Ford Escort 1st generation sedan 1.3 GT MT (1968–1970)

Car model: Ford Title: Ford Model: Escort Generation: 1st generation sedan Modification: 1.3 GT MT Year of issue: 1968–1970

Main characteristics


The minimum amount of luggage (l) 380
Front wheel track (mm) 1244
Wheelbase (mm) 2400
Height (mm) 1397
Width (mm) 1569
Rear wheel track (mm) 1270
Ground clearance (mm) 160
Permissible gross weight (kg) 1175
Curb Weight (kg) 830
Length (mm) 4064


Bore (mm) 81
Number of valves per cylinder 2
Number of cylinders Four
Piston stroke (mm) 63
Maximum torque (N • m) 101
Maximum torque revolutions, max. (rpm) 4300
Maximum power revolutions, min. (rpm) 5800
Intake type Carburetor
Engine configuration Row
Availability of intercooler Not
Engine power (hp) 63
Engine capacity (cm3) 1297
Engine’s type Petrol


Number of steps Four
Drive unit Rear
Transmission Mechanics

Suspension and brakes:

Rear brakes Drum
Front brakes Disk drives
Rear suspension Dependent, spring, with telescopic shock absorbers
Front suspension Independent, spring, McPherson

Performance indicators:

Fuel consumption in the combined cycle (l / 100 km) 9.4
Fuel tank capacity (l) 41
Acceleration time to 100 km / h (s) 14.8
Maximum speed (km / h) 147
Recommended fuel AI-92


Power steering Missing

Tires, wheels:

Discs Front Rear
Rim width Five Five
Rim diameter 12 12
Number of mounting holes Four Four
Tires Front Rear
Tire diameter 12 12
Tire height 80 80
Tire width 155 155