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Ford Ka

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Ford Ka

3-door 4-seater minicar, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHC, 1299 cm3 / 79.3 cu in / 79.3 cu in, 44.0 kW / 59.0 hp / 59.0 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 105.0 N·m / 77.4 lb·ft / 77.4 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1998
ModelKaIssued until
SerieKaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typeminicarNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3960 l / 139.85 cu ft / 139.85 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3630 mm / 142.9 in / 142.9 inTotal (curb) weight880 kg / 1940 lb / 1940 lb
Width1640 mm / 64.6 in / 64.6 inDry weight
Height1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2450 mm / 96.5 in / 96.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity40 l / 8.8 UK gal / 10.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.48  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)1.98 m2 / 21.3 sq ft / 21.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.79 m2 / 8.5 sq ft / 8.5 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)19.7 kW / 26.4 hp / 26.4 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore74.0 mm / 2.91 in / 2.91 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke75.5 mm / 2.97 in / 2.97 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.98
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1299 cm3 / 79.3 cu in / 79.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity324.71 cm3/cylinder / 19.815 cu in/cylinder / 19.815 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHCCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power44.0 kW / 59.0 hp / 59.0 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque105.0 N·m / 77.4 lb·ft / 77.4 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)17.6 kW / 23.6 hp / 23.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output33.9 kW/l / 0.744 bhp/cu in / 0.744 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque80.8 N·m/l / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in / 0.71 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 ratio68.2 kW/ton / 51.7 bhp/ton / 51.7 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 alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front165/65-R13Tyres rear165/65-R13
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Ka

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