Key facts

Opel Vectra Hatchback 1.6i, 1994 MY information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4350 mm
How heavy?
1045 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1598 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
71 PS / 70 bhp / 52 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
128 Nm / 94 / 13.1 kgm @ 2800 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 14.5 s
How fast?
176 km/h, 109 mph
How economical?
4.8/6.1/8.4 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban per ECE


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1994 Opel Vectra Hatchback 1.6i technical specifications


The Opel Vectra Hatchback 1.6i is a front wheel drive motor vehicle, with the motor positioned in the front, and a 5 door hatchback body.
Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.6 litre, single overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 70 bhp (71 PS/52 kW) of power at 5000 rpm, and maximum torque of 128 N·m (94 lb·ft/13.1 kgm) at 2800 rpm.
A 5 speed manual gearbox transmits the power to the driven wheels.
It weighs a claimed 1045 kg at the kerb.
The Opel Vectra Hatchback 1.6i is claimed to attain a top speed of 176 km/h (109 mph), claimed fuel consumption figures are 4.8/6.1/8.4 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban per ECE.
1994 Opel Vectra Hatchback 1.6i data
Opel Vectra Hatchback 1.6i, 1994 MY data
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2600 102.4
Track/tread (front) 1420 55.9
Track/tread (rear) 1423 56
Length 4350 171.3
Width 1700 66.9
Height 1400 55.1
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.67
Kerb weight 1045 kg 2304 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 61 litres 13.4 UK Gal 16.1 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Opel
Engine code X16SZ
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
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
71 PS (70 bhp) (52 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output
43.8 bhp/litre
0.72 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
128 Nm (94 ft·lb) (13.1 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
80.1 Nm/litre
0.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1006.6 kPa (146 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 399.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 14.5 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 176 km/h (109 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 67.92 PS/g
49.95 kW/g
66.99 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 20.02 kg/kW
33.44 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 4.8/6.1/8.4 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban per ECE
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km4.8/6.1/8.4 l/100km 90kmph/120kmph/urban
km per litre20.8/16.4/11.9 km/l 90kmph/120kmph/urban
UK MPG58.9/46.3/33.6 UK MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
US MPG49.0/38.6/28.0 US MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 173.77 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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
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
Final drive ratio
general ID323268
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1994 Opel Vectra Hatchback 1.6i added 2013-03-20.
Last modified 2013-03-20.

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