Ford 1.6 Ti VCT Engine problems and Specs –

Ford 1.6 Ti VCT Engine problems and Specs –

Ford Focus MkIII 1.6 125 hp

Ford Focus Duratec Ti-VCT 1,6 l. 125 hp engine is the same as the Duratec Ti-VCT 1,6 105 hp with variable valve timing, but with different camshafts, modified valve timing and exhaust, earlier cut-off, here we have the power increase of 20 hp. The resource of Ford Focus 1.6 125 hp engine according to the plant is 155 thous. miles.


Ford 1.6 Specs

Manufacturing Bridgend Engine
Production Years 2010 – nowadays
Cylinder block alloy Aluminum
The power supply system Injector
Configuration Row
Cylinders/Valves 4/16
Piston stroke, mm (inch) 81.4 (3.20)
Cylinder bore, mm (inch) 79.00 (3.11)
Compression ratio 11.0
Displacement, cc. (cu. in) 1596 (97.39)
Power output 125 hp / 6000 rpm
Torque output 159 nm / 4100 rpm
Fuel type 95 Gasoline
Environmental standards Euro 5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (mpg)

City – 8 (29.40)

Highway 4.7 (50.00)

Combine 5.9 (41.00)

Oil consumption, L/1000 km up to 0.2
Dry weight Duratec 1.6, lbs 205,03
Oil type in engine 5W-20


  • According to the manufacturer – 155 300 miles
  • Real – 200 000 miles


  • Ford C-Max
  • Ford Focus Mk. III
  • Ford Mondeo Mk IV
  • Ford Fiesta

ford 1.6 ti vct engine problems and Reliability

There is a problem with the engine timing belt, be sure to once every 100 thousand miles carried out the replacement of rollers and belts. As with previous models 1.6-liter engine, the same as reliable, with no obvious weaknesses. But according to the owners, it goes much worse than the old 115 hp 1.6 engine.

For the Ford Fiesta Mk VI This engine is available in a derated version of 120 hp.

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