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Renault Vel Satis 3.0 dCi

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Renault Vel Satis 3.0 dCi

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), diesel 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2958 cm3 / 180.5 cu in / 180.5 cu in, 132.7 kW / 178.0 hp / 178.0 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft @ 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 212 km/h / 132 mph / 132 mph top speed, consumption 8.7 l/100km / 32.5 mpg-UK / 27.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)RenaultIssued from2006
ModelVel Satis 3.0 dCiIssued until
SerieVel SatisNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBJRS0CBody designation
ManufacturerRenaultCountryFR,BR,AR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4860 mm / 191.3 in / 191.3 inTotal (curb) weight1735 kg / 3825 lb / 3825 lb
Width1860 mm / 73.2 in / 73.2 inDry weight
Height1577 mm / 62.1 in / 62.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2840 mm / 111.8 in / 111.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1575 mm / 62.0 in / 62.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1550 mm / 61.0 in / 61.0 inWeight distribution (front)62.5 % / 62.5 % / 62.5 %
Ground clearanceFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.352Frontal area (A)2.37 m2 / 25.5 sq ft / 25.5 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.83 m2 / 8.9 sq ft / 8.9 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)20.6 kW / 27.7 hp / 27.7 hp

Engine

Engine CodeP9XTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore87.5 mm / 3.44 in / 3.44 in
FueldieselStroke82.0 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.07
Fuel supplycommon rail direct diesel injectionEngine displacement2958 cm3 / 180.5 cu in / 180.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity493.00 cm3/cylinder / 30.085 cu in/cylinder / 30.085 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio18.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power132.7 kW / 178.0 hp / 178.0 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft at 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)72.5 kW / 97.2 hp / 97.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output44.9 kW/l / 0.986 bhp/cu in / 0.986 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque135.2 N·m/l / 1.18 lb·ft/cu in / 1.18 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

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

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed212 km/h / 132 mph / 132 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio102.6 kW/ton / 77.7 bhp/ton / 77.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h10.40 s / 10.40 s / 10.40 sFuel consumption, City (urban)12.0 l/100km / 23.5 mpg-UK / 19.6 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)6.9 l/100km / 40.9 mpg-UK / 34.1 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)8.7 l/100km / 32.5 mpg-UK / 27.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions232 g/km / 373 g/mi / 373 g/mi
  Range920 km / 571 mi / 571 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Coil springs
Wheels front7.5J x 18Wheels rear7.5J x 18
Tyres front245/45 R 18Tyres rear245/45 R 18
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front324 mm / 12.8 in / 12.8 inBrake diameter rear300 mm / 11.8 in / 11.8 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Renault Vel Satis 3.0 dCi

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