Ford Escort 1.8 Turbodiesel Saloon, 1998 MY

The Ford Escort 1.8 Turbodiesel Saloon is a front wheel drive vehicle, with the engine placed in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) bodyshell. The 4 cylinder, single overhead camshaft turbocharged powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 1.8 litres. This unit produces power and torque figures of 89 bhp (90 PS/66 kW) at 4500 rpm and 180 Nm (133 lbft/18.4 kgm) at 2000 rpm respectively. Power is supplied to the wheels through a 5 speed manual gearbox. It weighs a claimed 1106 kg at the kerb. It is claimed to manage a maxiumum speed of 177 km/h or 110 mph, claimed fuel consumption is 8.6/5.4/6.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 172.0 g/km.

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Ford Escort 1.8 Turbodiesel Saloon, 1998 MY brief technical data

What body style?4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?4295 mm
How heavy?1106 kg
What size engine?1.8 litre, 1753 cm3
How many cylinders?4, Straight
How much power? 90 PS / 89 bhp / 66 kW @ 4500 rpm
How much torque? 180 Nm / 133 ft.lb / 18.4 kgm @ 2000 rpm
How quick?0-100 km/h: 11.6 s
How fast?177 km/h, 110 mph
How economical?8.6/5.4/6.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?172.0 CO2 g/km

Ford Escort models

5 door hatchback FF 5M 1392 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW 203.0 CO2 1027 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1392 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW 203.0 CO2 1005 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1392 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW 203.0 CO2 1068 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1392 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW 203.0 CO2 1029 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1598 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 193.0 CO2 1042 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 5M 1598 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 196.0 CO2 1147 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1598 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 193.0 CO2 1100 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1598 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 193.0 CO2 1063 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1796 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 190.0 CO2 1061 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1796 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 190.0 CO2 1042 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1796 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 190.0 CO2 1100 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1796 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 190.0 CO2 1063 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1753 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 172.0 CO2 1085 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1753 cm3 70 PS 69 bhp 51 kW 179.0 CO2 1085 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1753 cm3 70 PS 69 bhp 51 kW 179.0 CO2 1104 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1753 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 172.0 CO2 1104 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1753 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 172.0 CO2 1142 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1753 cm3 70 PS 69 bhp 51 kW 179.0 CO2 1142 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1753 cm3 70 PS 69 bhp 51 kW 179.0 CO2 1106 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1597 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 1083 kg

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1998 Ford Escort 1.8 Turbodiesel Saloon data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2523 mm 99.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1439 mm 56.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1462 mm 57.6 inches
Length 4295 mm 169.1 inches
Width 1700 mm 66.9 inches
Height 1346 mm 53 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight 1106 kg 2438 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 turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.8 litre
1753 cc
(106.975 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 82.5 × 82 mm
3.25 × 3.23 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.01
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 90 PS (89 bhp) (66 kW)
at 4500 rpm
Specific output 50.8 bhp/litre
0.83 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 180 Nm (133 ft·lb) (18.4 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque 102.68 Nm/litre
1.24 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; aluminium head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 21.5:1
Fuel system diesel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1290.3 kPa (187.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 438.25 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 11.6 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 177 km/h (110 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 81.59 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
60.01 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
80.47 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.66 kg/kW
27.84 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 8.6/5.4/6.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km8.6/5.4/6.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre11.6/18.5/15.4 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG32.8/52.3/43.5 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG27.4/43.6/36.2 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 172.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 172.25 g/km
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
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6 x 14
Wheel size rear 6 x 14
Tyres front 185/60 HR 14
Tyres rear 185/60 HR 14
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID521873
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 16.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Ford Escort 1.8 Turbodiesel Saloon added 2017-06-25.
Last modified 2017-06-25.