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Ford Galaxy V6 Ghia

(1996 model)

Brief specs of 1996 Ford Galaxy V6 Ghia

5-door 8-seater minivan (multi-purpose vehicle, MPV), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve V engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 2792 cm3 / 170.4 cu in / 170.4 cu in, 129.8 kW / 174.1 hp / 174.1 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 240.0 N·m / 177.0 lb·ft / 177.0 lb·ft @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 198 km/h / 123 mph / 123 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1996
ModelGalaxy V6 GhiaIssued until
SerieGalaxyNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typeminivan (multi-purpose vehicle, MPV)Number of seats8
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5730 l / 202.35 cu ft / 202.35 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4617 mm / 181.8 in / 181.8 inTotal (curb) weight1787 kg / 3940 lb / 3940 lb
Width1810 mm / 71.3 in / 71.3 inDry weight
Height1730 mm / 68.1 in / 68.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2835 mm / 111.6 in / 111.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.63  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.66 m2 / 28.6 sq ft / 28.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore93.0 mm / 3.66 in / 3.66 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke68.5 mm / 2.70 in / 2.70 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.36
Fuel supplyEngine displacement2792 cm3 / 170.4 cu in / 170.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity465.33 cm3/cylinder / 28.396 cu in/cylinder / 28.396 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power129.8 kW / 174.1 hp / 174.1 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque240.0 N·m / 177.0 lb·ft / 177.0 lb·ft at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)52.8 kW / 70.8 hp / 70.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output46.5 kW/l / 1.022 bhp/cu in / 1.022 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque86.0 N·m/l / 0.75 lb·ft/cu in / 0.75 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)7.80 s / 7.80 s / 7.80 sTop (maximal) speed198 km/h / 123 mph / 123 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)11.50 s / 11.50 s / 11.50 sPower-to-weight ratio97.4 kW/ton / 73.8 bhp/ton / 73.8 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)32.30 s / 32.30 s / 32.30 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/50-R15Tyres rear195/50-R15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Galaxy V6 Ghia

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