Key facts

1992 Ford Escort 1.6i 16v information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4104 mm
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1597 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
89 PS / 88 bhp / 66 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
130 Nm / 96 / 13.3 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 12.3 s
How fast?
177 km/h, 110 mph


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1992 Ford Escort 1.6i 16v technical specifications


The Escort 1.6i 16v is a motor vehicle from Ford, with front wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 5 door hatchback body style.
The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 1.6 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 88 bhp (89 PS/66 kW) of power at 5500 rpm, and maximum torque of 130 N·m (96 lb·ft/13.3 kgm) at 3000 rpm.
A 5 speed manual gearbox transmits the power to the driven wheels.
Its maximum speed stated is 177 km/h (110 mph).
1992 Ford Escort 1.6i 16v data
1992 Ford Escort 1.6i 16v data
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2525 99.4
Track/tread (front) 1440 56.7
Track/tread (rear) 1462 57.6
Length 4104 161.6
Width 1696 66.8
Height 1397 55
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.63
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 55 litres 12.1 UK Gal 14.5 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
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
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
89 PS (88 bhp) (66 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output
55.1 bhp/litre
0.9 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
130 Nm (96 ft·lb) (13.3 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
81.4 Nm/litre
0.98 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 10.3:1
Fuel system Ford EEC IV fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1022.9 kPa (148.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 399.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 12.3 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 177 km/h (110 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock 3.000
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.76
Final drive ratio 3.82
general ID27016
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1992 Ford Escort 1.6i 16v added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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