2001 MG ZR 160

MG ZR 160 is a car that has a 3 door hatchback body style with a front positioned engine supplying power to the front wheels. Its 4 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated powerplant has 4 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 1.8 litres. For this model it produces power and torque figures of 158 bhp (160 PS/118 kW) at 7000 rpm and 174 Nm (128 lbft/17.7 kgm) at 4500 rpm respectively. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox. Its quoted kerb weight is 1145 kg. Maximum speed quoted is 210 km/h, which is 130 mph, manufacturer claimed fuel consumption figures are 10.4/5.8/7.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 179.0 g/km.

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Key facts

2001 MG ZR 160 information summary

What body style?
3 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4011 mm
How heavy?
1145 kg
What size engine?
1.8 litre, 1796 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
160 PS / 158 bhp / 118 kW @ 7000 rpm
How much torque?
174 Nm / 128 ft.lb / 17.7 kgm @ 4500 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 7.4 s
How fast?
210 km/h, 130 mph
How economical?
10.4/5.8/7.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
179.0 CO2 g/km

MG ZR models

MG ZR TD -
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1994 cm3 113 PS 111 bhp 83 kW 150.0 CO2 1230 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1396 cm3 102 PS 101 bhp 75 kW 164.0 CO2 1135 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1796 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW 173.0 CO2 1135 kg
3 door hatchback FF CVT 1796 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW 196.0 CO2 1160 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1994 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 150.0 CO2 1230 kg

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2001 MG ZR 160 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2500 mm 98.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1472 mm 58 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1457 mm 57.4 inches
Length 4011 mm 157.9 inches
Width 1688 mm 66.5 inches
Height 1400 mm 55.1 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.6
Kerb weight 1145 kg 2524 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 50 litres 11 UK Gal 13.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.37
Frontal area 2.00
CdA 0.74
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Rover
Engine code K1.8
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.8 litre
1796 cc
(109.599 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 80 × 89.3 mm
3.15 × 3.52 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.9
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 160 PS (158 bhp) (118 kW)
at 7000 rpm
Specific output 88 bhp/litre
1.44 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 174 Nm (128 ft·lb) (17.7 kgm)
at 4500 rpm
Specific torque 96.88 Nm/litre
1.17 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system MEMS3
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1217.5 kPa (176.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 449 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 7.4 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 210 km/h (130 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 139.91 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
102.9 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
137.99 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.72 kg/kW
16.23 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 10.4/5.8/7.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km10.4/5.8/7.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre9.6/17.2/13.3 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG27.2/48.7/37.7 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG22.6/40.6/31.4 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 179.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 174.00 g/km
VED band (UK) I
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 11.60 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.CS.
Wheel size front 7J x 17
Wheel size rear 7J x 17
Tyres front 205/45 R 17
Tyres rear 205/45 R 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S
Front brake diameter 262 mm
Rear brake diameter 239 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.85
Final drive ratio 4.20
general
Carfolio.com ID92675
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2001 MG ZR 160 added 2002-02-01.
Last modified 2013-02-28.