The Opel Astra Saloon 1.6 Turbo is a 4 door saloon (sedan)-bodied motor vehicle with a front located engine powering the front wheels.
Its engine is a turbocharged petrol, 1.6 litre, double overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. This unit develops 178 bhp (180 PS/133 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 230 N·m (170 lb·ft/23.5 kgm) at 1650-3200 rpm.
This power is transferred to the wheels via a 6 speed manual gearbox.
The claimed weight at the kerb is 1471 kg.
The Opel Astra Saloon 1.6 Turbo is claimed to achieve a maxiumum speed of 223 km/h or 139 mph, officially quoted fuel consumption figures are 8.8/5.6/6.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 159.0 g/km.