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Ford Taurus

(1992 model)

Brief specs of 1992 Ford Taurus

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 2931 cm3 / 178.9 cu in / 178.9 cu in, 104.4 kW / 140.0 hp / 140.0 hp @ 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm, 217.0 N·m / 160.1 lb·ft / 160.1 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1992
ModelTaurusIssued until
SerieTaurusNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4877 mm / 192.0 in / 192.0 inTotal (curb) weight1420 kg / 3131 lb / 3131 lb
Width1808 mm / 71.2 in / 71.2 inDry weight
Height1374 mm / 54.1 in / 54.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2692 mm / 106.0 in / 106.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1565 mm / 61.6 in / 61.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1537 mm / 60.5 in / 60.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.81  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.32Frontal area (A)2.11 m2 / 22.7 sq ft / 22.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.68 m2 / 7.3 sq ft / 7.3 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.8 kW / 22.5 hp / 22.5 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore88.9 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke78.7 mm / 3.10 in / 3.10 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.13
Fuel supplyEngine displacement2931 cm3 / 178.9 cu in / 178.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity488.50 cm3/cylinder / 29.810 cu in/cylinder / 29.810 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power104.4 kW / 140.0 hp / 140.0 hp at 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque217.0 N·m / 160.1 lb·ft / 160.1 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)41.8 kW / 56.0 hp / 56.0 hp (est.)
CoolantotherSpecific output35.6 kW/l / 0.783 bhp/cu in / 0.783 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque74.0 N·m/l / 0.65 lb·ft/cu in / 0.65 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)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio98.6 kW/ton / 74.7 bhp/ton / 74.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel 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 alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Taurus

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