Ford Mustang LX Automatic, 1989 MY

Ford Mustang LX is a car that has a 2 door fastback body style with a front located engine supplying power to the rear wheels. Powering the Ford Mustang LX is an overhead valve, 2.3 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 90 bhp (91 PS/67 kW) at 3800 rpm and 176 N·m (130 lb·ft/17.9 kgm) at 2800 rpm respectively. The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 4 speed automatic gearbox.

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Key facts

Ford Mustang LX Automatic, 1989 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fastback with 2+2 seats
How long?
4562 mm
What size engine?
2.3 litre, 2301 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
91 PS / 90 bhp / 67 kW @ 3800 rpm
How much torque?
176 Nm / 130 ft.lb / 17.9 kgm @ 2800 rpm

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4942 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW 1463 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 2302 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
3 door fastback FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
3 door fastback FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
3 door fastback FR 5M 2301 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW 1280 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2301 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW 1250 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 2301 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW
3 door fastback FR 4A 2301 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 2301 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW 1340 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 2301 cm3 89 PS 88 bhp 66 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
3 door fastback FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
3 door fastback FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fastback FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fastback FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2301 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door fastback FR 5M 2301 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door fastback FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fastback FR 4A 4942 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 2301 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 2301 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
1989 Ford Mustang LX Automatic data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fastback
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2553 mm 100.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1438 mm 56.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1448 mm 57 inches
Length 4562 mm 179.6 inches
Width 1755 mm 69.1 inches
Height 1323 mm 52.1 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 58.3 litres 12.8 UK Gal 15.4 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.3 litre
2301 cc
(140.416 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96.04 × 79.4 mm
3.78 × 3.13 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.21
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
91 PS (90 bhp) (67 kW)
at 3800 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
39.1 bhp/litre
0.64 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
176 Nm (130 ft·lb) (17.9 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
76.49 Nm/litre
0.92 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system MPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 961.2 kPa (139.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 575.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
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 longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 5 x 14
Wheel size rear 5 x 14
Tyres front P195/75 R 14
Tyres rear P195/75 R 14
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 256 mm
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.75
Final drive ratio 3.73
general
Carfolio.com ID455345
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 22.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1989 Ford Mustang LX Automatic added 2016-01-17.
Last modified 2016-01-17.