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Ford Meteor Automatic

(1983 model)

Brief specs of 1983 Ford Meteor Automatic

5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 1490 cm3 / 90.9 cu in / 90.9 cu in, 54.0 kW / 72.4 hp / 72.4 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 110.0 N·m / 81.1 lb·ft / 81.1 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1983
ModelMeteor AutomaticIssued until
SerieMeteorNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3850 l / 135.96 cu ft / 135.96 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4160 mm / 163.8 in / 163.8 inTotal (curb) weight885 kg / 1951 lb / 1951 lb
Width1640 mm / 64.6 in / 64.6 inDry weight
Height1380 mm / 54.3 in / 54.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2370 mm / 93.3 in / 93.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.76  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)1.92 m2 / 20.7 sq ft / 20.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.77 m2 / 8.3 sq ft / 8.3 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)19.1 kW / 25.6 hp / 25.6 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement1490 cm3 / 90.9 cu in / 90.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power54.0 kW / 72.4 hp / 72.4 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque110.0 N·m / 81.1 lb·ft / 81.1 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)21.6 kW / 29.0 hp / 29.0 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output36.2 kW/l / 0.796 bhp/cu in / 0.796 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque73.8 N·m/l / 0.65 lb·ft/cu in / 0.65 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
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 ratio82.5 kW/ton / 62.5 bhp/ton / 62.5 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 alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontZ70/80-R13Tyres rearZ70/80-R13
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Meteor Automatic

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