Key facts

Opel Astra 1.8 ECOTEC Automatic, 2008 MY Astra H information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4249 mm
What size engine?
1.8 litre, 1796 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
140 PS / 138 bhp / 103 kW @ 6300 rpm
How much torque?
175 Nm / 129 ft.lb / 17.8 kgm @ 3800 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 11.50 s
How fast?
188 km/h, 117 mph
How economical?
10.5/6.2/7.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
186 CO2 g/km

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2008 Opel Astra 1.8 ECOTEC Automatic technical specifications

Introduction

The Opel Astra 1.8 ECOTEC is a hatchback with 5 doors and a front mounted powerplant which delivers its power through the front wheels.
The Astra 1.8 ECOTEC forms part of Opel's Astra H series of cars.
Powering the Opel Astra 1.8 ECOTEC is a double overhead camshaft, 1.8 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder motor, with 4 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 138 bhp (140 PS/103 kW) at 6300 rpm and 175 N·m (129 lb·ft/17.8 kgm) at 3800 rpm respectively.
A 4 speed automatic gearbox transfers the power to the wheels.
Maximum speed claimed is 188 km/h, which is 117 mph, manufacturer claimed fuel consumption figures are 10.5/6.2/7.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 186 g/km.
2008 Opel Astra 1.8 ECOTEC Automatic data
Opel Astra 1.8 ECOTEC Automatic, 2008 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
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 52 litres 11.4 UK Gal 13.7 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Opel
Engine code
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 140 PS (138 bhp) (103 kW)
at 6300 rpm
Specific output 76.8 bhp/litre
1.26 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 175 Nm (129 ft·lb) (17.8 kgm)
at 3800 rpm
Specific torque 97.44 Nm/litre
1.18 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1224.5 kPa (177.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
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 11.50 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 188 km/h (117 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 10.5/6.2/7.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km10.5/6.2/7.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre9.5/16.1/12.8 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG26.9/45.6/36.2 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG22.4/37.9/30.2 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 186 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 180.96 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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 195/65 R 15 V
Tyres rear 195/65 R 15 V
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID190410
Production total
Model code
Model family Astra H
RAC rating 16.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2008 Opel Astra 1.8 ECOTEC Automatic added 2008-10-26.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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