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Opel Astra 1.4 Essentia

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Opel Astra 1.4 Essentia

4-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, 4-cylinder 64-valve straight (inline) engine, 1364 cm3 / 83.2 cu in / 83.2 cu in, 66.0 kW / 88.5 hp / 88.5 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 125.0 N·m / 92.2 lb·ft / 92.2 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, front wheel drive, 178 km/h / 111 mph / 111 mph top speed, consumption 7.5 l/100km / 37.7 mpg-UK / 31.4 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)OpelIssued from2006
ModelAstra 1.4 EssentiaIssued until
SerieAstraNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAdam Opel AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)350 l / 12.36 cu ft / 12.36 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4760 l / 168.10 cu ft / 168.10 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1300 l / 45.91 cu ft / 45.91 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4260 mm / 167.7 in / 167.7 inTotal (curb) weight1230 kg / 2712 lb / 2712 lb
Width1760 mm / 69.3 in / 69.3 inDry weight
Height1470 mm / 57.9 in / 57.9 inLoad capacitykg / lb / lb
Wheelbase2620 mm / 103.1 in / 103.1 inGross (max.) weight1230 kg / 2712 lb / 2712 lb
Track frontTowing weight1000 kg / 2205 lb / 2205 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity52 l / 11.4 UK gal / 13.7 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.63  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.20 m2 / 23.7 sq ft / 23.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.66 m2 / 7.1 sq ft / 7.1 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.4 kW / 22.0 hp / 22.0 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves64
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder16
Engine constructionBore73.4 mm / 2.89 in / 2.89 in
FuelStroke80.6 mm / 3.17 in / 3.17 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1364 cm3 / 83.2 cu in / 83.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity341.05 cm3/cylinder / 20.812 cu in/cylinder / 20.812 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power66.0 kW / 88.5 hp / 88.5 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationMax. torque125.0 N·m / 92.2 lb·ft / 92.2 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)26.4 kW / 35.4 hp / 35.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output48.4 kW/l / 1.063 bhp/cu in / 1.063 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque91.6 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed178 km/h / 111 mph / 111 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio73.2 kW/ton / 55.5 bhp/ton / 55.5 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)7.5 l/100km / 37.7 mpg-UK / 31.4 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions187 g/km / 301 g/mi / 301 g/mi
  Range693 km / 431 mi / 431 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering.
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/65R15-91TTyres rear195/65R15-91T
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Opel Astra 1.4 Essentia

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