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Ford Taunus III 1.3 Specs

(1979 - 1982) - Technical Specifications for Years 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982
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With a fuel consumption of 9 litres/100km - 31 mpg UK - 26 mpg US (Average), 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 17.7 seconds, a maximum top speed of 88 mph (142 km/h), a curb weight of 2172 lbs (985 kgs), the Taunus III 1.3 has a naturally-aspirated Inline 4 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code JAR.
This engine produces a maximum power of 59 PS (58 bhp - 43 kW) at 5750 rpm and a maximum torque of 92 Nm (67 lb.ft) at 3500 rpm. The power is transmitted to the road by the rear wheel drive (RWD) with a 4 speed Manual gearbox.
On the topic of chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behavior and ride comfort, the Taunus III has Independent. McPherson. coil springs. anti-roll bar front suspension and De Dion axle. Coil springs rear suspension. Stock tire sizes are 165 / - on 13 inch rims at the front, and 165 / - on 13 inch rims at the rear. For stopping power, the Taunus III 1.3 braking system includes Discs at the front and Drums at the rear.
The Taunus III model is a car manufactured by Ford, sold new from year 1979 until 1982, and available after that as a used car.

Ford Taunus III 1.3 Engine Technical Data Ford Taunus III 1.3 Engine Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders : Inline 4
Engine Code : JAR
Fuel type : Petrol
Fuel System : Carburetor Ford VV
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 79 cu-in / 1294 cm3
Bore x Stroke : 3.11 x 2.6 inches
79.0 x 66.0 mm
Number of valves : 8 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 8.0
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 58 HP / 59 PS / 43 kW
@ 5750 rpm
Maximum torque : 67 lb-ft / 92 Nm
@ 3500 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

Ford Taunus III 1.3 Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range Ford Taunus III 1.3 Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range

Fuel Consumption - Economy - Combined: 26 MPG
9 L/100 Km
31 MPG UK
Range : 373 miles / 600 Km
Fuel Tank Capacity : 14.3 gallons
54 L
11.9 UK gallons
CO2 emissions : 215 g/Km (estimate)

Ford Taunus III 1.3 Performance Ford Taunus III 1.3 Performance

Top Speed : 88 Mph / 142 Km/h
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : 17.7 s

Ford Taunus III 1.3 Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight Ford Taunus III 1.3 Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight

Num. of Doors : 4
Wheelbase : 101.57 inches / 258.0 cm
Length : 170.87 inches / 434.0 cm
Width : 67.32 inches / 171.0 cm
Height : 53.54 inches / 136.0 cm
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : -
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Discs
(- inches / - mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Drums
(- inches / - mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : 165/- R13
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : 165/- R13
Curb Weight : 2172 lbs / 985 Kg
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 16.7 kg/hp
Trunk / Boot capacity : 17.1 cu-ft / 483 L
Front Suspension : Independent. McPherson. coil springs. anti-roll bar
Rear Suspension : De Dion axle. Coil springs
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What engine is in Ford Taunus III 1.3?
The Ford Taunus III 1.3 has a Inline 4, Petrol engine with 1294 cm3 / 79 cu-in capacity.

How many horsepower (hp) does a 1979 Ford Taunus III 1.3 have?
The 1979 Ford Taunus III 1.3 has 59 PS / 58 bhp / 43 kW.

How much does a Ford Taunus III 1.3 weighs?
The Ford Taunus III 1.3 weighs 985 Kg / 2172 lbs.

What is the top speed of a Ford Taunus III 1.3?
The Ford Taunus III 1.3 top speed is 142 Km/h / 88 mph.

Is Ford Taunus III 1.3 All Wheel Drive (AWD)?
No, the Ford Taunus III 1.3 is not All Wheel Drive (AWD). It's Rear Wheel Drive (RWD).