Key facts

Opel Astra 1.7 CDTI ECOTEC, 2008 MY Astra H information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4249 mm
How heavy?
1385 kg
What size engine?
1.7 litre, 1686 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
110 PS / 108 bhp / 81 kW @ 3800 rpm
How much torque?
260 Nm / 192 / 26.5 kgm @ 2300 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 11.7 s
How fast?
185 km/h, 115 mph
What carbon dioxide emissions?
138.0 CO2 g/km


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2008 Opel Astra 1.7 CDTI ECOTEC technical specifications


This vehicle has a 5 door hatchback type body with a front positioned engine powering the front wheels.
It forms part of Opel's Astra H series.
Its engine is a turbocharged diesel, 1.7 litre, double overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. This unit develops 108 bhp (110 PS/81 kW) of power at 3800 rpm, and maximum torque of 260 N·m (192 lb·ft/26.5 kgm) at 2300 rpm.
A 6 speed manual transmission transmits the power to the wheels.
The Opel Astra 1.7 CDTI ECOTEC weighs a claimed 1385 kg at the kerb.
Top quoted speed is 185 km/h, which equates to 115 mph, and carbon dioxide emissions are 138.0 g/km.
2008 Opel Astra 1.7 CDTI ECOTEC data
Opel Astra 1.7 CDTI ECOTEC, 2008 MY Astra H data
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
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 1385 kg 3053 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 52 litres 11.4 UK Gal 13.7 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
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 110 PS (108 bhp) (81 kW)
at 3800 rpm
Specific output 64.1 bhp/litre
1.05 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 260 Nm (192 ft·lb) (26.5 kgm)
at 2300 rpm
Specific torque 154.21 Nm/litre
1.86 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 18.4:1
Fuel system common rail direct diesel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1937.9 kPa (281.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 421.5 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 11.7 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 185 km/h (115 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 79.06 PS/g
58.15 kW/g
77.98 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17.2 kg/kW
28.73 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions 138.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK) E
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
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID190454
Production total
Model code
Model family Astra H
RAC rating 15.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2008 Opel Astra 1.7 CDTI ECOTEC added 2008-10-26.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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