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Ford Maverick

(1972 model)

Brief specs of 1972 Ford Maverick

2-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 4091 cm3 / 249.6 cu in / 249.6 cu in, 73.1 kW / 98.0 hp / 98.0 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 248.0 N·m / 182.9 lb·ft / 182.9 lb·ft @ 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 157 km/h / 98 mph / 98 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1972
ModelMaverickIssued until
SerieMaverickNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4557 mm / 179.4 in / 179.4 inTotal (curb) weight1291 kg / 2846 lb / 2846 lb
Width1793 mm / 70.6 in / 70.6 inDry weight
Height1346 mm / 53.0 in / 53.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2616 mm / 103.0 in / 103.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1435 mm / 56.5 in / 56.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1435 mm / 56.5 in / 56.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance132 mm / 5.2 in / 5.2 inFuel capacity57 l / 12.5 UK gal / 15.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.05 m2 / 22.1 sq ft / 22.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder2
Engine constructioncast iron block & headBore93.5 mm / 3.68 in / 3.68 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke99.3 mm / 3.91 in / 3.91 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.94
Fuel supply1 Carter 9510 D2OF-MA carburettorEngine displacement4091 cm3 / 249.6 cu in / 249.6 cu in
Engine Main bearings7Unitary capacity681.83 cm3/cylinder / 41.608 cu in/cylinder / 41.608 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power73.1 kW / 98.0 hp / 98.0 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque248.0 N·m / 182.9 lb·ft / 182.9 lb·ft at 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)29.2 kW / 39.2 hp / 39.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output17.9 kW/l / 0.393 bhp/cu in / 0.393 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque60.6 N·m/l / 0.53 lb·ft/cu in / 0.53 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.79

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed157 km/h / 98 mph / 98 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio75.9 kW/ton / 57.5 bhp/ton / 57.5 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
Steeringrecirculating ballSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock5.4Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Trailing link, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels front4.5 x 14Wheels rear4.5 x 14
Tyres front6.45 x 14Tyres rear6.45 x 14
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Maverick

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