Opel Astra 1.8 ECOTEC Automatic, 2008 MY Astra H

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 186.0 g/km.

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

What body style?
5 door 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: 11.5 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?
186.0 CO2 g/km

Opel Astra H models

5 door hatchback FF 6M 1686 cm3 125 PS 123 bhp 92 kW 143.0 CO2 1400 kg
5 door hatchback FF 6M 1686 cm3 110 PS 108 bhp 81 kW 138.0 CO2 1385 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1796 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 169.0 CO2 1300 kg
5 door hatchback FF 6M 1910 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 154.0 CO2 1360 kg
3 door hatchback FF 6M 1248 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 137.0 CO2 1330 kg
3 door hatchback FF 6A 1248 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 138.0 CO2
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1364 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 146.0 CO2
3 door hatchback FF 5A 1364 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 141.0 CO2
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1598 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 146.0 CO2 1250 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5A 1598 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 151.0 CO2
3 door hatchback FF 6M 1686 cm3 125 PS 123 bhp 92 kW 143.0 CO2 1380 kg
3 door hatchback FF 6M 1686 cm3 110 PS 108 bhp 81 kW 143.0 CO2 1365 kg
3 door hatchback FF 4A 1796 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 186.0 CO2
3 door hatchback FF 6A 1910 cm3 120 PS 118 bhp 88 kW 186.0 CO2 1408 kg
3 door hatchback FF 6M 1910 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 154.0 CO2 1405 kg
3 door hatchback FF 6M 1910 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 154.0 CO2 1360 kg
Opel Astra  -
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1598 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 169.0 CO2
Opel Astra  -
5 door hatchback FF 6M 1598 cm3 180 PS 177.5 bhp 132 kW 185.0 CO2
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 5M 1598 cm3 105 PS 104 bhp 78 kW 168.0 CO2 1515 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 5M 1796 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 185.0 CO2
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 4A 1796 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 194.0 CO2
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 6M 1910 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 165.0 CO2 1683 kg
Opel Astra Twin Top 2.0 Turbo -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 6M 1998 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 221.0 CO2
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 6M 1998 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW 228.0 CO2
3 door hatchback FF 6M 1248 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 130.0 CO2 1310 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1364 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 151.0 CO2 1210 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1598 cm3 105 PS 104 bhp 78 kW 158.0 CO2 1245 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5SA 1598 cm3 105 PS 104 bhp 78 kW 156.0 CO2 1245 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1686 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 135.0 CO2 1315 kg
3 door hatchback FF 6M 1686 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 135.0 CO2 1345 kg

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2008 Opel Astra 1.8 ECOTEC Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2614 mm 102.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1488 mm 58.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1488 mm 58.6 inches
Length 4249 mm 167.3 inches
Width 1753 mm 69 inches
Height 1460 mm 57.5 inches
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
Valve gear 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 11.5 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/100km10.5/6.2/7.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/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 186.0 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
Braked area
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.