 103.5 bhp/ton / 103.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h7.50 s / 7.50 s / 7.50 sFuel consumption, City (urban)14.0 l/100km / 20.2 mpg-UK / 16.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)7.3 l/100km / 38.7 mpg-UK / 32.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)9.8 l/100km / 28.8 mpg-UK / 24.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions235 g/km / 378 g/mi / 378 g/mi
  Range622 km / 387 mi / 387 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.5 m / 37.7 ft / 37.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front6.5J x 16Wheels rear6.5J x 16
Tyres front215/55 R 16WTyres rear215/55 R 16W
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front314 mm / 12.4 in / 12.4 inBrake diameter rear292 mm / 11.5 in / 11.5 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Opel Vectra 3.2 V6

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