Ford Escort 2nd generation [restyling] sedan 1.3 S MT (1978–1980)

Car model: Ford Title: Ford Model: Escort Generation: 2nd generation [restyling] sedan Modification: 1.3 S MT Year of issue: 1978–1980

Main characteristics


Maximum amount of luggage (l)410
Front wheel track (mm)1289
Wheelbase (mm)2407
Height (mm)1398
Width (mm)1596
Rear wheel track (mm)1315
Load capacity (kg)440
Permissible gross weight (kg)1355
Curb Weight (kg)915
Length (mm)4058


Bore (mm)80.98
Number of valves per cylinder2
Number of cylindersFour
Piston stroke (mm)62.99
Maximum torque (N • m)98
Maximum torque revolutions, max. (rpm)4500
Maximum power speed, max. (rpm)5750
Intake typeCarburetor
Engine configurationRow
Engine power (hp)73
Engine capacity (cm3)1298
Engine’s typePetrol


Number of stepsFour
Drive unitRear

Suspension and brakes:

Rear brakesDrum
Front brakesDisk drives
Rear suspensionDependent, spring, with telescopic shock absorbers
Front suspensionIndependent spring McPherson, with hydraulic shock absorbers, with stabilizer bar

Performance indicators:

Fuel consumption in the combined cycle (l / 100 km)7.8
Fuel tank capacity (l)41
Acceleration time to 100 km / h (s)13.7
Maximum speed (km / h)156
Recommended fuelAI-92


Turning diameter (m)9.8
Power steeringMissing

Tires, wheels:

Rim width5.55.5
Rim diameter1313
Hole Arrangement Diameter (PCD)108108
Number of mounting holesFourFour
Tire diameter1313
Tire height8282
Tire width155155