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Ford Fiesta 1.6

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Ford Fiesta 1.6

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1596 cm3 / 97.4 cu in / 97.4 cu in, 88.0 kW / 118.0 hp / 118.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 152.0 N·m / 112.1 lb·ft / 112.1 lb·ft @ 4050 rpm / 4050 rpm / 4050 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 193 km/h / 120 mph / 120 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from2008
ModelFiesta 1.6Issued until
SerieFiestaNumber 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

Length3950 mm / 155.5 in / 155.5 inTotal (curb) weight979 kg / 2158 lb / 2158 lb
Width1722 mm / 67.8 in / 67.8 inDry weight
Height1481 mm / 58.3 in / 58.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2489 mm / 98.0 in / 98.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity45 l / 9.9 UK gal / 11.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.59  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.17 m2 / 23.3 sq ft / 23.3 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 valves16
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore79.0 mm / 3.11 in / 3.11 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke81.4 mm / 3.20 in / 3.20 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.97
Fuel supplyPFIEngine displacement1596 cm3 / 97.4 cu in / 97.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity399.00 cm3/cylinder / 24.348 cu in/cylinder / 24.348 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power88.0 kW / 118.0 hp / 118.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque152.0 N·m / 112.1 lb·ft / 112.1 lb·ft at 4050 rpm / 4050 rpm / 4050 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)36.2 kW / 48.6 hp / 48.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output55.1 kW/l / 1.212 bhp/cu in / 1.212 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque95.2 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.88
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.82

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed193 km/h / 120 mph / 120 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio120.5 kW/ton / 91.3 bhp/ton / 91.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h9.90 s / 9.90 s / 9.90 sFuel 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 emissions139 g/km / 224 g/mi / 224 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.6Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearTorsion bar axle, Coil springs
Wheels front5.5 x 14Wheels rear5.5 x 14
Tyres front175/65 R 14Tyres rear175/65 R 14
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter front258 mm / 10.2 in / 10.2 inBrake diameter rear200 mm / 7.9 in / 7.9 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Fiesta 1.6

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