Key facts

1996 Rover 220 SDi information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3973 mm
How heavy?
1214 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1994 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
104 PS / 103 bhp / 77 kW @ 4200 rpm
How much torque?
210 Nm / 155 ft.lb / 21.4 kgm @ 2000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 10.70 s
How fast?
185 km/h, 115 mph
How economical?
7.6/4.5/5.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
168 CO2 g/km

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1996 Rover 220 SDi technical specifications

Introduction

The Rover 220 SDi is a 5 door hatchback-bodied car with a front located engine powering the front wheels.
The Rover 220 SDi's engine is a turbocharged diesel, 2 litre, single overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit develops 103 bhp (104 PS/77 kW) of power at 4200 rpm, and maximum torque of 210 N·m (155 lb·ft/21.4 kgm) at 2000 rpm.
The engine transmits power to the wheels compliments of a 5 speed manual gearbox.
Its stated kerb weight is 1214 kg.
Maximum stated speed is 185 km/h, or 115 mph, officially quoted fuel consumption is 7.6/4.5/5.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 168 g/km.
1996 Rover 220 SDi data
1996 Rover 220 SDi data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2502 98.5
Track/tread (front) 1472 58
Track/tread (rear) 1466 57.7
Length 3973 156.4
Width 1688 66.5
Height 1419 55.9
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.59
Kerb weight 1214 kg 2676 lb
Weight distribution 63.00 % front
fuel tank capacity 50 litres 11 UK Gal 13.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer Rover
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1994 cc
(121.681 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84.5 × 89 mm
3.33 × 3.5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.95
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
104 PS (103 bhp) (77 kW)
at 4200 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
51.7 bhp/litre
0.85 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
210 Nm (155 ft·lb) (21.4 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
105.32 Nm/litre
1.27 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1323.4 kPa (191.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 498.5 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 7.80 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 10.70 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 185 km/h (115 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 86.02 PS/g
63.27 kW/g
84.84 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.81 kg/kW
26.4 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 7.6/4.5/5.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km7.6/4.5/5.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre13.2/22.2/17.9 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG37.2/62.8/50.4 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG30.9/52.3/42.0 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 168 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 148.40 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 rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock 3.400
Turning circle 10.30 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.TB.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 5J x 14
Wheel size rear 5J x 14
Tyres front 175/65 R 14
Tyres rear 175/65 R 14
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID4015
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1996 Rover 220 SDi added 1998-04-05.
Last modified 2013-03-04.

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