Ford Escort 3 generation RS hatchback 3-dv. 1.6 RS 1600i MT (1982–1986)

Car model: Ford Title: Ford Model: Escort Generation: 3rd generation RS hatchback 3-dv. Modification: 1.6 RS 1600i MT Year of issue: 1982–1986

Main characteristics


Maximum amount of luggage (l) 1050
The minimum amount of luggage (l) 360
Front wheel track (mm) 1390
Wheelbase (mm) 2393
Height (mm) 1350
Width (mm) 1640
Rear wheel track (mm) 1430
Load capacity (kg) 460
Permissible gross weight (kg) 1390
Curb Weight (kg) 930
Length (mm) 4052


Bore (mm) 79.96
Number of valves per cylinder 2
Number of cylinders Four
Piston stroke (mm) 79.52
Maximum torque (N • m) 145
Maximum torque revolutions, max. (rpm) 4500
Maximum power speed, max. (rpm) 5750
Intake type Distributed injection
Engine configuration Row
Engine power (hp) 115
Engine capacity (cm3) 1597
Engine’s type Petrol


Number of steps Five
Drive unit Front
Transmission Mechanics

Suspension and brakes:

Rear brakes Drum
Front brakes Ventilated discs
Rear suspension Independent, spring, double lever
Front suspension Independent 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) 48
Fuel consumption in the city (l / 100 km) 9.2
Acceleration time to 100 km / h (s) 9
Maximum speed (km / h) 188
Recommended fuel AI-95


Turning diameter (m) 10.6
Power steering Missing

Tires, wheels:

Discs Front Rear
Rim width 6 6
Rim diameter 14 14
Hole Arrangement Diameter (PCD) 108 108
Number of mounting holes Four Four
Tires Front Rear
Tire diameter 14 14
Tire height 50 50
Tire width 190 190