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Opel Corsa 1.6 Elegance

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 Opel Corsa 1.6 Elegance

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, 1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in, 75.0 kW / 100.6 hp / 100.6 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 139.0 N·m / 102.5 lb·ft / 102.5 lb·ft @ 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 178 km/h / 111 mph / 111 mph top speed, consumption 7.0 l/100km / 40.4 mpg-UK / 33.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)OpelIssued from2005
ModelCorsa 1.6 EleganceIssued until
SerieCorsaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAdam Opel AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)260 l / 9.18 cu ft / 9.18 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4760 l / 168.10 cu ft / 168.10 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1060 l / 37.43 cu ft / 37.43 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length3830 mm / 150.8 in / 150.8 inTotal (curb) weight1074 kg / 2368 lb / 2368 lb
Width1650 mm / 65.0 in / 65.0 inDry weight
Height1440 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2840 mm / 111.8 in / 111.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity45 l / 9.9 UK gal / 11.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.35  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.02 m2 / 21.7 sq ft / 21.7 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) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore79.0 mm / 3.11 in / 3.11 in
FuelStroke81.5 mm / 3.21 in / 3.21 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.97
Fuel supplyEngine displacement1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity399.49 cm3/cylinder / 24.378 cu in/cylinder / 24.378 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio9.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power75.0 kW / 100.6 hp / 100.6 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
AspirationMax. torque139.0 N·m / 102.5 lb·ft / 102.5 lb·ft at 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)30.0 kW / 40.2 hp / 40.2 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output46.9 kW/l / 1.031 bhp/cu in / 1.031 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque87.0 N·m/l / 0.76 lb·ft/cu in / 0.76 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) speed178 km/h / 111 mph / 111 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio95.3 kW/ton / 72.2 bhp/ton / 72.2 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)7.0 l/100km / 40.4 mpg-UK / 33.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range643 km / 400 mi / 400 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering.
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle10.0 m / 32.8 ft / 32.8 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/65-R15Tyres rear165/80-HR13
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Opel Corsa 1.6 Elegance

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