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Opel Vectra 2.8 Automatic

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 Opel Vectra 2.8 Automatic

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2792 cm3 / 170.4 cu in / 170.4 cu in, 169.3 kW / 227.0 hp / 227.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 330.0 N·m / 243.4 lb·ft / 243.4 lb·ft @ 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 10.9 l/100km / 25.9 mpg-UK / 21.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)OpelIssued from2005
ModelVectra 2.8 AutomaticIssued until
SerieVectraNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAdam Opel AGCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4611 mm / 181.5 in / 181.5 inTotal (curb) weight1590 kg / 3505 lb / 3505 lb
Width1798 mm / 70.8 in / 70.8 inDry weight
Height1460 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2700 mm / 106.3 in / 106.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1536 mm / 60.5 in / 60.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1525 mm / 60.0 in / 60.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity61 l / 13.4 UK gal / 16.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.29Frontal area (A)2.18 m2 / 23.5 sq ft / 23.5 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.63 m2 / 6.8 sq ft / 6.8 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.7 kW / 21.0 hp / 21.0 hp

Engine

Engine Code2.8 ECOTECTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerOpelValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionaluminium block & headBore89.0 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke74.8 mm / 2.94 in / 2.94 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.19
Fuel supplySMPFiEngine displacement2792 cm3 / 170.4 cu in / 170.4 cu in
Engine Main bearings4Unitary capacity465.33 cm3/cylinder / 28.396 cu in/cylinder / 28.396 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power169.3 kW / 227.0 hp / 227.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque330.0 N·m / 243.4 lb·ft / 243.4 lb·ft at 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercooleryesMax. net output (power at the wheels)87.6 kW / 117.5 hp / 117.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output60.6 kW/l / 1.333 bhp/cu in / 1.333 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque118.2 N·m/l / 1.03 lb·ft/cu in / 1.03 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.69
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.2

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio142.8 kW/ton / 108.2 bhp/ton / 108.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h7.70 s / 7.70 s / 7.70 sFuel consumption, City (urban)17.1 l/100km / 16.5 mpg-UK / 13.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)7.3 l/100km / 38.7 mpg-UK / 32.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)10.9 l/100km / 25.9 mpg-UK / 21.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions262 g/km / 422 g/mi / 422 g/mi
  Range560 km / 348 mi / 348 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.75Turning circle11.5 m / 37.7 ft / 37.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), MacPherson strut, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front6.5J x 16Wheels rear6.5J x 16
Tyres front215/55 R 16 VTyres rear215/55 R 16 V
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front314 mm / 12.4 in / 12.4 inBrake diameter rear292 mm / 11.5 in / 11.5 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Opel Vectra 2.8 Automatic

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