1996 Ford Ka 2

The Ford Ka 2 is a front wheel drive road car, with its motor mounted in the front, and a 3 door hatchback body. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 1.3 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 59 bhp (60 PS/44 kW) at 5000 rpm and 105 N·m (77 lb·ft/10.7 kgm) at 2500 rpm respectively. Power is delivered to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox. Claimed weight at the kerb is 908 kg. Maximum speed quoted is 150 km/h (93 mph).

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1996 Ford Ka 2 information summary

What body style?
3 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3620 mm
How heavy?
908 kg
What size engine?
1.3 litre, 1299 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
60 PS / 59 bhp / 44 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
105 Nm / 77 ft.lb / 10.7 kgm @ 2500 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 14.7 s
How fast?
150 km/h, 93 mph

Ford Ka models

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1996 Ford Ka 2 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2448 mm 96.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1395 mm 54.9 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1411 mm 55.6 inches
Length 3620 mm 142.5 inches
Width 1631 mm 64.2 inches
Height 1368 mm 53.9 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.48
Kerb weight 908 kg 2002 lb
Weight distribution 66 % front
fuel tank capacity 42 litres 9.2 UK Gal 11.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.36
Frontal area 1.88
CdA 0.68
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code 1.3i Endura-E
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.3 litre
1299 cc
(79.27 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 74 × 75.48 mm
2.91 × 2.97 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.98
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
60 PS (59 bhp) (44 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
45.4 bhp/litre
0.74 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
105 Nm (77 ft·lb) (10.7 kgm)
at 2500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
80.83 Nm/litre
0.98 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system Ford EEC V fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1015.8 kPa (147.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 324.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 10.4 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 14.7 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile 19.9 s
Standing kilometre 36.9 s
Maximum speed 150 km/h (93 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 65.88 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
48.45 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
64.98 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 20.64 kg/kW
34.47 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
turns lock-to-lock 2.900
Turning circle 9.90 m
Front suspension I.MS.LW.ARB.
Rear suspension TB.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.76
Final drive ratio 4.06
general
Carfolio.com ID26642
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 13.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1996 Ford Ka 2 added 1997-01-05.
Last modified 2013-02-28.