1984 Ford Escort Diesel

This vehicle has a saloon (sedan) type body with a front located engine powering the front wheels. Power is produced by a single overhead camshaft, 1.6 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 54 bhp (55 PS/40 kW) at 4800 rpm and 95 N·m (70 lb·ft/9.7 kgm) at 3000 rpm respectively. A 5 speed manual gearbox delivers the power to the driven wheels. The quoted kerb weight is 870 kg. Top stated speed is 146 km/h, or 91 mph.

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1984 Ford Escort Diesel information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3970 mm
How heavy?
870 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1608 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
55 PS / 54 bhp / 40 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
95 Nm / 70 ft.lb / 9.7 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How fast?
146 km/h, 91 mph

Ford Escort models

5 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1608 cm3 55 PS 54 bhp 40 kW 910 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1993 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 914 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1298 cm3 83 PS 82 bhp 61 kW 805 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1599 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW 851 kg
Ford Escort RS1600 -
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1599 cm3 115 PS 113 bhp 84 kW 785 kg
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 1098 cm3 56 PS 55 bhp 41 kW 871 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1098 cm3 56 PS 55 bhp 41 kW 805 kg
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 1298 cm3 66 PS 65 bhp 48 kW 871 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1298 cm3 66 PS 65 bhp 48 kW 805 kg
Ford Escort 1300 Saloon -
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1298 cm3 58 PS 57 bhp 43 kW 805 kg
sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1298 cm3 83 PS 82 bhp 61 kW 805 kg
sedan/​saloon FR 4M 940 cm3 45.1 PS 44.5 bhp 33.2 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1558 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 871 kg

Similar models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1588 cm3 55 PS 54 bhp 40 kW 980 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1492 cm3 60 PS 59 bhp 44 kW 920 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1297 cm3 57 PS 56 bhp 42 kW 820 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1297 cm3 58 PS 57 bhp 43 kW 800 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1270 cm3 60 PS 59 bhp 44 kW 870 kg
sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1196 cm3 56 PS 55 bhp 41 kW 740 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1124 cm3 60 PS 59 bhp 44 kW 870 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1118 cm3 56 PS 55 bhp 41 kW 843 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 1272 cm3 56 PS 55 bhp 41 kW 740 kg
1984 Ford Escort Diesel data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2400 mm 94.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1400 mm 55.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1423 mm 56 inches
Length 3970 mm 156.3 inches
Width 1640 mm 64.6 inches
Height 1380 mm 54.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 870 kg 1918 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.39
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated diesel
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1608 cc
(98.126 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 80 × 80 mm
3.15 × 3.15 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 55 PS (54 bhp) (40 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output 33.6 bhp/litre
0.55 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 95 Nm (70 ft·lb) (9.7 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque 59.08 Nm/litre
0.71 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 21.5:1
Fuel system Bo Diesel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 742.4 kPa (107.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 402 cc
Aspiration Normal D.
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 146 km/h (91 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 62.93 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
46.28 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
62.07 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 21.61 kg/kW
36.09 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
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.LW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.LW.TRA.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 3.58
general
Carfolio.com ID26928
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1984 Ford Escort Diesel added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.