2003 Ford Crown Victoria US

This vehicle has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front located engine driving through the rear wheels. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 4.6 litre capacity. This unit features single overhead camshaft valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 224 bhp (227 PS/167 kW) of power at 4800 rpm, and maximum torque of 369 N·m (272 lb·ft/37.6 kgm) at 4000 rpm. The engine drives the wheels by means of a 4 speed automatic 'box. The Ford Crown Victoria weighs a claimed 1840 kg at the kerb.

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Key facts

2003 Ford Crown Victoria US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5385 mm
How heavy?
1840 kg
What size engine?
4.6 litre, 4601 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
227 PS / 224 bhp / 167 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
369 Nm / 272 ft.lb / 37.6 kgm @ 4000 rpm

Ford Crown models

Ford Crown Victoria -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 4601 cm3 242 PS 239 bhp 178 kW 1873 kg
Ford Crown Victoria -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 4601 cm3 227 PS 224 bhp 167 kW 1873 kg
Ford Crown Victoria -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 4601 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1777 kg
Ford Crown Victoria LX -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 4601 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW 1781 kg
Ford Crown Victoria -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 4601 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1777 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 4601 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 1781 kg

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2003 Ford Crown Victoria data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2913 mm 114.7 inches
Track/tread (front) 1610 mm 63.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1666 mm 65.6 inches
Length 5385 mm 212 inches
Width 1986 mm 78.2 inches
Height 1443 mm 56.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.85
Kerb weight 1840 kg 4057 lb
Weight distribution 55 % front
fuel tank capacity 72 litres 15.8 UK Gal 19 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area 2.44
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.6 litre
4601 cc
(280.77 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 90.2 × 90 mm
3.55 × 3.54 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
227 PS (224 bhp) (167 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
48.7 bhp/litre
0.8 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
369 Nm (272 ft·lb) (37.6 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
80.2 Nm/litre
0.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; aluminium head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.4:1
Fuel system SMPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1007.8 kPa (146.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 575.13 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 123.43 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
90.78 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
121.74 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.02 kg/kW
18.4 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 2.920
Turning circle 12.30 m
Front suspension I.SLA.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.WL.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front P225/60 TR 16
Tyres rear P225/60 TR 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 305 mm
Rear brake diameter 295 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.7
Final drive ratio 2.73
general
Carfolio.com ID103598
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 40.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2003 Ford Crown Victoria added 2002-12-02.
Last modified 2013-02-28.