2003 Ford Freestar, 2004 MY US

The Ford Freestar is a front wheel drive motor car, with the engine mounted in the front, and a 5 door multi-purpose vehicle bodyshell. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 4.2 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 6 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 201 bhp (204 PS/150 kW) of power at 4250 rpm, and maximum torque of 356 N·m (263 lb·ft/36.3 kgm) at 3650 rpm. A 4 speed automatic transmission delivers the power to the driven wheels. Its quoted weight at the kerb is 1939 kg.


Key facts

2003 Ford Freestar, 2004 MY US information summary

What body style?
5 door multi-purpose vehicle with 6/7 seats
How long?
5105 mm
How heavy?
1939 kg
What size engine?
4.2 litre, 4195 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
204 PS / 201 bhp / 150 kW @ 4250 rpm
How much torque?
356 Nm / 263 ft.lb / 36.3 kgm @ 3650 rpm

Ford Freestar models

5 door multi-purpose vehicle FF 4A 3802 cm3 196 PS 193 bhp 144 kW 1939 kg
2003 Ford Freestar data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
Body type6/7 seater multi-purpose vehicle
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 3068 mm 120.8 inches
Track/tread (front) 1633 mm 64.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1595 mm 62.8 inches
Length 5105 mm 201 inches
Width 1946 mm 76.6 inches
Height 1748 mm 68.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.66
Kerb weight 1939 kg 4275 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 98.5 litres 21.7 UK Gal 26 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 6 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.2 litre
4195 cc
(255.995 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96.8 × 95 mm
3.81 × 3.74 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.02
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 204 PS (201 bhp) (150 kW)
at 4250 rpm
Specific output 47.9 bhp/litre
0.79 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 356 Nm (263 ft·lb) (36.3 kgm)
at 3650 rpm
Specific torque 84.86 Nm/litre
1.03 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction iron block; aluminium head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.3:1
Fuel system SMPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1066.4 kPa (154.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 699.17 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
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 105.1 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
77.3 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
103.66 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.94 kg/kW
21.61 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front P225/60 R 16
Tyres rear P225/60 R 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/BeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 292 mm
Rear brake diameter 310 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.7
Final drive ratio 3.54
Carfolio.com ID145706
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 34.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2003 Ford Freestar added 2006-09-10.
Last modified 2013-02-28.