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Ford Escort Estate 1.3 L

(1986 model)

Brief specs of 1986 Ford Escort Estate 1.3 L

3-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1297 cm3 / 79.1 cu in / 79.1 cu in, 101.0 N·m / 74.5 lb·ft / 74.5 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 154 km/h / 96 mph / 96 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1986
ModelEscort Estate 1.3 LIssued until
SerieEscortNumber made
Model familyEscort Mark 4Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK


Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4080 mm / 160.6 in / 160.6 inTotal (curb) weight870 kg / 1918 lb / 1918 lb
Width1641 mm / 64.6 in / 64.6 inDry weight
Height1390 mm / 54.7 in / 54.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2400 mm / 94.5 in / 94.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1405 mm / 55.3 in / 55.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1425 mm / 56.1 in / 56.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity48 l / 10.6 UK gal / 12.7 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  


Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.94 m2 / 20.9 sq ft / 20.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)


Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke64.5 mm / 2.54 in / 2.54 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.24
Fuel supply1 Ford carburettorEngine displacement1297 cm3 / 79.1 cu in / 79.1 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity324.25 cm3/cylinder / 19.787 cu in/cylinder / 19.787 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power at
AspirationnaturalMax. torque101.0 N·m / 74.5 lb·ft / 74.5 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm5450 rpm / 5450 rpm / 5450 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)21.1 kW / 28.2 hp / 28.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque77.9 N·m/l / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in


Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.76
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.84


Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed154 km/h / 96 mph / 96 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)13.60 s / 13.60 s / 13.60 sPower-to-weight ratio71.3 kW/ton / 54.0 bhp/ton / 54.0 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


Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent,SArms, Coil springs
Wheels front5 x 13Wheels rear5 x 13
Tyres front155 SR 13Tyres rear155 SR 13
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Escort Estate 1.3 L


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