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Ford Taurus Limited AWD

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Ford Taurus Limited AWD

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3496 cm3 / 213.3 cu in / 213.3 cu in, 196.0 kW / 262.8 hp / 262.8 hp @ 6251 rpm / 6251 rpm / 6251 rpm, 337.6 N·m / 249.0 lb·ft / 249.0 lb·ft @ 4501 rpm / 4501 rpm / 4501 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, four wheel drive, consumption 12.4 l/100km / 22.8 mpg-UK / 19.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from2008
ModelTaurus Limited AWDIssued 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)595 l / 21.01 cu ft / 21.01 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)3058 l / 107.99 cu ft / 107.99 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)500 l / 17.66 cu ft / 17.66 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length5130 mm / 202.0 in / 202.0 inTotal (curb) weight1107 kg / 2441 lb / 2441 lb
Width1900 mm / 74.8 in / 74.8 inDry weight
Height1570 mm / 61.8 in / 61.8 inLoad capacity623 kg / 1373 lb / 1373 lb
Wheelbase2870 mm / 113.0 in / 113.0 inGross (max.) weight1730 kg / 3814 lb / 3814 lb
Track frontTowing weight454 kg / 1001 lb / 1001 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity78 l / 17.2 UK gal / 20.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.79  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.54 m2 / 27.3 sq ft / 27.3 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 valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore
FuelStroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjection. Sequentially electronic fuel injectionEngine displacement3496 cm3 / 213.3 cu in / 213.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpwetMax. output power196.0 kW / 262.8 hp / 262.8 hp at 6251 rpm / 6251 rpm / 6251 rpm
AspirationMax. torque337.6 N·m / 249.0 lb·ft / 249.0 lb·ft at 4501 rpm / 4501 rpm / 4501 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)78.4 kW / 105.1 hp / 105.1 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output56.1 kW/l / 1.232 bhp/cu in / 1.232 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque96.6 N·m/l / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefour 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 ratio241.2 kW/ton / 182.7 bhp/ton / 182.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)13.8 l/100km / 20.5 mpg-UK / 17.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)9.8 l/100km / 28.8 mpg-UK / 24.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)12.4 l/100km / 22.8 mpg-UK / 19.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions218 g/km / 351 g/mi / 351 g/mi
  Range629 km / 391 mi / 391 mi

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle13.0 m / 42.7 ft / 42.7 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/55-R18Tyres rear225/55-R18
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Taurus Limited AWD

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