Reference

General dimensions and weights

Dimensions Overall length:
Saloon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4467.0 mm (176.0 in) Hatchback:
All models up to 1987 except GLS, 2.0iS and Ghia . . . . . . . . . . . . 4407.0 mm (173.6 in)
GLS and 2.0iS models up to 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4460.0 mm (175.7 in)
Ghia models up to 1987 and all models from 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . 4425.0 mm (174.3 in)
Estate:
All models up to 1987 except Ghia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4506.0 mm (177.5 in) Ghia models up to 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4522.0 mm (178.2 in) All models from 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4511.0 mm (177.7 in) P100 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4900.0 mm (193.1 in) Overall width:
All models up to 1987 except Base, GLS, 2.0iS and Ghia . . . . . . . . . 1867.0 mm (73.6 in)
Base models up to 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1821.0 mm (71.7 in) GLS, 2.0iS and Ghia models up to 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1920.0 mm (75.6 in)
All models from 1987 except P100 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1694.0 mm (66.7 in) P100 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1920.0 mm (75.6 in) Saloon models from 1990 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1698.0 mm (66.9 in) Hatchback models from 1990 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1694.0 mm (66.7 ln) Estate models from 1990 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1720.0 mm (67.8 in) Overall height:
Saloon:
All models except GLS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1359.0 mm (53.5 in) GLS models . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1352.0 mm (53.3 in) Models from 1990 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1407.0 mm (55.4 in) Hatchback:
All models up to 1987 except GLS and 2.0iS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1420.0 mm (55.9 in)
GLS and 2.0iS models up to 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1392.0 mm (54.8 in)
All models from 1987 except GLS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1359.0 mm (53.5 in)
GLS models from 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1352.0 mm (53.3 in) Models from 1990 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1407.0 mm (55.4 in) Estate:
All models up to 1987 except Base and Ghia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1443.0 mm (56.9 in)
Base models up to 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1417.0 mm (55.8 in) Ghia models up to 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1506.0 mm (59.3 in) Models from 1987 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1386.0 mm (54.6 in) Models from 1990 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1428.0 mm (56.3 in) P100 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1520.0 mm (59.9 in) Weights
Kerb weight†:
Saloon:
Models before 1990 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1025 to 1135 kg (2260 to 2503 lbs) Models from 1990 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1065 to 1240 kg (2343 to 2728 lbs) Hatchback:
Models before 1990 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1010 to 1145 kg (2227 to 2525 lbs) Models from 1990 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1065 to 1240 kg (2343 to 2728 lbs) Estate:
Models before 1990 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1065 to 1186 kg (2348 to 2613 lbs) Models from 1990 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1105 to 1190 kg (2431 to 2618 lbs) P100 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1370 kg (3021 lbs) Maximum gross vehicle weight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Refer to VIN plate Maximum roof rack load . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 kg (165 lbs) Minimum towing hitch downward load . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 kg (55 lbs)
Maximum towing hitch downward load . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 kg (110 lbs)
†Exact kerb weights depend upon model and specification

Vehicle identification number

Vehicle identification number (VIN) plate details
Vehicle identification number (VIN) plate details

1 Type approval number 2 Vehicle identification number (VIN) 3 Gross vehicle weight
4 Gross train weight
5 Permitted front axle loading 6 Permitted rear axle loading 7 LHD or RHD
8 Engine code
9 Transmission code
10 Final drive code
11 Interior trim code
12 Vehicle type number
13 Blank
14 Paint code
15 Blank

 

 

 

 

 

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