2003 Ford SportKa

The Ford SportKa is a front wheel drive automobile, with its engine placed in the front, and a 2 door hatchback bodyshell. Powering the Ford SportKa is a single overhead camshaft, 1.6 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 93 bhp (94 PS/69 kW) at 5500 rpm and 135 N·m (100 lb·ft/13.8 kgm) at 4250 rpm respectively. The engine powers the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission. The Ford SportKa weighs a claimed 934 kg at the kerb. Maximum quoted speed is 174 km/h or 108 mph, quoted fuel consumption figures are 10.4/6.0/7.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 182.0 g/km.

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Key facts

2003 Ford SportKa information summary

What body style?
2 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3650 mm
How heavy?
934 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1597 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
94 PS / 93 bhp / 69 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
135 Nm / 100 ft.lb / 13.8 kgm @ 4250 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 9.7 s
How fast?
174 km/h, 108 mph
How economical?
10.4/6.0/7.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
182.0 CO2 g/km

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2003 Ford SportKa data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2447 mm 96.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1417 mm 55.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1393 mm 54.8 inches
Length 3650 mm 143.7 inches
Width 1640 mm 64.6 inches
Height 1436 mm 56.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.49
Kerb weight 934 kg 2059 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code DURATEC 8V
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1597 cc
(97.455 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 82.07 × 75.48 mm
3.23 × 2.97 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.09
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(ISO)
94 PS (93 bhp) (69 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output
(ISO)
58.2 bhp/litre
0.95 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(ISO)
135 Nm (100 ft·lb) (13.8 kgm)
at 4250 rpm
Specific torque
(ISO)
84.53 Nm/litre
1.02 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; aluminium alloy head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system SMPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1062.3 kPa (154.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 399.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 9.7 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 174 km/h (108 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 100.96 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
74.25 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
99.57 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.47 kg/kW
22.5 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 10.4/6.0/7.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km10.4/6.0/7.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre9.6/16.7/13.2 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG27.2/47.1/37.2 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG22.6/39.2/30.9 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 182.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 176.32 g/km
VED band (UK) I
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 11.10 m
Front suspension I.MS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.TwistBeam.STA.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 195/45 R 16
Tyres rear 195/45 R 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 258 mm
Rear brake diameter 203 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.88
Final drive ratio 4.06
general
Carfolio.com ID107184
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 16.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2003 Ford SportKa added 2003-02-24.
Last modified 2013-02-28.