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Ford Tempo

(1988 model)

Brief specs of 1988 Ford Tempo

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 2307 cm3 / 140.8 cu in / 140.8 cu in, 71.6 kW / 96.0 hp / 96.0 hp @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm, 174.0 N·m / 128.3 lb·ft / 128.3 lb·ft @ 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1988
ModelTempoIssued until1994
SerieTempoNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4496 mm / 177.0 in / 177.0 inTotal (curb) weight1179 kg / 2599 lb / 2599 lb
Width1735 mm / 68.3 in / 68.3 inDry weight
Height1344 mm / 52.9 in / 52.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2537 mm / 99.9 in / 99.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1394 mm / 54.9 in / 54.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1463 mm / 57.6 in / 57.6 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.77  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.98 m2 / 21.3 sq ft / 21.3 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 constructionBore93.5 mm / 3.68 in / 3.68 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.11
Fuel supplyEngine displacement2307 cm3 / 140.8 cu in / 140.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity576.75 cm3/cylinder / 35.195 cu in/cylinder / 35.195 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power71.6 kW / 96.0 hp / 96.0 hp at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque174.0 N·m / 128.3 lb·ft / 128.3 lb·ft at 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)28.6 kW / 38.4 hp / 38.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output31.0 kW/l / 0.682 bhp/cu in / 0.682 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque75.4 N·m/l / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in / 0.66 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)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio81.4 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 alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, MacPherson strut,T Links, Panhard rod, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Tempo

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