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Skoda Octavia 1.8

(1996 model)

Brief specs of 1996 Skoda Octavia 1.8

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 20-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in, 93.2 kW / 125.0 hp / 125.0 hp @ 5900 rpm / 5900 rpm / 5900 rpm, 169.0 N·m / 124.6 lb·ft / 124.6 lb·ft @ 3530 rpm / 3530 rpm / 3530 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 201 km/h / 125 mph / 125 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)SkodaIssued from1996
ModelOctavia 1.8Issued until
SerieOctaviaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerSkodaCountryCZ

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4511 mm / 177.6 in / 177.6 inTotal (curb) weight1265 kg / 2789 lb / 2789 lb
Width1731 mm / 68.1 in / 68.1 inDry weight
Height1429 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2512 mm / 98.9 in / 98.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.8  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.10 m2 / 22.6 sq ft / 22.6 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 valves20
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder5
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.4 mm / 3.40 in / 3.40 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.94
Fuel supplyEngine displacement1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity445.25 cm3/cylinder / 27.171 cu in/cylinder / 27.171 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power93.2 kW / 125.0 hp / 125.0 hp at 5900 rpm / 5900 rpm / 5900 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque169.0 N·m / 124.6 lb·ft / 124.6 lb·ft at 3530 rpm / 3530 rpm / 3530 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)42.6 kW / 57.1 hp / 57.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output52.3 kW/l / 1.150 bhp/cu in / 1.150 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque94.9 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) speed201 km/h / 125 mph / 125 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)10.30 s / 10.30 s / 10.30 sPower-to-weight ratio98.8 kW/ton / 74.9 bhp/ton / 74.9 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)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Skoda Octavia 1.8

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