Key facts

2003 Opel Astra 1.7 CDTI, 2004 MY Astra H information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4249 mm
How heavy?
1335 kg
What size engine?
1.7 litre, 1686 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
79 PS / 78 bhp / 58 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
170 Nm / 125 ft.lb / 17.3 kgm @ 1800 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 15.00 s
How fast?
168 km/h, 104 mph
How economical?
6.3/4.1/4.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
132 CO2 g/km

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2003 Opel Astra 1.7 CDTI technical specifications

Introduction

The Opel Astra 1.7 CDTI is a hatchback with 5 doors and a front mounted powerplant which delivers its power to the front wheels.
The Opel Astra 1.7 CDTI is one of the Astra H model family from Opel.
Its engine is a turbocharged diesel, 1.7 litre, double overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. This powerplant develops 78 bhp (79 PS/58 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 170 N·m (125 lb·ft/17.3 kgm) at 1800 rpm.
A 5 speed manual gearbox transmits the power to the wheels.
Its quoted kerb weight is 1335 kg.
Its maximum speed claimed is 168 km/h (104 mph), officially quoted fuel consumption figures are 6.3/4.1/4.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 132 g/km.
2003 Opel Astra 1.7 CDTI data
2003 Opel Astra 1.7 CDTI, 2004 MY Astra H data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2614 102.9
Track/tread (front) 1488 58.6
Track/tread (rear) 1488 58.6
Length 4249 167.3
Width 1753 69
Height 1460 57.5
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.63
Kerb weight 1335 kg 2943 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 52 litres 11.4 UK Gal 13.7 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.320
Frontal area 2.11
CdA 0.68
engine
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer Opel
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.7 litre
1686 cc
(102.886 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 79 × 86 mm
3.11 × 3.39 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.92
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(CEE)
79 PS (78 bhp) (58 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(CEE)
46.3 bhp/litre
0.76 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(CEE)
170 Nm (125 ft·lb) (17.3 kgm)
at 1800 rpm
Specific torque
(CEE)
100.83 Nm/litre
1.22 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; aluminium head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 18.4:1
Fuel system common rail direct diesel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1267.1 kPa (183.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 421.5 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Compressor
Intercooler Yes
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 15.00 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 168 km/h (104 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 59.24 PS/g
43.57 kW/g
58.43 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 22.95 kg/kW
38.34 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 6.3/4.1/4.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km6.34.14.9 l100km urbanextra-urbancombined
km per litre15.9/24.4/20.4 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG44.8/68.9/57.6 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG37.3/57.4/48.0 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 132 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 129.85 g/km
VED band (UK) E
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 2.690
Turning circle 11.20 m
Front suspension I.MS.W.
Rear suspension TBAx.CS.
Wheel size front 6.5J x 15
Wheel size rear 6.5J x 15
Tyres front 195/65 R 15 T
Tyres rear 195/65 R 15 T
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 280 mm
Rear brake diameter 264 mm
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.76
Final drive ratio 3.74
general
Carfolio.com ID119031
Production total
Model code
Model family Astra H
RAC rating 15.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2003 Opel Astra 1.7 CDTI added 2004-04-20.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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