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1990 Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 4x4
(90-93)
Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 4x4
1992 Ford Escort RS Cosworth
(92-96)
Ford Escort RS Cosworth
2003 Ford Focus RS
(03-04)
Ford Focus RS
2008 Ford Focus RS
(08-10)
Ford Focus RS
2016 Ford Focus RS
(16-18)
Ford Focus RS
Engine

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

2L Inline 4 Turbo

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

2L Inline 4 Turbo

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

2L Inline 4 Turbo

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

2.5L Inline 5 Turbo

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

2.3L Inline 4 Turbo

Drivetrain

Drivetrain Layout

Front - AWD

Drivetrain Layout

Front - AWD

Drivetrain Layout

Front - FWD

Drivetrain Layout

Front - FWD

Drivetrain Layout

Front - AWD

Top Speed

Top SpeedTop Speed

149 mph

Top SpeedTop Speed

140 mph

Top SpeedTop Speed

144 mph

Top SpeedTop Speed

155 mph

Top SpeedTop Speed

167 mph

Acceleration

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

6.3 sec

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

5.9 sec

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

6.7 sec

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

5.9 sec

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

4.7 sec

Total Power

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

217 BHP

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

227 BHP

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

212 BHP

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

296 BHP

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

345 BHP

Economy

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

26.6 mpg

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

28 mpg

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

28 mpg

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

30.5 mpg

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

36.7 mpg

Kerb Weight

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

1290 kg

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

1275 kg

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

1280 kg

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

1460 kg

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

1560 kg

Luggage

Luggage SpaceLuggage Space

420 L

Luggage SpaceLuggage Space

267 L

Luggage SpaceLuggage Space

350-1205 L

Luggage SpaceLuggage Space

396-1258 L

Luggage SpaceLuggage Space

260-1045 L

Top Speed

149 mph240 Km/h

140 mph225 Km/h

144 mph232 Km/h

155 mph250 Km/h

167 mph268 Km/h

0-62 mph

6.3 sec

5.9 sec

6.7 sec

5.9 sec

4.7 sec

Economy

26.6 mpg

28 mpg

28 mpg

30.5 mpg

36.7 mpg

Range

351 Miles564 Km

338 Miles544 Km

338 Miles544 Km

355 Miles572 Km

427 Miles688 Km

Power / Weight

168 BHP/Tonne5.94 kg/BHP

178 BHP/Tonne5.62 kg/BHP

166 BHP/Tonne6.04 kg/BHP

203 BHP/Tonne4.93 kg/BHP

221 BHP/Tonne4.52 kg/BHP

Total Power

217 BHP220 ps

227 BHP230 ps

212 BHP215 ps

296 BHP300 ps

345 BHP350 ps

Total Torque

290 NM214 lb/ft

310 NM229 lb/ft

310 NM229 lb/ft

410 NM302 lb/ft

440 NM325 lb/ft

CO2 Emissions

225 g/Km

175 g/Km

UK Tax Cost

£325

£145-£235

Model Platform

Sierra (82-93)

Escort (90-95)

Focus (98-05)

Focus (04-11)

Focus (11-18)

Doors

4

3

3

3

5

Seats

5

5

5

5

5

Cargo Space

420 L

267 L

350-1205 L

396-1258 L

260-1045 L

Turning Circle

11.9 m

Fuel Tank

60 L

55 L

55 L

53 L

53 L

Width

1698 mm

1738 mm

1772 mm

1842 mm

1823 mm

Height

1376 mm

1425 mm

1460 mm

1484 mm

1470 mm

Wheelbase

2608 mm

2552 mm

2615 mm

2640 mm

2647 mm

Length

4494 mm

4211 mm

4183 mm

4402 mm

4390 mm

Front Track

1444 mm

1467 mm

1514 mm

1575 mm

Rear Track

1460 mm

1480 mm

1514 mm

1571 mm

Configuration

Inline 4

Inline 4

Inline 4

Inline 5

Inline 4

Engine Size

2 Litre1994cc

2 Litre1993cc

2 Litre1988cc

2.5 Litre2521cc

2.3 Litre2261cc

Peak Power

217 BHP220 ps

227 BHP230 ps

212 BHP215 ps

296 BHP300 ps

345 BHP350 ps

Peak Torque

290 NM214 lb/ft

310 NM229 lb/ft

310 NM229 lb/ft

410 NM302 lb/ft

440 NM325 lb/ft

Specific Output

108 BHP/L

113 BHP/L

106 BHP/L

117 BHP/L

152 BHP/L

Aspiration

Turbo

Turbo

Turbo

Turbo

Turbo

Valvetrain

SOHC

SOHC

DOHC

DOHC

DOHC

Valves/Cylinder

4

4

4

4

4

Fuel

Petrol

Petrol

Petrol

Petrol

Petrol

Compression

8:1

8:1

8:1

8.5:1

9.4:1

Bore x Stroke

90.8x77mm

90.8x76.9mm

84.8x88mm

83x93.2mm

87.5x94mm

Fuel Injection

Injection

Injection

Multi-point

Multi-point

Direct Injection

Position

Front

Front

Front

Front

Front

Orientation

Longitudinal

Longitudinal

Transversal

Transversal

Transversal

Driven Wheels

All (AWD)

All (AWD)

Front (FWD)

Front (FWD)

All (AWD)

Front Tyres

205/50R15 Z

225/45R16 Z

225/40R18 Z

235/35R19 Z

235/35R19 V

Rear Tyres

205/50R15 Z

225/45R16 Z

225/40R18 Z

235/35R19 Z

235/35R19 V

Gearbox (MT)

5 Gears

5 Gears

5 Gears

6 Gears

6 Gears

Front Brakes

Vented Disc

Vented Disc

Vented Disc

Vented Disc

Vented Disc

Rear Brakes

Vented Disc

Vented Disc

Solid Disc

Solid Disc

Vented Disc

F. Suspension

MacPherson Strut

MacPherson Strut

MacPherson Strut

MacPherson Strut

MacPherson Strut

R. Suspension

Trailing-Arm

Torsion Beam

Multi-Link

Multi-Link

Multi-Link

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