1980 Ford Escort 1.3 GL

The Ford Escort 1.3 GL is a saloon (sedan) with 3 doors and a front mounted engine which transmits its power through the front wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.3 litre, overhead valve 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit produces 69 bhp (70 PS/51 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 100 N·m (74 lb·ft/10.2 kgm) at 3500 rpm. Power is supplied to the wheels through a 4 speed manual gearbox. The claimed kerb weight is 850 kg. The Ford Escort 1.3 GL is said to be able to attain a maxiumum speed of 157 km/h (98 mph).

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Key facts

1980 Ford Escort 1.3 GL information summary

What body style?
3 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3970 mm
How heavy?
850 kg
What size engine?
1.3 litre, 1297 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
70 PS / 69 bhp / 51 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
100 Nm / 74 ft.lb / 10.2 kgm @ 3500 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 11.9 s
How fast?
157 km/h, 98 mph

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5 door estate/​station wagon FF 4M 1117 cm3 56 PS 55 bhp 41 kW
sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1117 cm3 51 PS 50 bhp 37 kW 810 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 4M 1117 cm3 51 PS 50 bhp 37 kW 860 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 4M 1297 cm3 70 PS 69 bhp 51 kW 900 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1597 cm3 80 PS 79 bhp 59 kW 865 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1597 cm3 80 PS 79 bhp 59 kW 895 kg
3 door hatchback FF 4M 1597 cm3 97 PS 96 bhp 72 kW 895 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1597 cm3 115 PS 113 bhp 84 kW 940 kg

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1980 Ford Escort 1.3 GL data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2393 mm 94.2 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 120 mm 4.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.66
Kerb weight 850 kg 1874 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 40 litres 8.8 UK Gal 10.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.39
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.3 litre
1297 cc
(79.148 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 80 × 64.5 mm
3.15 × 2.54 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.24
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
70 PS (69 bhp) (51 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
53.2 bhp/litre
0.87 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
100 Nm (74 ft·lb) (10.2 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
77.1 Nm/litre
0.93 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system 1 Fo carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 968.9 kPa (140.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 324.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 11.9 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 157 km/h (98 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 82.3 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
60.53 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
81.18 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.52 kg/kW
27.59 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 rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 10.50 m
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 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.95
Final drive ratio 3.84
general
Carfolio.com ID41943
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1980 Ford Escort 1.3 GL added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.