Opel Frontera 1998 2.2 DTI

Opel Frontera 1998 2.2 diesel description

Crossover / SUV Opel Frontera 1998 2.2 DTI has been produced from January, 2001 to December, 2003. It has four-cylinder diesel engine with displacement of 2.2 litres, which produces power of 120 horsepower on 4000 rpm and torque 280 Nm (Newton metres) on 1500 revolutions per minute.

This 4-cylinder 16-valve engine camshaft is driven by chain (What is an engine chain and belt? ). Engine has fuel injection system and VGT turbine. The engine meets the Euro 3 emissions standard. Average engine life expectancy (mileage before serious repairs are needed) is from 280 000 to 480 000 kilometres. Note that engine life can be longer or shorter depending on maintenance.
More engine specs 
This Opel Frontera 2.2 engine oil type is 5W-40 and oil capacity is 6.1 litres.

Opel Frontera 1998 2.2 DTI has all four wheel drive (AWD, 4x4) and manual gearbox with 5 gears.
Opel Frontera 1998 2.2 DTI accelerates to speed 100 kilometres per hour in 14 seconds. The maximum speed of this car is 161 km/h.

The fuel consumption of this Opel Frontera 1998 2.2 DTI in combined mode (combining urban and highway driving) is 8.5 litres per 100km (11.8 km/l) - this is the most fuel efficient Opel Frontera 1998 - 2004 version, city fuel economy - 10.8 l/100km, fuel consumption on highway - 7.2 l/100km. Fuel tank capacity is 65 litres or 17.17 gallons, which gives a mileage up to 760 kilometers without refueling in urban cycle and even up to 900 kilometers on highway.
According to user reviews, the real everyday fuel consumption of this Opel is in line with the figure specified by the manufacturer. More - Real Opel Frontera fuel consumption.

Opel Frontera safety

During safety testing Opel Frontera has obtained 3 stars from five, which means average safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Opel Frontera is evaluated with three stars, and for pedestrian protection Opel Frontera got one star.

Opel Frontera 1998

Opel Frontera 1998 2.2 DTI technical data

Model: Opel Frontera 2.2 DTI
Body style: Crossover / SUV
Production period: 2001. January ... 2003. December 
Engine: 2171 cm3 Diesel, 4 cylinders CO2 emissions: no data
Power: 120 HP ON 4000 RPM Torque: 280 NM ON 1500 RPM
Gearbox: Manual gearbox (5 gears) Drive type: All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)
Maximum speed: 161 km/h Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 14.0 seconds
Fuel consumption (l/100km): 8.5 (combined) 10.8 (urban) 7.2 (highway)
Real fuel consumption: 8.7 l/100km (27 MPG) by user reviews from various sources
Fuel tank capacity: 65 litres (17.2 gallons)
Car dimensions: 4.66m (length) 1.79m (width) 1.74m (height)
Turning diameter: 11.5 meters
Ground clearance: 208 mm (approximate, with standard suspension, unladen vehicle)
Seats: 5 seats
Trunk capacity: 389 litres
Trunk max capacity: 1790 litres (with rear seats folded down)
Gross weight: 2450 kg

Opel Frontera 1998 2.2 DTI engine Y22DTH

Engine reliability:

Overall, this engine can last around 280,000 to 480,000 km if properly maintained, using the correct quality oil and fuel, and carrying out regular checks and maintenance.
The engine has hydraulic valve tappets (lifters), which provide quieter operation and do not require periodic adjustment, but are more complex in design and can cause serious engine damage in the event of failure.
Engine displacement 2171 cm3
Number of cylinders 4
Bore (cylinder diameter) 84 mm
Stroke length (piston move) 98 mm
Compression ratio 18.5 : 1
Camshaft drive Timing chain

Chain motors are considered more reliable, chain replacement usually is required less often than a timing belt, but they are often louder and vibrate more.

Fuel system Injection
Opel Frontera 1998 2.2 DTI oil type 5W-40
Oil capacity 6.1 litres (6.4 quarts)
Coolant capacity 7.9 litres (8.4 quarts)
Power 115 - 120 HP ON 4000 RPM
Torque 260 - 280 NM ON 1500 RPM
Start of production (year) 2000
Duration of production 4 years
Engine also used on Opel Omega Opel Sintra

All Opel Frontera crossover [1998 - 2004] modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Opel Frontera 1998 Wagon 2.2-16V 4x4 Oct 1998 — Sep 2000

Most fuel efficient petrol version

2.2 Petrol 136 HP 11.1 l/100km Manual (5)
Opel Frontera 2000 Wagon 2.2-16V 4x4 Sep 2000 — Dec 2004

Most fuel efficient petrol version by real consumption

2.2 Petrol 136 HP 11.4 l/100km Manual (5)
Opel Frontera 1998 Wagon 2.2 DTi-16V 4x4

Most fuel efficient diesel version by real consumption

2.2 Diesel 115 HP 8.7 l/100km Manual (5)
Opel Frontera 1998 Wagon 2.2 DTi-16V 4x4 Oct 1998 — Sep 2002 2.2 Diesel 115 HP 9.5 l/100km Automatic (4)
Opel Frontera 2001 2.2 DTI 4x4 Jan 2001 — Dec 2003

Most powerfull diesel version (120 HP)
Most fuel efficient diesel version

2.2 Diesel 120 HP 8.5 l/100km Manual (5)
Opel Frontera 1998 Wagon MV6 3.2-24V 4x4

Most powerfull petrol version (205 HP)

3.2 Petrol 205 HP 13.2 l/100km Manual (5)
Opel Frontera 1998 Wagon MV6 3.2-24V 4x4

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 10.6 seconds

3.2 Petrol 205 HP 14.3 l/100km Automatic (4)
Opel Frontera 1998 reviews
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