1992 Ford Taurus

The Ford Taurus is a saloon (sedan) with 4 doors and a front mounted engine which transmits its power through the front wheels. Powering the Ford Taurus is an overhead valve, 3.8 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 140 bhp (142 PS/104 kW) at 3800 rpm and 292 N·m (215 lb·ft/29.8 kgm) at 2400 rpm respectively. Top quoted speed is 202 km/h (126 mph).

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1992 Ford Taurus information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4877 mm
What size engine?
3.8 litre, 3797 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
142 PS / 140 bhp / 104 kW @ 3800 rpm
How much torque?
292 Nm / 215 ft.lb / 29.8 kgm @ 2400 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 10.4 s
How fast?
202 km/h, 126 mph

Ford Taurus models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2931 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1420 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2986 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1520 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3191 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1565 kg
Ford Taurus SHO -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2986 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1500 kg

Similar models

BMW 325tds -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 2498 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 1350 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 2498 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 1385 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 2498 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW 1480 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 2498 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW
sedan/​saloon FF 3A 2838 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3791 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1650 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 3449 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 1770 kg
1992 Ford Taurus data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2692 mm 106 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4877 mm 192 inches
Width 1808 mm 71.2 inches
Height 1374 mm 54.1 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.32
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 3.8 litre
3797 cc
(231.707 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96.8 × 86 mm
3.81 × 3.39 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.13
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 142 PS (140 bhp) (104 kW)
at 3800 rpm
Specific output 36.9 bhp/litre
0.6 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 292 Nm (215 ft·lb) (29.8 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque 76.9 Nm/litre
0.93 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 966.4 kPa (140.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 632.83 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 10.4 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 17.7 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 202 km/h (126 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
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 unknown
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID11583
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 34.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1992 Ford Taurus added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.