200 D
  • Model
    W 123 D 20
  • Description
    123.120
  • Production
    07.1975 / 02.1976 - 04.1985
  • production start-up pre-production series / standard production - end of production
  • Combustion principle
    four-stroke Diesel (with indirect injection)
  • Configuration
    front, longitudinal; vertical
  • Engine type
    OM 615 D 20 / 615.940
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    4 / in line
  • Bore x Stroke
    87.0 x 83.6 mm
  • Total displacement
    1988 cc (tax classification: 1971 cc)
  • Compression ratio
    21,5
  • Rated output
    55 hp / 40 kW at 4200 rpm;~from 02.1979: 60 hp / 44 kW at 4400 rpm
  • Rated torque
    113 Nm at 2400 rpm
  • Number of valves / arrangement
    1 intake, 1 exhaust / overhead
  • Valve operation
    1 overhead camshaft
  • Camshaft drive
    double roller chain
  • Fuel system
    indirect injection, mechanically controlled; Bosch 4-plunger injection pump
  • Fuel tank: position / capacity
    above the rear axle / 65 l
  • Frame design
    steel unit body
  • Front-wheel suspension
    double wishbone
  • Rear-wheel suspension
    semi-trailing arm axle (hydropneumatic level control optional)
  • Front springs
    coil springs, supplementary rubber suspension, torsion bar stabiliser
  • Rear springs
    coil springs, supplementary rubber suspension, torsion bar stabiliser
  • Shock absorber front/rear
    telescopic shock absorbers
  • Steering
    recirculating-ball st. (power st. optional, from 09.1982 as standard)
  • Brake system (foot brake)
    hydraulic dual-circuit brake system with vacuum booster, antilock system optional from 08.1980; four-wheel disc brakes
  • Parking brake (hand brake)
    mechanical (foot-operated), acting on rear wheels
  • Wheels
    sheet-steel wheels (light-alloy wheels optional from 01.1978)
  • Wheel rims
    5 1/2 J x 14 H 2
  • Tires
    175 SR 14 88 S
  • Driven wheels
    rear wheels
  • Drivetrain
    divided cardan shaft
  • Gearing
    4-speed manual transmission
  • Availibility
    as standard (until 09.1980)
  • Shifting
    central floor gear shift lever
  • Clutch
    dry single-disc clutch
  • Transmission type
    change-speed gear
  • Gear ratios
    I. 3.90; II. 2.30; III. 1.41; IV. 1.0; R. 3.66
  • Final drive ratio
    3.92
  • Maximum speed
    130 km/h; from 02.1979: 135 km/h
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    31.0 s; from 02.79: 27.4 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    7.1 / 10.2 / 9.5 l
  • by Guideline
    80/1268/EEC: figures apply to 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban cycle
  • Gearing
    4-speed manual transmission
  • Availibility
    as standard (10.1980 - 08.1983)
  • Shifting
    central floor gear shift lever
  • Clutch
    dry single-disc clutch
  • Transmission type
    change-speed gear
  • Gear ratios
    I. 3.91; II. 2.32; III. 1.42; IV. 1.0; R. 3.78
  • Final drive ratio
    3.92
  • Maximum speed
    135 km/h
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    27.4 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    7.1 / 10.2 / 9.5 l
  • by Guideline
    80/1268/EEC: figures apply to 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban cycle
  • Gearing
    4-speed manual transmission
  • Availibility
    as standard (from 09.1983)
  • Shifting
    central floor gear shift lever
  • Clutch
    dry single-disc clutch
  • Transmission type
    change-speed gear
  • Gear ratios
    I. 4.23; II. 2.36; III. 1.49; IV. 1.0; R. 4.10
  • Final drive ratio
    3.92
  • Maximum speed
    135 km/h
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    27.4 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    7.1 / 10.2 / 9.5 l
  • by Guideline
    80/1268/EEC: figures apply to 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban cycle
  • Gearing
    5-speed manual transmission
  • Availibility
    option (from 02.1982)
  • Shifting
    central floor gear shift lever
  • Clutch
    dry single-disc clutch
  • Transmission type
    change-speed gear
  • Gear ratios
    I. 3.82; II. 2.20; III. 1.40; IV. 1.0; V. 0.81; R. 3.71
  • Final drive ratio
    3.92
  • Maximum speed
    135 km/h
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    27.4 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    6.6 / 9.3 / 9.5 l
  • by Guideline
    80/1268/EEC: figures apply to 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban cycle
  • Gearing
    4-speed automatic transmission
  • Availibility
    option (until 06.1983)
  • Shifting
    central floor gear shift lever
  • Clutch
    dry single-disc clutch
  • Transmission type
    planetary gear system
  • Gear ratios
    I. 3.98; II. 2.39; III. 1.46; IV. 1.0; R. 5.47
  • Final drive ratio
    3.92
  • Maximum speed
    125 km/h; from 02.1979: 130 km/h
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    33.2 s; from 02.79: 29.4 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    8.5 / 11.7 / 9.5 l
  • by Guideline
    80/1268/EEC: figures apply to 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban cycle
  • Gearing
    4-speed automatic transmission
  • Availibility
    option (from 07.1983)
  • Shifting
    central floor gear shift lever
  • Clutch
    dry single-disc clutch
  • Transmission type
    planetary gear system
  • Gear ratios
    I. 3.90; II. 2.30; III. 1.41; IV. 1.0; R. 3.66
  • Final drive ratio
    3.92
  • Maximum speed
    130 km/h
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    29.4 s
  • Comments
    acceleration by shifting through from 0 - 100 km/h (2 occupants)
  • Fuel consumption
    7.7 / 10.7 / 9.5 l
  • by Guideline
    80/1268/EEC: figures apply to 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban cycle
  • Wheelbase
    2795 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1488 / 1446 mm
  • Length
    4725 mm
  • Width
    1786 mm
  • Height
    1438 mm
  • Kerb weight
    1390 kg
  • by Guideline
    DIN 70020 (ready to drive, including fuel, spare wheel and tool kit)
  • Gross weight
    1910 kg
  • Units produced
    378,138
  • Prices
    01.1976: DM 18,870.00
    02.1977: DM 19,536.00
    01.1978: DM 19,712.00
    04.1978: DM 20,484.80
    12.1978: DM 20,899.20
    02.1979: DM 21,347.20
    05.1979: DM 21,543.20
    01.07.1979: DM 21,735.55
    16.07.1979: DM 22,159.30
    03.1980: DM 23,029.40
    08.1980: DM 23,458.80
    07.1981: DM 24,272.40
    01.1982: DM 24,939.10
    07.1982: DM 25,549.30
    09.1982: DM 26,368.55
    07.1983: DM 26,601.90
    08.1983: DM 27,417.00
    01.1984: DM 28,055.40
    09.1984: DM 28,887.60
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