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Ford Fiesta

(1981 model)

Brief specs of 1981 Ford Fiesta

3-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 957 cm3 / 58.4 cu in / 58.4 cu in, 30.0 kW / 40.2 hp / 40.2 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 64.0 N·m / 47.2 lb·ft / 47.2 lb·ft @ 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1981
ModelFiestaIssued until
SerieFiestaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3940 l / 139.14 cu ft / 139.14 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3570 mm / 140.6 in / 140.6 inTotal (curb) weight720 kg / 1587 lb / 1587 lb
Width1570 mm / 61.8 in / 61.8 inDry weight
Height1370 mm / 53.9 in / 53.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2300 mm / 90.6 in / 90.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity34 l / 7.5 UK gal / 9.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.55  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.83 m2 / 19.7 sq ft / 19.7 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 valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore74.0 mm / 2.91 in / 2.91 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke55.7 mm / 2.19 in / 2.19 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.33
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement957 cm3 / 58.4 cu in / 58.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity239.56 cm3/cylinder / 14.619 cu in/cylinder / 14.619 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio8.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power30.0 kW / 40.2 hp / 40.2 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque64.0 N·m / 47.2 lb·ft / 47.2 lb·ft at 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)12.0 kW / 16.1 hp / 16.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output31.4 kW/l / 0.689 bhp/cu in / 0.689 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque66.9 N·m/l / 0.58 lb·ft/cu in / 0.58 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
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 ratio56.8 kW/ton / 43.0 bhp/ton / 43.0 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
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle10.0 m / 32.8 ft / 32.8 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front135/80-R12Tyres rear135/80-R12
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Fiesta

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