Ford Escort 3 generation RS hatchback 3-dv. 1.6 RS Turbo MT (1984–1986)

Car model: Ford Title: Ford Model: Escort Generation: 3rd generation RS hatchback 3-dv. Modification: 1.6 RS Turbo MT Year of issue: 1984–1986

Main characteristics


Maximum amount of luggage (l) 1050
The minimum amount of luggage (l) 360
Front wheel track (mm) 1422
Wheelbase (mm) 2402
Height (mm) 1369
Width (mm) 1640
Rear wheel track (mm) 1440
Load capacity (kg) 460
Permissible gross weight (kg) 1410
Curb Weight (kg) 950
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) 180
Maximum torque revolutions, max. (rpm) 3000
Maximum power speed, max. (rpm) 6000
Intake type Distributed injection
Engine configuration Row
Boost type Turbo
Engine power (hp) 132
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) 8.6
Fuel tank capacity (l) 48
Fuel consumption in the city (l / 100 km) 10.9
Acceleration time to 100 km / h (s) 8.6
Maximum speed (km / h) 200
Recommended fuel AI-95


Turning diameter (m) 10.6
Power steering Missing

Tires, wheels:

Discs Front Rear
Rim width 6 6
Rim diameter 15 15
Hole Arrangement Diameter (PCD) 108 108
Number of mounting holes Four Four
Tires Front Rear
Tire diameter 15 15
Tire height 50 50
Tire width 195 195