1998 Ford Focus 1.8 Diesel

The Ford Focus 1.8 Diesel is a front wheel drive automobile, with its powerplant placed in the front, and a 5 door hatchback body. Its engine is a turbocharged diesel, 1.8 litre, single overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 90 bhp (91 PS/67 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 200 N·m (148 lb·ft/20.4 kgm) at 2000 rpm. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox. Claimed weight at the kerb is 1192 kg. Maximum speed stated is 184 km/h, which is 114 mph.

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1998 Ford Focus 1.8 Diesel information summary

What body style?
5 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4152 mm
How heavy?
1192 kg
What size engine?
1.8 litre, 1753 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
91 PS / 90 bhp / 67 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
200 Nm / 148 ft.lb / 20.4 kgm @ 2000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 12.5 s
How fast?
184 km/h, 114 mph

Ford Focus models

Ford Focus RS -
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1988 cm3 215 PS 212 bhp 158 kW 237.0 CO2 1278 kg
Ford Focus ST170 -
3 door hatchback FF 6M 1988 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 218.0 CO2 1208 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1388 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW 1068 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1388 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW 1074 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1388 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW 1115 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1596 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW 1077 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1596 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW 1070 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1596 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW 1091 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1596 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW 1118 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1753 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1205 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1753 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1183 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1753 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1232 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1796 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW 131.0 CO2 1129 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1796 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW 1143 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1796 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW 1125 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1796 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW 1169 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1989 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW 1146 kg
Ford Focus 2.0 Zetec-E -
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1989 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW 1156 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1989 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW 1160 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1989 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW 1197 kg

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1998 Ford Focus 1.8 Diesel data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2615 mm 103 inches
Track/tread (front) 1494 mm 58.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1487 mm 58.5 inches
Length 4152 mm 163.5 inches
Width 1699 mm 66.9 inches
Height 1430 mm 56.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.59
Kerb weight 1192 kg 2628 lb
Weight distribution 63.3 % front
fuel tank capacity 55 litres 12.1 UK Gal 14.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.32
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.8 litre
1753 cc
(106.975 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 82.5 × 82 mm
3.25 × 3.23 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.01
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(ISO)
91 PS (90 bhp) (67 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(ISO)
51.3 bhp/litre
0.84 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(ISO)
200 Nm (148 ft·lb) (20.4 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
(ISO)
114.09 Nm/litre
1.38 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 19.4:1
Fuel system Direct diesel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1433.7 kPa (207.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 438.25 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Compressor
Intercooler Y
Catalytic converter
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 12.5 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 184 km/h (114 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 76.55 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
56.3 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
75.5 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17.76 kg/kW
29.67 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 transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.900
Turning circle 10.90 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.67
Final drive ratio 3.56
general
Carfolio.com ID21505
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 16.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Ford Focus 1.8 Diesel added 1999-07-17.
Last modified 2013-02-28.