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Opel Insignia 1.8 ECOTEC

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Opel Insignia 1.8 ECOTEC

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), 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, 102.9 kW / 138.0 hp / 138.0 hp @ 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm, 175.0 N·m / 129.1 lb·ft / 129.1 lb·ft @ 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 206 km/h / 128 mph / 128 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)OpelIssued from2008
ModelInsignia 1.8 ECOTECIssued until
SerieInsigniaNumber 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

Length4830 mm / 190.2 in / 190.2 inTotal (curb) weight
Width1856 mm / 73.1 in / 73.1 inDry weight
Height1498 mm / 59.0 in / 59.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2737 mm / 107.8 in / 107.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1585 mm / 62.4 in / 62.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1587 mm / 62.5 in / 62.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.76  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.27Frontal area (A)2.36 m2 / 25.4 sq ft / 25.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.64 m2 / 6.9 sq ft / 6.9 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.9 kW / 21.3 hp / 21.3 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerOpelValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore80.5 mm / 3.17 in / 3.17 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.2 mm / 3.47 in / 3.47 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplyEFIEngine 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 power102.9 kW / 138.0 hp / 138.0 hp at 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque175.0 N·m / 129.1 lb·ft / 129.1 lb·ft at 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)41.2 kW / 55.2 hp / 55.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output57.3 kW/l / 1.259 bhp/cu in / 1.259 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque97.4 N·m/l / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed206 km/h / 128 mph / 128 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/h11.50 s / 11.50 s / 11.50 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 emissions184 g/km / 296 g/mi / 296 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front215/60 R 16Tyres rear215/60 R 16
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Opel Insignia 1.8 ECOTEC

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