Parts & Specs

Rover 825 Sterling 4-door saloon

Years of Production: 1986 1987 1988 1989 

Technical Specifications

This British 4-door saloon has a 6-Cylinder 2.5 Petrol Engine. This engine generates a very good 173 horsepower which makes this 825 Sterling a fairly fast 4-door saloon. The 5-speed manual transmission of this 4-door saloon is responsible for transferring the 173 horsepower directly to its tyres.

Engine Specifications and Gearbox

Displacement 2,494 cc
Cylinders 6
Valves 24V DOHC (4 valves per cylinder)
Turbo No
Torque 217 Nm → 160 lb-ft (5,000 rpm)
Power Output 173 bhp (6,000 rpm)
Kilowatts 125 kW
Gearbox 5-speed Manual

Performance and Economy

Estimated New Price In:
1986 1987 1988 1989 
USD 23335 approx.
EUR 25928 approx.
Top Speed 133 mph (214 km/h)
Acceleration 0-60 mph 8.30 sec.
Average Mileage Unknown
Highway Mileage Unknown
City Mileage Unknown

Rover 800 Series 825 Sterling 1986 — Details / Further Information


Length 4.694 m
Width 1.720 m
Height 1.398 m
Kerb Weight 1,318 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 68 litres (15 gallons)
Min. Luggage Capacity 445 litres
Max. Luggage Capacity 445 litres


Wheelbase 2.759 m
Carrying Capacity 532 kg
Tyre and rim size 195/65VR15
Tyre Speed Rating V
Turning Circle 11.10 m
Braked Towing Weight 1,500 kg
Unbraked Towing Weight 500 kg
Drivetrain Front-wheel Drive

Rover 825 Sterling — Accessories


ABS System No
Driver Airbag No
Passenger Airbag No
Head/Curtain Airbags No
Traction Control System No


Power Windows Front Yes
Power Windows Rear Yes
Airconditioning No
Automatic Climate Control No
Cruise Control No
Power Steering Yes
Parking Sensor Rear No
Central Locking System Yes

Interior and Exterior Features/Options


Height Adjustable Steering-wheel Yes
Built-in Satnav GPS No
Heated Seats No
Leather Upholstery No
Front Armrest No
Tachometer Yes
Board Computer Yes


Alloy Wheels Yes
Xenon Lights No
Fog Lights No
Metallic Paint No
Electrically Operated Mirrors Yes
Rain Sensor No