Ford Granada 2300L Estate, 1981 MY

This automobile has a 5 door estate/station wagon body style with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. The 6 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 2.3 litres. It provides power and torque figures of 114 bhp (116 PS/85 kW) at 5300 rpm and 175 Nm (129 lbft/17.8 kgm) at 3000 rpm respectively. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual transmission. Claimed weight at the kerb is 1365 kg.

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Ford Granada 2300L Estate, 1981 MY information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4760 mm
How heavy?
1365 kg
What size engine?
2.3 litre, 2294 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
116 PS / 114 bhp / 85 kW @ 5300 rpm
How much torque?
175 Nm / 129 ft.lb / 17.8 kgm @ 3000 rpm

Ford Granada models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1993 cm3 102 PS 101 bhp 75 kW 1185 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 1993 cm3 102 PS 101 bhp 75 kW 1285 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 2112 cm3 64 PS 63 bhp 47 kW 1275 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 2994 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 1422 kg

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5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 1979 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1170 kg
1981 Ford Granada 2300L Estate data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2769 mm 109 inches
Track/tread (front) 1516 mm 59.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1537 mm 60.5 inches
Length 4760 mm 187.4 inches
Width 1793 mm 70.6 inches
Height 1379 mm 54.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight 1365 kg 3009 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 61.8 litres 13.6 UK Gal 16.3 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 2.3 litre
2294 cc
(139.988 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 90 × 60.1 mm
3.54 × 2.37 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.5
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
116 PS (114 bhp) (85 kW)
at 5300 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
49.7 bhp/litre
0.81 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
175 Nm (129 ft·lb) (17.8 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
76.29 Nm/litre
0.92 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.75:1
Fuel system 1 So carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 958.6 kPa (139 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 382.33 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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 84.68 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
62.28 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
83.52 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.06 kg/kW
26.82 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 longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.CS.
Rear suspension I.STA.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.64
general
Carfolio.com ID65791
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 30.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1981 Ford Granada 2300L Estate added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.