Ford Sierra 1.8, 1985 MY

The Ford Sierra 1.8 is a sedan/saloon with 4 doors and a front mounted engine which delivers its power through the rear wheels. The Ford Sierra 1.8's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.8 litre, single overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit produces 89 bhp (90 PS/66 kW) of power at 5400 rpm, and maximum torque of 140 N·m (103 lb·ft/14.3 kgm) at 3500 rpm. The power is transferred to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission. Claimed weight at the kerb is 1010 kg. It is claimed to attain a top speed of 178 km/h which is 111 mph.

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Key facts

Ford Sierra 1.8, 1985 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4390 mm
How heavy?
1010 kg
What size engine?
1.8 litre, 1796 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
90 PS / 89 bhp / 66 kW @ 5400 rpm
How much torque?
140 Nm / 103 ft.lb / 14.3 kgm @ 3500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 11.9 s
How fast?
178 km/h, 111 mph

Ford Sierra models

5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 1998 cm3 120 PS 118 bhp 88 kW 1170 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 1998 cm3 120 PS 118 bhp 88 kW 1170 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5M 1998 cm3 120 PS 118 bhp 88 kW 1170 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1998 cm3 120 PS 118 bhp 88 kW 1115 kg
Ford Sierra Sapphire RS Cosworth 4X4 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5M 1993 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW 1302 kg
5 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1998 cm3 111 PS 109 bhp 81 kW 1118 kg
5 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1998 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW 1128 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1998 cm3 111 PS 109 bhp 81 kW 1130 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1998 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW 1128 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5M 2933 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1290 kg
Ford Sierra Cosworth RS500 -
3 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1993 cm3 227 PS 224 bhp 167 kW 1207 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1993 cm3 207 PS 204 bhp 152 kW 1250 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 5M 2792 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1297 kg
Ford Sierra RS Cosworth -
3 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1993 cm3 204 PS 201 bhp 150 kW 1220 kg
3 door sedan/​saloon FA 5M 2792 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1262 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1796 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 1010 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 1796 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 1068 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 1796 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 1068 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1993 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW 1105 kg
3 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1294 cm3 61 PS 60 bhp 45 kW 970 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 1593 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW 1040 kg
5 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1593 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW 1040 kg
3 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1993 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW 1065 kg
Ford Sierra Ghia -
5 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1993 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW 1095 kg
3 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 2294 cm3 116 PS 114 bhp 85 kW 1115 kg
Ford Sierra XR4i -
sedan/​saloon FR 5M 2792 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 1753 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1753 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW 1145 kg

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1985 Ford Sierra 1.8 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2608 mm 102.7 inches
Track/tread (front) 1450 mm 57.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1470 mm 57.9 inches
Length 4390 mm 172.8 inches
Width 1670 mm 65.7 inches
Height 1360 mm 53.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 1010 kg 2227 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.8 litre
1796 cc
(109.599 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 86.2 × 76.95 mm
3.39 × 3.03 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 90 PS (89 bhp) (66 kW)
at 5400 rpm
Specific output 49.6 bhp/litre
0.81 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 140 Nm (103 ft·lb) (14.3 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque 77.95 Nm/litre
0.94 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 979.6 kPa (142.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 449 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 11.9 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 178 km/h (111 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 89.34 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
65.71 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
88.12 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.22 kg/kW
25.42 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 5½ x 13
Wheel size rear 5½ x 13
Tyres front 165 TR 13
Tyres rear 165 TR 13
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID197252
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 18.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1985 Ford Sierra 1.8 added 2009-04-08.
Last modified 2013-02-28.