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Saturn Astra

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Saturn Astra

3-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, OHC, 1799 cm3 / 109.8 cu in / 109.8 cu in, 104.0 kW / 139.5 hp / 139.5 hp @ 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm, 170.9 N·m / 126.0 lb·ft / 126.0 lb·ft @ 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, consumption 9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)SaturnIssued from2008
ModelAstraIssued until
SerieAstraNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerSaturnCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)2775 l / 98.00 cu ft / 98.00 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4340 mm / 170.9 in / 170.9 inTotal (curb) weight1285 kg / 2833 lb / 2833 lb
Width1760 mm / 69.3 in / 69.3 inDry weight
Height1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inLoad capacity40 kg / 88 lb / 88 lb
Wheelbase2620 mm / 103.1 in / 103.1 inGross (max.) weight1325 kg / 2921 lb / 2921 lb
Track frontTowing weight2041 kg / 4500 lb / 4500 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity46 l / 10.1 UK gal / 12.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.66  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.12 m2 / 22.9 sq ft / 22.9 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 constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1799 cm3 / 109.8 cu in / 109.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignOHCCompression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power104.0 kW / 139.5 hp / 139.5 hp at 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm
AspirationMax. torque170.9 N·m / 126.0 lb·ft / 126.0 lb·ft at 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)41.6 kW / 55.8 hp / 55.8 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output57.8 kW/l / 1.270 bhp/cu in / 1.270 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque95.0 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 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) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio110.5 kW/ton / 83.7 bhp/ton / 83.7 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)9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions220 g/km / 354 g/mi / 354 g/mi (est.)
  Range489 km / 304 mi / 304 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter front308 mm / 12.1 in / 12.1 inBrake diameter rear264 mm / 10.4 in / 10.4 in
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Saturn Astra

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