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Key facts

2003 Opel Meriva Essentia 1.8 information summary

What body style?
multi-purpose vehicle with 4/5 seats
How long?
4042 mm
How heavy?
1380 kg
What size engine?
1.8 litre, 1796 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
125 PS / 123 bhp / 92 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
165 Nm / 122 ft.lb / 16.8 kgm @ 4600 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 11.30 s
How fast?
192 km/h, 119 mph
How economical?
10.9/6.6/8.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
196 CO2 g/km

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2003 Opel Meriva Essentia 1.8 technical specifications

Introduction

The Meriva Essentia 1.8 is an automobile from Opel, with front wheel drive, a front located engine and a 5 door multi-purpose vehicle body style.
The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 1.8 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 123 bhp (125 PS/92 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 165 N·m (122 lb·ft/16.8 kgm) at 4600 rpm.
A 5 speed manual transmission transfers the power to the wheels.
The quoted kerb weight is 1380 kg.
Maximum claimed speed is 192 km/h or 119 mph, quoted fuel consumption figures are 10.9/6.6/8.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 196 g/km.
2003 Opel Meriva Essentia 1.8 data
2003 Opel Meriva Essentia 1.8 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater multi-purpose vehicle
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2630 103.5
Track/tread (front) 1449 57
Track/tread (rear) 1464 57.6
Length 4042 159.1
Width 1694 66.7
Height 1624 63.9
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.54
Kerb weight 1380 kg 3042 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 53 litres 11.7 UK Gal 14 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.320
Frontal area 2.34
CdA 0.75
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Opel
Engine code 1.8 ECOTEC
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.8 litre
1796 cc
(109.599 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 80.5 × 88.2 mm
3.17 × 3.47 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.91
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(CEE)
125 PS (123 bhp) (92 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
(CEE)
68.5 bhp/litre
1.12 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(CEE)
165 Nm (122 ft·lb) (16.8 kgm)
at 4600 rpm
Specific torque
(CEE)
91.87 Nm/litre
1.11 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system SMPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1154.5 kPa (167.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 449 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 11.30 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 192 km/h (119 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 90.37 PS/g
66.46 kW/g
89.13 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.05 kg/kW
25.13 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 10.9/6.6/8.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km10.9/6.6/8.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre9.2/15.2/12.2 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG25.9/42.8/34.4 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG21.6/35.6/28.7 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 196 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 190.24 g/km
VED band (UK) J
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 10.90 m
Front suspension I.W.ARB.
Rear suspension I.CompoundLi.
Wheel size front 6J x 15
Wheel size rear 6J x 15
Tyres front 185/60 R 15 H
Tyres rear 185/60 R 15 H
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 280 mm
Rear brake diameter 264 mm
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.89
Final drive ratio 3.94
general
Carfolio.com ID108823
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 16.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2003 Opel Meriva Essentia 1.8 added 2003-03-27.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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