Key facts

1991 Opel Astra 1.7 Turbo Diesel Astra F information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4050 mm
How heavy?
1130 kg
What size engine?
1.7 litre, 1686 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
83 PS / 82 bhp / 61 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
168 Nm / 124 / 17.1 kgm @ 2400 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 12.3 s
How fast?
169 km/h, 105 mph


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1991 Opel Astra 1.7 Turbo Diesel technical specifications


The Astra 1.7 Turbo Diesel is an automobile from Opel, with front wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 5 door hatchback body style.
It is part of Opel's Astra F series.
Powering the Opel Astra 1.7 Turbo Diesel is a single overhead camshaft, 1.7 litre turbocharged 4 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 82 bhp (83 PS/61 kW) at 4400 rpm and 168 N·m (124 lb·ft/17.1 kgm) at 2400 rpm respectively.
The power is supplied to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox.
The stated weight at the kerb is 1130 kg.
Maximum claimed speed is 169 km/h or 105 mph.
1991 Opel Astra 1.7 Turbo Diesel data
1991 Opel Astra 1.7 Turbo Diesel Astra F data
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2520 99.2
Track/tread (front) 1424 56.1
Track/tread (rear) 1423 56
Length 4050 159.4
Width 1688 66.5
Height 1422 56
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.61
Kerb weight 1130 kg 2491 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
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
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
83 PS (82 bhp) (61 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
48.6 bhp/litre
0.8 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
168 Nm (124 ft·lb) (17.1 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
99.64 Nm/litre
1.2 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 22:1
Fuel system Bo diesel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1252.2 kPa (181.6 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 12.3 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 169 km/h (105 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 73.58 PS/g
54.11 kW/g
72.57 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 18.48 kg/kW
30.87 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.TA.TB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.71
Final drive ratio 3.72
general ID23298
Production total
Model code
Model family Astra F
RAC rating 15.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1991 Opel Astra 1.7 Turbo Diesel added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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