Ford Escort: Replacing The Tires

The Small Family Car

The Fort Escort was a small family car made between 1968 to 2002 by Ford of Britain and Ford Germany. There were many different small cars named as Escort by the Ford between 1981 and 2003 and were produced in North America.

The famous car maker is planning to launch Ford Escort in 2014 for the Chinese market.

Engine Specifications and features

- The first reduced specification version of the Ford Squire was named as Ford Escort and the 1950 estate car version of the Ford Anglia 100E was also named as Escort. It was not able to achieve good sale figures as compared to other members of the 100E model car family.

- In January 1995 the Ford Escort was revised and had new front lights, bonnet, front wings, front and rear bumpers, door handles and radiator grilles.

- In order to give it more ultra modern looks the interiors of the car were also revised with all the dashboard arrangement.

Revisions that were made later

- The entry level engines were also revised with 1.3L upgraded with Kent/Valencia family the Endura-E and IV Fiesta and Ka called as 1.4L CVH was replaced by the new CVH-PTE unit.

- The 1.8 diesel and 1.6/1.8 zetec units were left completely unchanged.

- The BC series transmission was also improved with advanced iB5 version and was introduced as running change.

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Technical Characteristics of Ford Escort

Technical Characteristics of 1975 Ford Escort RS2000 produced by Ford (DE).

Body Type Saloon (sedan) 2 doors / 4 seats
Weight 923 Kg
Length 4110 mm
Height 1397 mm
Wheelbase 2408 mm
Front Track 1278 mm
Rear Track 1298 mm
Ground Clearance 159 mm
Fuel Capacity 40 liters
Engine location front
Engine alignment longitudinal
Drive Wheels Rear wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion
Fuel Supply System 1 We carb
Max Power 111HP (82 kW) @ 5500 rpm
Max Torque 162Nm @ 4000 rpm
CO2 Emissions n/a
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 1993 cc
Bore 90 mm
Stroke 77 mm
Cam Design SOHC - Single Overhead Camshaft
Cylinders 4 INLINE
Valves per cylinder 2
Total Valves 8
Compression Ratio 9.2:1
Aspiration Normal
Front Brakes Di
Rear Brakes Dr-S
Standard Wheels n/a
Standard Tyres n/a
Suspension Front I.MS.CS.
Suspension Rear LA.SE.
Transmission manual
Number of gears 4
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h n/a
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City 10.8 l/100km
Road 5.8 l/100km
Mixt 7.7 l/100km