1994 Ford Escort 1.6 LX

The Ford Escort 1.6 LX is a hatchback with 5 doors and a front mounted engine which transmits the power through the front wheels. The Ford Escort 1.6 LX's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.6 litre, double overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 89 bhp (90 PS/66 kW) of power at 5500 rpm, and maximum torque of 134 N·m (99 lb·ft/13.7 kgm) at 3000 rpm. The engine drives the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual gearbox. It weighs a quoted 1083 kg at the kerb. Top stated speed is 177 km/h or 110 mph.

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1994 Ford Escort 1.6 LX information summary

What body style?
5 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4136 mm
How heavy?
1083 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1597 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
90 PS / 89 bhp / 66 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
134 Nm / 99 ft.lb / 13.7 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 11.5 s
How fast?
177 km/h, 110 mph

Ford Escort models

5 door hatchback FF 5M 1392 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW 203.0 CO2 1027 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1392 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW 203.0 CO2 1005 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1392 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW 203.0 CO2 1068 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1392 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW 203.0 CO2 1029 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1598 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 193.0 CO2 1042 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 5M 1598 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 196.0 CO2 1147 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1598 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 193.0 CO2 1100 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1598 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 193.0 CO2 1063 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1796 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 190.0 CO2 1061 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1796 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 190.0 CO2 1042 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1796 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 190.0 CO2 1100 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1796 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 190.0 CO2 1063 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1753 cm3 70 PS 69 bhp 51 kW 179.0 CO2 1085 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1753 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 172.0 CO2 1104 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1753 cm3 70 PS 69 bhp 51 kW 179.0 CO2 1104 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1753 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 172.0 CO2 1085 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1753 cm3 70 PS 69 bhp 51 kW 179.0 CO2 1142 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1753 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 172.0 CO2 1142 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1753 cm3 70 PS 69 bhp 51 kW 179.0 CO2 1106 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1753 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 172.0 CO2 1106 kg

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5 door hatchback FF 5M 1794 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW
1994 Ford Escort 1.6 LX data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2523 mm 99.3 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4136 mm 162.8 inches
Width 1685 mm 66.3 inches
Height 1346 mm 53 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight 1083 kg 2388 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 55 litres 12.1 UK Gal 14.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1597 cc
(97.455 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 76 × 88 mm
2.99 × 3.46 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.86
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
90 PS (89 bhp) (66 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
55.7 bhp/litre
0.91 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
134 Nm (99 ft·lb) (13.7 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
83.91 Nm/litre
1.01 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.3:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1054.4 kPa (152.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
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 11.5 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 177 km/h (110 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 83.32 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
61.28 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
82.18 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.32 kg/kW
27.26 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.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension TBA.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.76
Final drive ratio 3.82
general
Carfolio.com ID26609
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1994 Ford Escort 1.6 LX added 1995-12-06.
Last modified 2013-02-28.