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We would like to hear what you think about the Ford Granada. Let us know about your experience of this car and how any parts you had to replace performed when fitted. You can leave your comments in the comments box at the bottom of the page.

Ford Granada Overview

The Ford Granada is classed as a large executive car and was produced by Ford Europe between 1972 and 1994. The Mark I and II were marketed as the Granada across Europe but the Mark III was only known as the Granada in the UK, it was marketed as the Ford Scorpio elsewhere. The Mark III Granada was a very spacious car with plenty room inside and in the boot. They were a comfortable ride and good cars for motorway driving. These cars were known for reliability issues and they are not the most stylish looking cars. Does this sound anything like your experience of the Ford Granada?

Ford Granada History

The first generation Mark I (1972-77) was designed as a replacement for the Ford Zephyr in the UK and the Ford P7-series in Germany. This was to be the executive car offered by Ford Europe. There was a wide range of available engines for this car and was available as a saloon, estate and coupé. The second generation Mark II (1977-85) was an evolution of the previous version. The engine range was altered slightly, moving from the Essex engines to the Cologne engines, named after the areas in which they were produced.

The third generation Mark III (1985-1994) was only marketed as the Granada in the UK and Ireland. It was known as the Scorpio across continental Europe, with the Scorpio name being used for the luxury version of the UK Granada. This vehicle looked totally different than its predecessors, being rounder in shape. In 1994 the UK and Ireland joined the rest of Europe in using the Scorpio name.

Model Types

L
GL
LS
GLS
LX
GLX
Ghia
Executive
Scorpio
4x4

Fuel Economy

The Ford Granada Mk III had the following engines available: 1.8, 2.0, 2.4, 2.8 and 2.9L petrol engines and a 2.5L turbo diesel. The 2.5L diesel engine was the most economical of the range. Which engine did you have and how did it rate in terms of fuel economy? Remember the fuel type, engine size and age of vehicle are determining factors in relation to fuel economy.

Transmission

The Ford Granada was available in 4 or 5 speed manual and 3-speed automatic gearboxes. Which gearbox did you have and how did you rate its performance? You can search for your Granada gearbox parts at our Ford gearbox section where you can find very reasonably priced parts.

Parts

You can find Ford Granada parts here at Breakeryard. Our comprehensive network of UK Breakers has these parts available at some of the best prices around. As these parts can be hard to find nowadays, our Breakers are sure to be able to help. You can enter your vehicle details in our part finder or visit the Granada parts page to locate these parts.