1996 Ford Escort ZX2 Sport US

Ford Escort ZX2 Sport is an automobile that has a 2 door coupé type body with a front located engine powering the front wheels. The 4 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 2 litres. For this model it musters power and torque figures of 130 bhp (132 PS/97 kW) at 5750 rpm and 172 Nm (127 lbft/17.5 kgm) at 4250 rpm respectively. A 5 speed manual gearbox transmits the power to the driven wheels. Stated weight at the kerb is 1152 kg. Top stated speed is 164 km/h (102 mph).

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1996 Ford Escort ZX2 Sport US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4450 mm
How heavy?
1152 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1988 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
132 PS / 130 bhp / 97 kW @ 5750 rpm
How much torque?
172 Nm / 127 ft.lb / 17.5 kgm @ 4250 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 8 s
How fast?
164 km/h, 102 mph

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1996 Ford Escort ZX2 Sport data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2499 mm 98.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1435 mm 56.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1435 mm 56.5 inches
Length 4450 mm 175.2 inches
Width 1712 mm 67.4 inches
Height 1328 mm 52.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.78
Kerb weight 1152 kg 2540 lb
Weight distribution 63.8 % front
fuel tank capacity 48.5 litres 10.7 UK Gal 12.8 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1988 cc
(121.315 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84.8 × 88 mm
3.34 × 3.46 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.96
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
132 PS (130 bhp) (97 kW)
at 5750 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
65.4 bhp/litre
1.07 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
172 Nm (127 ft·lb) (17.5 kgm)
at 4250 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
86.52 Nm/litre
1.05 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.6:1
Fuel system Ford EEC V fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1087.2 kPa (157.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 497 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 8 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 25.70 s
Standing quarter-mile 16.3 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 164 km/h (102 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 114.42 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
84.15 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
112.85 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.88 kg/kW
19.85 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
Turning circle
Front suspension I.S.CA.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.S.2Li.TLi.CS.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 1710 cm2
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.75
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID25608
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1996 Ford Escort ZX2 Sport added 1997-11-25.
Last modified 2013-02-28.