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Opel Signum 1.8

(2003 model)

Brief specs of 2003 Opel Signum 1.8

5-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1796 cm3 / 109.6 cu in / 109.6 cu in, 89.5 kW / 120.0 hp / 120.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 167.0 N·m / 123.2 lb·ft / 123.2 lb·ft @ 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 197 km/h / 122 mph / 122 mph top speed, consumption 7.9 l/100km / 35.8 mpg-UK / 29.8 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)OpelIssued from2003
ModelSignum 1.8Issued until
SerieSignumNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAdam Opel AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)365 l / 12.89 cu ft / 12.89 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4460 l / 157.50 cu ft / 157.50 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1410 l / 49.79 cu ft / 49.79 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4636 mm / 182.5 in / 182.5 inTotal (curb) weight1480 kg / 3263 lb / 3263 lb
Width1796 mm / 70.7 in / 70.7 inDry weight
Height1466 mm / 57.7 in / 57.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2830 mm / 111.4 in / 111.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1524 mm / 60.0 in / 60.0 inTowing weight1400 kg / 3086 lb / 3086 lb
Track rear1512 mm / 59.5 in / 59.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.33Frontal area (A)2.20 m2 / 23.7 sq ft / 23.7 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.73 m2 / 7.9 sq ft / 7.9 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)18.1 kW / 24.3 hp / 24.3 hp

Engine

Engine Code1.8 ECOTECTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerOpelValves per cylinder4
Engine constructioncast iron block; aluminium headBore80.5 mm / 3.17 in / 3.17 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.2 mm / 3.47 in / 3.47 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 95Bore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplySMPFiEngine displacement1796 cm3 / 109.6 cu in / 109.6 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity449.00 cm3/cylinder / 27.400 cu in/cylinder / 27.400 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power89.5 kW / 120.0 hp / 120.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque167.0 N·m / 123.2 lb·ft / 123.2 lb·ft at 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)53.9 kW / 72.2 hp / 72.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output49.8 kW/l / 1.095 bhp/cu in / 1.095 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque93.0 N·m/l / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.89
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.94

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed197 km/h / 122 mph / 122 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio81.1 kW/ton / 61.4 bhp/ton / 61.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h12.20 s / 12.20 s / 12.20 sFuel consumption, City (urban)11.1 l/100km / 25.4 mpg-UK / 21.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)6.1 l/100km / 46.3 mpg-UK / 38.6 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)7.9 l/100km / 35.8 mpg-UK / 29.8 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions189 g/km / 304 g/mi / 304 g/mi
  Range759 km / 472 mi / 472 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.75Turning circle11.9 m / 39.0 ft / 39.0 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm)Suspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Coil springs
Wheels front6.5J x 16Wheels rear6.5J x 16
Tyres front215/55 R 16 HTyres rear215/55 R 16 H
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front285 mm / 11.2 in / 11.2 inBrake diameter rear278 mm / 10.9 in / 10.9 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Opel Signum 1.8

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