Key facts

2009 Opel Insignia 1.6 Turbo ECOTEC information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4830 mm
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1598 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
180 PS / 177.5 bhp / 132 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
230 Nm / 170 / 23.5 kgm @ 2200-5500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 8.9 s
How fast?
225 km/h, 140 mph
How economical?
10.7/6.0/7.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
181.0 CO2 g/km


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2009 Opel Insignia 1.6 Turbo ECOTEC technical specifications


The Insignia 1.6 Turbo ECOTEC is a front wheel drive hatchback automobile with a front placed engine, manufactured by Opel.
Its engine is a turbocharged petrol, 1.6 litre, double overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. In this application it produces 177.5 bhp (180 PS/132 kW) of power at 5500 rpm, and maximum torque of 230 N·m (170 lb·ft/23.5 kgm) at 2200-5500 rpm.
This power is delivered to the wheels through a 6 speed manual transmission.
Maximum stated speed is 225 km/h, which equates to 140 mph, officially stated fuel consumption is 10.7/6.0/7.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 181.0 g/km.
2009 Opel Insignia 1.6 Turbo ECOTEC data
2009 Opel Insignia 1.6 Turbo ECOTEC data
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2737 107.8
Track/tread (front) 1585 62.4
Track/tread (rear) 1587 62.5
Length 4830 190.2
Width 1858 73.1
Height 1498 59
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.27
Frontal area
engine type turbocharged 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
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 180 PS (177.5 bhp) (132 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 111.1 bhp/litre
1.82 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 230 Nm (170 ft·lb) (23.5 kgm)
at 2200-5500 rpm
Specific torque 143.93 Nm/litre
1.74 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1808.7 kPa (262.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 399.5 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 8.9 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 225 km/h (140 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 10.7/6.0/7.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km10.7/6.0/7.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre9.3/16.7/13.0 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG26.4/47.1/36.7 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG22.0/39.2/30.5 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 181.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 178.64 g/km
VED band (UK) I
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 225/55 R 17 W
Tyres rear 225/55 R 17 W
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID196262
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2009 Opel Insignia 1.6 Turbo ECOTEC added 2009-03-19.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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