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Opel Vectra Caravan Comfort 2.5 V6 Automatic

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 Opel Vectra Caravan Comfort 2.5 V6 Automatic

5-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2597 cm3 / 158.5 cu in / 158.5 cu in, 126.8 kW / 170.0 hp / 170.0 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 250.0 N·m / 184.4 lb·ft / 184.4 lb·ft @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 218 km/h / 135 mph / 135 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)OpelIssued from2001
ModelVectra Caravan Comfort 2.5 V6 AutomaticIssued until
SerieVectraNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAdam Opel AGCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4490 mm / 176.8 in / 176.8 inTotal (curb) weight1525 kg / 3362 lb / 3362 lb
Width1707 mm / 67.2 in / 67.2 inDry weight
Height1425 mm / 56.1 in / 56.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2637 mm / 103.8 in / 103.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1464 mm / 57.6 in / 57.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1463 mm / 57.6 in / 57.6 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.32Frontal area (A)2.06 m2 / 22.2 sq ft / 22.2 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.66 m2 / 7.1 sq ft / 7.1 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.4 kW / 22.0 hp / 22.0 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerOpelValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore83.2 mm / 3.28 in / 3.28 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke79.6 mm / 3.13 in / 3.13 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.05
Fuel supplyBo Motronic M 3.1.1 fuel inj.Engine displacement2597 cm3 / 158.5 cu in / 158.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity432.83 cm3/cylinder / 26.413 cu in/cylinder / 26.413 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power126.8 kW / 170.0 hp / 170.0 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque250.0 N·m / 184.4 lb·ft / 184.4 lb·ft at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)69.3 kW / 92.9 hp / 92.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output48.8 kW/l / 1.073 bhp/cu in / 1.073 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque96.3 N·m/l / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.81

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed218 km/h / 135 mph / 135 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio111.5 kW/ton / 84.5 bhp/ton / 84.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h9.50 s / 9.50 s / 9.50 sFuel 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-lock2.97Turning circle11.3 m / 37.1 ft / 37.1 ft
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 Opel Vectra Caravan Comfort 2.5 V6 Automatic

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