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 cylinder2
Number of cylindersFour
Piston stroke (mm)79.52
Maximum torque (N • m)145
Maximum torque revolutions, max. (rpm)4500
Maximum power speed, max. (rpm)5750
Intake typeDistributed injection
Engine configurationRow
Engine power (hp)115
Engine capacity (cm3)1597
Engine’s typePetrol


Number of stepsFive
Drive unitFront

Suspension and brakes:

Rear brakesDrum
Front brakesVentilated discs
Rear suspensionIndependent, spring, double lever
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)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 fuelAI-95


Turning diameter (m)10.6
Power steeringMissing

Tires, wheels:

Rim width66
Rim diameter1414
Hole Arrangement Diameter (PCD)108108
Number of mounting holesFourFour
Tire diameter1414
Tire height5050
Tire width190190