Key facts

Opel Vectra 1.6, 1999 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4495 mm
How heavy?
1198 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1598 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
75 PS / 74 bhp / 55 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
128 Nm / 94 / 13.1 kgm @ 2800 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 15.5 s
How fast?
175 km/h, 109 mph
How economical?
10.4/5.7/7.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined


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1999 Opel Vectra 1.6 technical specifications


The Opel Vectra 1.6 is a 4 door saloon-bodied car with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels.
The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 1.6 litre capacity. This unit features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 74 bhp (75 PS/55 kW) of power at 5200 rpm, and maximum torque of 128 N·m (94 lb·ft/13.1 kgm) at 2800 rpm.
This power is delivered to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual gearbox.
The claimed kerb weight is 1198 kg.
Maximum quoted speed is 175 km/h (109 mph), stated fuel consumption figures are 10.4/5.7/7.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined.
1999 Opel Vectra 1.6 data
Opel Vectra 1.6, 1999 MY data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2637 103.8
Track/tread (front) 1464 57.6
Track/tread (rear) 1459 57.4
Length 4495 177
Width 1707 67.2
Height 1425 56.1
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight 1198 kg 2641 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Opel
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1598 cc
(97.516 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 79 × 81.5 mm
3.11 × 3.21 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.97
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
75 PS (74 bhp) (55 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output
46.3 bhp/litre
0.76 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
128 Nm (94 ft·lb) (13.1 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
80.1 Nm/litre
0.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.6:1
Fuel system SFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1006.6 kPa (146 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 399.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 15.5 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 175 km/h (109 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 62.63 PS/g
46.06 kW/g
61.77 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 21.71 kg/kW
36.26 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 10.4/5.7/7.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km10.4/5.7/7.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre9.6/17.5/13.5 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG27.2/49.6/38.2 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG22.6/41.3/31.8 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 171.68 g/km
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6J x 15
Wheel size rear 6J x 15
Tyres front 195/65 R 15
Tyres rear 195/65 R 15
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio 4.18
general ID165726
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1999 Opel Vectra 1.6 added 2007-11-29.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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