Ford Escort 1.6 Estate, 1998 MY

The Ford Escort 1.6 Estate is an estate/station wagon with 5 doors and a front mounted engine which delivers its power through the front wheels. Its 4 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 1.6 litres. It produces power and torque figures of 89 bhp (90 PS/66 kW) at 5500 rpm and 134 Nm (99 lbft/13.7 kgm) at 3000 rpm respectively. The engine drives the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission. Quoted weight at the kerb is 1100 kg. Maximum speed claimed is 177 km/h or 110 mph, claimed fuel consumption figures are 10.9/6.6/8.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 193.0 g/km.

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Ford Escort 1.6 Estate, 1998 MY information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4302 mm
How heavy?
1100 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1598 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
90 PS / 89 bhp / 66 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
134 Nm / 99 ft.lb / 13.7 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 12.2 s
How fast?
177 km/h, 110 mph
How economical?
10.9/6.6/8.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
193.0 CO2 g/km

Ford Escort models

3 door hatchback FF 5M 1392 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW 203.0 CO2 1005 kg
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
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

Similar models

5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1396 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 1190 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 4A 1396 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 1210 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 1997 cm3 88 PS 87 bhp 65 kW 1440 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 1997 cm3 88 PS 87 bhp 65 kW 1440 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5A 1997 cm3 88 PS 87 bhp 65 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5A 1997 cm3 88 PS 87 bhp 65 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5A 2155 cm3 95 PS 94 bhp 70 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1389 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 4A 1389 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW
Subaru Impreza Casa Blanca -
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5 door estate/​station wagon FA 4A 1493 cm3 95 PS 94 bhp 70 kW 1200 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 1581 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW 1100 kg
1998 Ford Escort 1.6 Estate data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
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 4302 mm 169.4 inches
Width 1700 mm 66.9 inches
Height 1346 mm 53 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1100 kg 2425 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 1.6 litre
1598 cc
(97.516 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 76 × 88 mm
2.99 × 3.46 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.86
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 90 PS (89 bhp) (66 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 55.7 bhp/litre
0.91 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 134 Nm (99 ft·lb) (13.7 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque 83.85 Nm/litre
1.01 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; aluminium head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.3:1
Fuel system SFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1053.8 kPa (152.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 399.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 12.2 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 177 km/h (110 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 82.03 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
60.33 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
80.91 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.57 kg/kW
27.69 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 10.9/6.6/8.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km10.9/6.6/8.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre9.2/15.2/12.2 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG25.9/42.8/34.4 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG21.6/35.6/28.7 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 193.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 190.24 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 ID522643
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Ford Escort 1.6 Estate added 2017-06-25.
Last modified 2017-06-25.