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Opel Astra 1.4 16V, 1997 MY Astra F information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4051 mm
What size engine?
1.4 litre, 1389 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
90 PS / 89 bhp / 66 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
125 Nm / 92 / 12.7 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 13.00 s
How fast?
178 km/h, 111 mph
How economical?
11.3/6.0/8.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined


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1997 Opel Astra 1.4 16V technical specifications


The Astra 1.4 16V is a motor vehicle from Opel, with front wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 3 door hatchback body style.
The Opel Astra 1.4 16V belongs to the Astra F range of cars from Opel.
Power is supplied by a double overhead camshaft, 1.4 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder engine, with 4 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 89 bhp (90 PS/66 kW) at 6000 rpm and 125 N·m (92 lb·ft/12.7 kgm) at 4000 rpm respectively.
The power is delivered to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission.
Maximum stated speed is 178 km/h, which equates to 111 mph, official fuel consumption is 11.3/6.0/8.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined.
1997 Opel Astra 1.4 16V data
Opel Astra 1.4 16V, 1997 MY Astra F data
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2517 99.1
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4051 159.5
Width 1688 66.5
Height 1410 55.5
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.61
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 52 litres 11.4 UK Gal 13.7 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Opel
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.4 litre
1389 cc
(84.762 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 77.6 × 73.4 mm
3.06 × 2.89 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.06
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 90 PS (89 bhp) (66 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 64.1 bhp/litre
1.05 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 125 Nm (92 ft·lb) (12.7 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque 89.99 Nm/litre
1.09 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio
Fuel system MPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1130.9 kPa (164 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 347.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 13.00 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 178 km/h (111 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 11.3/6.0/8.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km11.36.08.0 l100km urbanextra-urbancombined
km per litre8.8/16.7/12.5 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG25.0/47.1/35.3 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG20.8/39.2/29.4 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 185.60 g/km
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 5½J x 14
Wheel size rear 5½J x 14
Tyres front 175/65 R 14 82T
Tyres rear 175/65 R 14 82T
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 236 mm
Rear brake diameter 200 mm
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID267366
Production total
Model code
Model family Astra F
RAC rating 14.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1997 Opel Astra 1.4 16V added 2012-03-11.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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