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Opel Astra GTC 1.6 ECOTEC

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Opel Astra GTC 1.6 ECOTEC

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in, 84.6 kW / 113.5 hp / 113.5 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 155.0 N·m / 114.3 lb·ft / 114.3 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 180 km/h / 112 mph / 112 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)OpelIssued from2008
ModelAstra GTC 1.6 ECOTECIssued until
SerieAstraNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAdam Opel AGCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4290 mm / 168.9 in / 168.9 inTotal (curb) weight1250 kg / 2756 lb / 2756 lb
Width1753 mm / 69.0 in / 69.0 inDry weight
Height1435 mm / 56.5 in / 56.5 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 ratio1.64  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.14 m2 / 23.0 sq ft / 23.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerOpelValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore73.4 mm / 2.89 in / 2.89 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke80.6 mm / 3.17 in / 3.17 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplyEFIEngine displacement1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity399.50 cm3/cylinder / 24.379 cu in/cylinder / 24.379 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power84.6 kW / 113.5 hp / 113.5 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque155.0 N·m / 114.3 lb·ft / 114.3 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)32.7 kW / 43.9 hp / 43.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output52.9 kW/l / 1.163 bhp/cu in / 1.163 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque97.0 N·m/l / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in / 0.85 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) speed180 km/h / 112 mph / 112 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio90.8 kW/ton / 68.8 bhp/ton / 68.8 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h13.60 s / 13.60 s / 13.60 sFuel 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 emissions146 g/km / 235 g/mi / 235 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/55 R 16 HTyres rear205/55 R 16 H
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Opel Astra GTC 1.6 ECOTEC

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