Opel Astra Saloon 1.6 16V Automatic, 1997 MY Astra F

This automobile has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front mounted engine driving through the front wheels. It forms part of Opel's Astra F model series. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 1.6 litre capacity. This powerplant features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It produces 99 bhp (100 PS/74 kW) of power at 6200 rpm, and maximum torque of 148 N·m (109 lb·ft/15.1 kgm) at 3500 rpm. The engine drives the wheels by means of a 4 speed automatic gearbox.

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Key facts

Opel Astra Saloon 1.6 16V Automatic, 1997 MY Astra F information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4239 mm
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1598 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
100 PS / 99 bhp / 74 kW @ 6200 rpm
How much torque?
148 Nm / 109 ft.lb / 15.1 kgm @ 3500 rpm
How economical?
12.8/7.0/9.1 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined

Opel Astra F models

5 door hatchback FF 5M 1389 cm3 60 PS 59 bhp 44 kW
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1389 cm3 60 PS 59 bhp 44 kW
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1389 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1389 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW
3 door hatchback FF 4A 1389 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW
5 door hatchback FF 4A 1389 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1598 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1598 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW
5 door hatchback FF 4A 1598 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW
3 door hatchback FF 4A 1598 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1700 cm3 82 PS 81 bhp 60 kW
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1700 cm3 82 PS 81 bhp 60 kW
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1700 cm3 68 PS 67 bhp 50 kW
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1700 cm3 68 PS 67 bhp 50 kW
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1799 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1389 cm3 60 PS 59 bhp 44 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1389 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 4A 1389 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1598 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 4A 1598 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1700 cm3 82 PS 81 bhp 60 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1700 cm3 68 PS 67 bhp 50 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1799 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1998 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1998 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1389 cm3 60 PS 59 bhp 44 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1389 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 1389 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1598 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1700 cm3 82 PS 81 bhp 60 kW

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1997 Opel Astra Saloon 1.6 16V Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2517 99.1
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4239 166.9
Width 1688 66.5
Height 1410 55.5
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
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 1.6 litre
1598 cc
(97.516 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 79 × 81.5 mm
3.11 × 3.21 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.97
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 100 PS (99 bhp) (74 kW)
at 6200 rpm
Specific output 62 bhp/litre
1.02 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 148 Nm (109 ft·lb) (15.1 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque 92.62 Nm/litre
1.12 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio
Fuel system MPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1163.8 kPa (168.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 399.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 12.8/7.0/9.1 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km12.8/7.0/9.1 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre7.8/14.3/11.0 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG22.1/40.4/31.0 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG18.4/33.6/25.8 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 211.12 g/km
VED band (UK)
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 5½J x 14
Wheel size rear 5½J x 14
Tyres front 175/65 R 14 82H
Tyres rear 175/65 R 14 82H
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 256 mm
Rear brake diameter 200 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID267432
Production total
Model code
Model family Astra F
RAC rating 15.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1997 Opel Astra Saloon 1.6 16V Automatic added 2012-03-11.
Last modified 2013-02-28.