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Ford Sierra 1.6 GL

(1985 model)

Brief specs of 1985 Ford Sierra 1.6 GL

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in, 58.9 kW / 79.0 hp / 79.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 120.0 N·m / 88.5 lb·ft / 88.5 lb·ft @ 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 180 km/h / 112 mph / 112 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1985
ModelSierra 1.6 GLIssued until
SerieSierraNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4408 mm / 173.5 in / 173.5 inTotal (curb) weight1076 kg / 2372 lb / 2372 lb
Width1720 mm / 67.7 in / 67.7 inDry weight
Height1362 mm / 53.6 in / 53.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2608 mm / 102.7 in / 102.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1451 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1468 mm / 57.8 in / 57.8 inWeight distribution (front)51.2 % / 51.2 % / 51.2 %
Ground clearance149 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.69  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.99 m2 / 21.4 sq ft / 21.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder2
Engine constructioncast iron block & headBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke77.6 mm / 3.06 in / 3.06 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.04
Fuel supply1 We carbEngine displacement1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity399.50 cm3/cylinder / 24.379 cu in/cylinder / 24.379 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.2 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power58.9 kW / 79.0 hp / 79.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque120.0 N·m / 88.5 lb·ft / 88.5 lb·ft at 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)13.4 kW / 17.9 hp / 17.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output36.9 kW/l / 0.810 bhp/cu in / 0.810 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque75.1 N·m/l / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.7

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)8.00 s / 8.00 s / 8.00 sTop (maximal) speed180 km/h / 112 mph / 112 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio73.4 kW/ton / 55.6 bhp/ton / 55.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock4.16Turning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front5.5 x 13Wheels rear5.5 x 13
Tyres front165 SR 13Tyres rear165 SR 13
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Sierra 1.6 GL

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