About Ford Tempo
The Ford Tempo is a compact car that made its debut in 1984. The model years of the auto are from 1984 to 1994. The model serves as a variant version of the Ford Fairmont. It is manufactured and marketed by the Ford Motor Company. The designer of the auto is Jack Telnack. It has received much acclaim from the mass thanks to its high-quality classic parts and well-function automotive design. It features high-level and brand-new. The Tempo is assembled and produced mainly in the United States, Mexico, and Canada.
The Ford Tempo belongs to a compact car in terms of the vehicle size class. In regards to the automotive design, it adopts a front-engine, front-wheel-drive (FWD) layout, or FF layout. The vehicle is also offered in the front-engine, four-wheel-drive (4WD) layout. The Tempo utilizes a steel unibody as its chassis. Its steering is by power-assisted rack and pinion, with three turns lock-to-lock. The tires have three levels, with a standard of 175/80R13, higher trim levels of 185/70R14, and sportier models of Michelin TRX 185/65R365 metric tires on Aluminum wheels. When it comes to the vehicle dimensions, take the first-generation Tempo as an example: it measures 176.7 in (4,488 mm) in length, 68.3 in (1,735 mm) in width, and 52.7 in (1,339 mm) in height. The automobile has a wheelbase of 99.9 in (2,537 mm).
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The Tempo has been known as the most popular model in the compact vehicle industry thanks to its solid OEM parts and pleasant driving experience. Through generations of upgrades, the Tempo is equipped with much more useful parts and nice accessories. From a gasoline engine to a diesel one, the auto is now more economical and powerful. In late 1985, the 4-speed manual transmission was updated to a five-speed one. The parts of the instrument panel also get redesigned, with a new, easier-to-read gauge layout. And all switches and controls are placed within easy reach of the driver. All these changes that happened to the exterior and interior parts have allowed the auto to be more user-friendly and competitive.
The Tempo puts much emphasis on the issue of safety, too. It is ranked as the first production automobile in American history to be equipped with a driver's side airbag as a supplemental restraint system. What's more, a special windshield design is also later added to minimize lacerations to passengers. The Ford Tempo has built its reputation with its reliable performance and smooth ride. During its production years, the Ford Tempo kept improving and refining itself.