Vauxhall Opel Arena van
1997 to 2000
Box van , minibus
Diesel: 1.9-2.5 liters
The Vauxhall Opel Arena was a van produced.that from December 1997 to February 2000.
As a replacement for the Isuzu Midi the Renault Trafic was adopted with minor modifications by General Motors . The model was offered in England as Vauxhall Arena and as Chevrolet Space Van in Brazil. It was available as a minibus with up to eight seats or as a van and often converted to a Camper Van, each with a high roof on request. The front-wheel drive was equipped with a 1.9 or 2.5 l four-cylinder diesel engine with 44 kW / 60 hp or 55 kW / 75 hp. The empty weight is given as 1300 kg. The load compartment volume is approx. 5.3 m³.
The market success was modest, despite the standard equipment with central locking, electronic immobilizer and anti-lock braking system . The technology by this time especially the engines was outdated, as the base, the Trafic, was already on the market for over 15 years at the time of its launch. It was still vortex chamber injection engines . The 1.9-l engine with 44 kW allowed only a maximum speed of 118 km / h, the 2.5 l with 55 kW came to 128 km / h. These values were clearly inferior to the competitors, for example the VW T4 , which had similar parameters in the diesel sector.
As of September 2001, it was replaced by the Opel Vivaro, developed jointly with Renault-Nissan .
Engines: Diesel 1.9-2.5 liters (44-55 kW)
Engine type: R4 diesel engine
Valves per cylinder: 2
Bore × stroke: 1.9 80.0 mm × 93.0 mm. 2.5 93.0 mm × 92.0 mm
Capacity: 1870 cc and 2499 cc
compression ratio: 21.5: 1 to 22.0: 1
Length: 4434 mm
Width: 1905 mm
Height: 2037 mm
Motor identification: 19 DJ, 19 DL25 DM, 25 DG
Drive: front-wheel drive
Transmission: 5-speed manual transmission
Top speed: 118 km / h to 128 km / h