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Ford Escort 1.6 LX

(1995 model)

Brief specs of 1995 Ford Escort 1.6 LX

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1597 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in, 67.1 kW / 90.0 hp / 90.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 134.0 N·m / 98.8 lb·ft / 98.8 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 175 km/h / 109 mph / 109 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1995
ModelEscort 1.6 LXIssued until
SerieEscortNumber 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)5680 l / 200.59 cu ft / 200.59 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4136 mm / 162.8 in / 162.8 inTotal (curb) weight1105 kg / 2436 lb / 2436 lb
Width1685 mm / 66.3 in / 66.3 inDry weight
Height1346 mm / 53.0 in / 53.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2525 mm / 99.4 in / 99.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1440 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1461 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.93 m2 / 20.8 sq ft / 20.8 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) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore76.0 mm / 2.99 in / 2.99 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.0 mm / 3.46 in / 3.46 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.86
Fuel supplyMPFiEngine displacement1597 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity399.25 cm3/cylinder / 24.364 cu in/cylinder / 24.364 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power67.1 kW / 90.0 hp / 90.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque134.0 N·m / 98.8 lb·ft / 98.8 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)32.4 kW / 43.4 hp / 43.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output42.0 kW/l / 0.923 bhp/cu in / 0.923 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque83.9 N·m/l / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)8.40 s / 8.40 s / 8.40 sTop (maximal) speed175 km/h / 109 mph / 109 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)11.70 s / 11.70 s / 11.70 sPower-to-weight ratio81.5 kW/ton / 61.7 bhp/ton / 61.7 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 alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.9Turning circle10.0 m / 32.8 ft / 32.8 ft
Suspension frontIndependent,S, Coil springs, Lower wishbone, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Trailing arm, Torsion bar, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Escort 1.6 LX

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