Ford Escort 2nd generation [restyling] 1.6 MT (1978–1980)

Car model: Ford Title: Ford Model: Escort Generation: 2nd generation [restyled] van Modification: 1.6 MT Year of issue: 1978–1980

Main characteristics


Loading height (mm) 601
Cargo compartment length (mm) 1800
Width of the cargo compartment (mm) 1320
Volume of cargo compartment (m3) 2.39
Cargo compartment height (mm) 980
Front wheel track (mm) 1270
Wheelbase (mm) 2405
Height (mm) 1545
Width (mm) 1565
Rear wheel track (mm) 1296
Length (mm) 3978


Bore (mm) 81
Number of valves per cylinder 2
Number of cylinders Four
Piston stroke (mm) 77.6
Maximum torque (N • m) 110
Maximum torque revolutions, max. (rpm) 2500
Maximum power speed, max. (rpm) 5000
Intake type Carburetor
Engine configuration Row
Engine power (hp) 61
Engine capacity (cm3) 1598
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 McPherson, with cylindrical springs and hydraulic shock absorbers

Performance indicators:

Fuel tank capacity (l) 54.6
Recommended fuel AI-92


Turning diameter (m) 8.9
Power steering Missing

Tires, wheels:

Discs Front Rear
Rim width 5.5 5.5
Rim diameter 13 13
Hole Arrangement Diameter (PCD) 108 108
Number of mounting holes Four Four
Tires Front Rear
Tire diameter 13 13
Tire height 80 80
Tire width 155 155