Ford Escort 1.4, 1998 MY

Ford Escort 1.4 is an automobile that has a 3 door hatchback body style with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels. Its 4 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 1.4 litres. It musters power and torque figures of 74 bhp (75 PS/55 kW) at 5500 rpm and 109 Nm (80 lbft/11.1 kgm) at 2750 rpm respectively. The engine drives the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox. Stated weight at the kerb is 1005 kg. Its maximum speed claimed is 169 km/h or 105 mph, claimed fuel consumption is 11.8/6.8/8.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 203.0 g/km.

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Ford Escort 1.4, 1998 MY information summary

What body style?
3 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4138 mm
How heavy?
1005 kg
What size engine?
1.4 litre, 1392 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
75 PS / 74 bhp / 55 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
109 Nm / 80 ft.lb / 11.1 kgm @ 2750 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 14.4 s
How fast?
169 km/h, 105 mph
How economical?
11.8/6.8/8.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
203.0 CO2 g/km

Ford Escort models

5 door hatchback FF 5M 1392 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW 203.0 CO2 1027 kg
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
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1796 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 190.0 CO2 1042 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1796 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 190.0 CO2 1061 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 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 172.0 CO2 1106 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 1.4 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
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 4138 mm 162.9 inches
Width 1700 mm 66.9 inches
Height 1346 mm 53 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight 1005 kg 2216 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 naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.4 litre
1392 cc
(84.945 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 77.2 × 74.3 mm
3.04 × 2.93 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.04
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 75 PS (74 bhp) (55 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 53.2 bhp/litre
0.87 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 109 Nm (80 ft·lb) (11.1 kgm)
at 2750 rpm
Specific torque 78.3 Nm/litre
0.95 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system SFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 984 kPa (142.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 348 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 14.4 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 169 km/h (105 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 74.66 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
54.91 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
73.63 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 18.21 kg/kW
30.42 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 11.8/6.8/8.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km11.8/6.8/8.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre8.5/14.7/11.5 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG23.9/41.5/32.5 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG19.9/34.6/27.0 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 203.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 201.84 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 ID521928
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Ford Escort 1.4 added 2017-06-25.
Last modified 2017-06-25.