Sarkie's Parking Space

Sarkie's Parking Space


The Crusader was a run-out model for the Cortina and was based on the standard GL with some optional extras and the option of two tone paintwork.

1.3 OHV*/1.6 OHC with single variable venturi carburettor
2.0 OHC with twin venturi carburettor
all with automatic choke

*Saloon only

4 Speed manual/3 Speed Automatic*
synchromesh on all forward gears

*Available on 1.6/2.0 models only

Rack & Pinion

Front suspension: Independent. Short and long arms with coil springs and anti-roll bar. Telescopic shock absorbers.

Rear Suspension: Four bar link. Variable rate coil springs and anti-roll bar. Gas shock absorbers.

Self Adjusting 9.75" Front discs, 8" Rear drums*

*9" Rear drums on 2.0

165 SR x 13 radial ply tyres on steel wheels with 5" rims
Wheel rim emblellishers

35 A/H alternator
Halogen headlamps
Two speed wipers with flick wipe and electric screen wash
Tailgate wash/wipe*
Heated rear window
Hazard warning lights
Reversing lights
Rear Fog Lights**
Single tone horn

*Estate models only
**Single Fog light on Estate

4 door Saloon and 4 door Estate
Laminated windscreen
Tinted glass
Black side window frames
Black radiator grille*
Two-tone body side & bonnet strip
Black bodyside mouldings
Bright bumpers with wrap-around end caps**
'Crusader' Boot badge
Black windscreen and rear window inserts
Bright belt rail moulding
Black driver(remotely opperated) and passenger door mirrors
Anti-burst door locks
Child proof locks on rear doors
Body dimensions

*Upper body coloured on two-tone models
**Black bumpers with wrap-around end caps on two-tone models

Four spoke steering wheel
PVC gearshift & handbrake gaiters
Wood veneer facia
Wood veneer door cappings
Durham/Crushed Velour fabric trim
Colour coded loop pile cabin carpet
Boot mat
Reclining front seats
Adjustable head restraints
Seat valances
Door bins with Crushed Velour fabric inserts
Front inertia reel seat belts
Folding rear seat*
Rear centre armrest
Carpeted rear parcel shelf**
Dipping rear view mirror
Heater demister with variable speed fan
Full centre console unit
Glove box with lid
Ford P21 push button radio
Quartz Clock
Trinket tray
Front & rear grab handles
Two rear coat hooks
Cigar lighter
Courtesy Light
Door operated load compartment light
Driver and passenger sunvisors
Perforated headlining

*Estate models only
**Saloon models only

Fuel gauge
Water temperature gauge
Instrument illumination control
Ignition, alternator, oil pressure & main beam warning lights
Brake failure warning light

Cortina Mk5/V Crusader

Cortina Mk5/V Crusader Estate

Cortina Mk5/V Crusader

Cortina Mk5/V Crusader Interior

Cortina Mk5/V Crusader Interior