1992 Ford Escort 1.4i

The Ford Escort 1.4i is a 5 door hatchback style road car with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels. Its 1.4 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder unit that develops 69 bhp (70 PS/51 kW) of power at 5600 rpm, and maximum torque of 101 N·m (74 lb·ft/10.3 kgm) at 4000 rpm. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual gearbox. It weighs a stated 1040 kg at the kerb. Maximum speed stated is 163 km/h (101 mph).

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Key facts

1992 Ford Escort 1.4i information summary

What body style?
5 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4104 mm
How heavy?
1040 kg
What size engine?
1.4 litre, 1392 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
70 PS / 69 bhp / 51 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
101 Nm / 74 ft.lb / 10.3 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 15.4 s
How fast?
163 km/h, 101 mph

Ford Escort models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 1299 cm3 61 PS 60 bhp 45 kW 970 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1597 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1105 kg
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3 door hatchback FA 5M 1998 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 1240 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 5M 1597 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 1240 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 5M 1796 cm3 130 PS 128 bhp 95 kW
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1297 cm3 61 PS 60 bhp 45 kW 905 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1392 cm3 70 PS 69 bhp 51 kW 1110 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1597 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1597 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW 1140 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1796 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW 1085 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1796 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW 1140 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1998 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 1124 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1796 cm3 131 PS 129 bhp 96 kW 1090 kg

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1992 Ford Escort 1.4i data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2525 mm 99.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1440 mm 56.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1462 mm 57.6 inches
Length 4104 mm 161.6 inches
Width 1696 mm 66.8 inches
Height 1397 mm 55 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.63
Kerb weight 1040 kg 2293 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 1.4 litre
1392 cc
(84.945 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 77.24 × 74.3 mm
3.04 × 2.93 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.04
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
70 PS (69 bhp) (51 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
49.6 bhp/litre
0.81 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
101 Nm (74 ft·lb) (10.3 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
72.56 Nm/litre
0.88 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system Ford 3D fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 911.8 kPa (132.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 348 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 15.4 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 163 km/h (101 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 67.27 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
49.47 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
66.35 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 20.21 kg/kW
33.76 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 3.000
Turning circle 10.50 m
Front suspension
Rear suspension
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 ID26730
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1992 Ford Escort 1.4i added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.