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Austin Montego Estate 1.6 Automatic, 1988 MY information summary

What body style?
estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4468 mm
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1598 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
86 PS / 85 bhp / 63 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
132 Nm / 97 / 13.5 kgm @ 3500 rpm


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1988 Austin Montego Estate 1.6 Automatic technical specifications


Austin Montego Estate 1.6 is a car that has a 5 door estate/station wagon type body with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels.
It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 1.6 litre capacity. This powerplant features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 85 bhp (86 PS/63 kW) of power at 5600 rpm, and maximum torque of 132 N·m (97 lb·ft/13.5 kgm) at 3500 rpm.
Power is transmitted to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic gearbox.
1988 Austin Montego Estate 1.6 Automatic data
Austin Montego Estate 1.6 Automatic, 1988 MY data
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2570 101.2
Track/tread (front) 1465 57.7
Track/tread (rear) 1440 56.7
Length 4468 175.9
Width 1710 67.3
Height 1445 56.9
Ground clearance 155 6.1
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 50 litres 11 UK Gal 13.2 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Austin
Engine code S-Series
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1598 cc
(97.516 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 76.2 × 87.6 mm
3 × 3.45 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.87
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
86 PS (85 bhp) (63 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
53.2 bhp/litre
0.87 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
132 Nm (97 ft·lb) (13.5 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque
82.6 Nm/litre
1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.8:1
Fuel system 1 SU HIF 44 E carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1038 kPa (150.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 399.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.ARB.
Rear suspension SI.TA.CS.
Wheel size front 5J x 13
Wheel size rear 5J x 13
Tyres front 165 SR 13
Tyres rear 165 SR 13
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 241 mm
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.41
general ID228833
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1988 Austin Montego Estate 1.6 Automatic added 2011-01-07.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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