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Ford Orion

(1986 model)

Brief specs of 1986 Ford Orion

5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, 1297 cm3 / 79.1 cu in / 79.1 cu in, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1986
ModelOrionIssued until
SerieOrionNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK


Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4030 l / 142.32 cu ft / 142.32 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4230 mm / 166.5 in / 166.5 inTotal (curb) weight900 kg / 1984 lb / 1984 lb
Width1650 mm / 65.0 in / 65.0 inDry weight
Height1350 mm / 53.1 in / 53.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2410 mm / 94.9 in / 94.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.76  


Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)1.89 m2 / 20.4 sq ft / 20.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.76 m2 / 8.2 sq ft / 8.2 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)18.8 kW / 25.2 hp / 25.2 hp (est.)


Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement1297 cm3 / 79.1 cu in / 79.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power at
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)
CoolantSpecific output
Catalytic converterSpecific torque


Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio


Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
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 alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front175/70-R13Tyres rear175/70-R13
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Orion


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