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Opel Astra 1.4

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Opel Astra 1.4

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1363 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, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 178 km/h / 111 mph / 111 mph top speed, consumption 6.3 l/100km / 44.8 mpg-UK / 37.3 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)OpelIssued from2008
ModelAstra 1.4Issued until
SerieAstraNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAdam Opel AGCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)350 l / 12.36 cu ft / 12.36 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4750 l / 167.74 cu ft / 167.74 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1300 l / 45.91 cu ft / 45.91 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length3510 mm / 138.2 in / 138.2 inTotal (curb) weight1230 kg / 2712 lb / 2712 lb
Width1760 mm / 69.3 in / 69.3 inDry weight
Height1700 mm / 66.9 in / 66.9 inLoad capacity475 kg / 1047 lb / 1047 lb
Wheelbase2620 mm / 103.1 in / 103.1 inGross (max.) weight1705 kg / 3759 lb / 3759 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 ratio1.34  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.54 m2 / 27.4 sq ft / 27.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.76 m2 / 8.2 sq ft / 8.2 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)19.0 kW / 25.4 hp / 25.4 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore73.4 mm / 2.89 in / 2.89 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke80.6 mm / 3.17 in / 3.17 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 95Bore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1363 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 DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression 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.)
CoolantSpecific output48.4 kW/l / 1.064 bhp/cu in / 1.064 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque91.7 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 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 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)6.3 l/100km / 44.8 mpg-UK / 37.3 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions125 g/km / 201 g/mi / 201 g/mi
  Range825 km / 513 mi / 513 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering Power assisted steering Traction control. Electronic stabilisation program (
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontWishbone (A-arm, control arm)Suspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front190/65-R15Tyres rear
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

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