Opel Signum 2003

This generation of Opel Signum has been produced from January, 2003 to August, 2005. We can provide information about 15 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with front wheel drive.

This Opel is available with five petrol engines with displacement from 1.8 to 3.2 litres and power of from 122 to 211 horsepower un five diesel engines with displacement from 1.9 to 3.0 litres and power of from 101 to 177 horsepower.
The car is available with both automatic (6 versions), as well as manual (9 versions) gearbox.

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Opel Signum 2003 average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 7.9 to 10.7 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 5.9 to 7.9 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Opel Signum 2003 petrol engine version is Opel Signum 1.8-16V, consuming 7.9 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient Opel Signum 2003 diesel - Opel Signum 2.0 DTI ECOTEC for 100 kilometers consumes 5.9 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, Opel Signum real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 3 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average +3% for petrol engines and the same for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Opel Signum modification.

Opel Signum 2003 CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 189 to 242 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 162 to 200 grams per kilometer. From Opel Signum with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Opel Signum 1.8-16V which produces an average of 189 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the Opel Signum diesels least CO2 distributes Opel Signum 1.9 CDTi - 162 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 7.9 seconds has Opel Signum 3.2-V6 Cosmo version, conversely the tardiest one is Opel Signum 2.0 DTI ECOTEC reaching this speed only in 14 seconds. The maximum top speed is 237 km/h for the 3.2 petrol 6-cylinder 211 hp version (Opel Signum 3.2-V6 Cosmo).

Lenght of Opel Signum is 464 cm, it is decent size car. For comparison - Opel Signum is about 8 cm longer than Ford Mondeo hatchback, but 3 cm shorter than Mazda 6 hatchback. Opel Signum gross weight is from 1995 to 2185 kg (depending on modification), this car is about 14 percent heavier than the average for this age and class of vehicles.

This Opel is in average price group - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 1400 €. According to user reviews, average Opel Signum repair costs are 140 € per year. Users calculated Opel Signum 2003 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2300 € cost per year and 0.16 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 64%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 26% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Opel Signum for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Opel Signum prices and costs.

In user reviews Opel Signum received average grade 7.6 (from 10) it corresponds to average rate for cars of this age. Ratings are quite controversial, both positive and not so good, read more in the reviews below. 78% of reviewers would recommend this car to the friend.

Opel Signum modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Opel Signum 2004 1.8-16V Jan 2004 — Aug 2004 1.8 Petrol 122 HP - Automatic
Opel Signum 2003 1.8-16V Jun 2003 — Aug 2004

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.8 Petrol 125 HP 7.9 l/100km Manual (5)
Opel Signum 2004 1.9 CDTi Aug 2004 — Aug 2005 1.9 Diesel 120 HP 6.0 l/100km Manual (6)
Opel Signum 2004 1.9 CDTi Apr 2004 — Aug 2005 1.9 Diesel 150 HP 6.1 l/100km Manual (6)
Opel Signum 2004 1.9 CDTi Aug 2004 — Aug 2005 1.9 Diesel 150 HP 7.2 l/100km Automatic (6)
Opel Signum 2003 2.0-16V Turbo Jun 2003 — Aug 2005 2.0 Petrol 175 HP 9.2 l/100km Manual (6)
Opel Signum 2003 2.0 DTI ECOTEC Jan 2003 — Dec 2004

Most fuel efficient diesel version

2.0 Diesel 101 HP 5.9 l/100km Manual (5)
Opel Signum 2003 2.2-16V DGi Jun 2003 — Aug 2005 2.2 Petrol 155 HP 8.1 l/100km Manual (5)
Opel Signum 2003 2.2-16V DGi Jun 2003 — Aug 2005 2.2 Petrol 155 HP 9.1 l/100km Automatic (5)
Opel Signum 2003 2.2 DTi-16V Jun 2003 — Aug 2004

Most fuel efficient diesel version by real consumption

2.2 Diesel 125 HP 6.3 l/100km Manual (5)
Opel Signum 2003 2.2 DTi-16V Jun 2003 — Aug 2004 2.2 Diesel 125 HP 7.6 l/100km Automatic (5)
Opel Signum 2003 3.0-V6 CDTI Jun 2003 — Aug 2005

Most powerfull diesel version (177 HP)

3.0 Diesel 177 HP 7.4 l/100km Manual (6)
Opel Signum 2003 3.0-V6 CDTI Jun 2003 — Aug 2005

Most powerfull diesel version (177 HP)

3.0 Diesel 177 HP 7.9 l/100km Automatic (5)
Opel Signum 2003 3.2-V6 Cosmo Jun 2003 — Aug 2005

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 7.9 seconds

3.2 Petrol 211 HP 10.1 l/100km Manual (5)
Opel Signum 2003 3.2-V6 Cosmo Jun 2003 — Aug 2005

Most powerfull petrol version (211 HP)

3.2 Petrol 211 HP 10.7 l/100km Automatic (5)
Opel Signum service and maintenanceOil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.

Opel Signum safety

During safety testing Opel Signum has obtained 4 stars from five, which means good safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Opel Signum is evaluated with four stars, and for pedestrian protection Opel Signum got one star.

Opel Signum prices

Opel Signum 2003 - 2005 hatchback price in Latvia is from 600 € to 2500 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Opel Signum price is average (compare hatchbacks 2003 - 2005 prices).

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Opel Signum 2005 price 900 € 1600 € 2200 €
Opel Signum 2004 price 600 € 1500 € 2500 €
Opel Signum 2003 price 800 € 1100 € 1500 €

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Opel Signum reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Opel Signum reliability is average. In the roadworthiness tests in 2010 defects were detected in an average of 9.4 percent of Opel Signum of this generation (on average 6 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 11.5%.

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Opel Signum 2003 features (options)

Percentage of Opel Signum with corresponding feature (option)

Climate control
77%
Conditioning
75%
Adjustable steering wheel
64%
Metallic paint
61%
Rain sensor
53%
Cruise control
53%
Heated seats
37%
Leather upholstery
34%
Rear parking sensors
33%
Roof bars (railings)
32%
Xenon headlights
32%
Navigation
30%
Front parking sensors
29%
Electrically adjustable seats
25%
Dimming mirrors
21%
Tire pressure control
15%

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Opel Signum reviews

Total 11 Opel Signum owner reviews

Opel Signum 2003 Diesel 2.2 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2018 (age of car 15 years) Owned for:30`000 kilometers (1 year)
Average fuel consumption: 6.5 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 870 € (~ 870 € per year)
Total car rating:
8
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