2007 Ford Taurus X, 2008 MY US

The Ford Taurus X is a suv/sports utility vehicle with 5 doors and a front mounted engine which supplies its power to the front wheels. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 3.5 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, a 60 degree V 6 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 260 bhp (264 PS/194 kW) of power at 6250 rpm, and maximum torque of 332 N·m (245 lb·ft/33.9 kgm) at 4500 rpm. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels by means of a 6 speed automatic 'box. It weighs a quoted 1796 kg at the kerb.

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Key facts

2007 Ford Taurus X, 2008 MY US information summary

What body style?
5 door suv/sports utility vehicle with 4/5 seats
How long?
5088 mm
How heavy?
1796 kg
What size engine?
3.5 litre, 3496 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
264 PS / 260 bhp / 194 kW @ 6250 rpm
How much torque?
332 Nm / 245 ft.lb / 33.9 kgm @ 4500 rpm

Ford Taurus models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 1999 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1798 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 3496 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW 1894 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 3496 cm3 292 PS 288 bhp 215 kW 1800 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 3496 cm3 292 PS 288 bhp 215 kW 1894 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 3496 cm3 292 PS 288 bhp 215 kW 1800 kg
Ford Taurus AWD -
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 3496 cm3 292 PS 288 bhp 215 kW 1903 kg
Ford Taurus EcoBoost -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 1999 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1798 kg
Ford Taurus SHO -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 3496 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW 1970 kg
Ford Taurus SHO Performance Package -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 3496 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 3496 cm3 267 PS 263 bhp 196 kW 1821 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 3496 cm3 267 PS 263 bhp 196 kW 1916 kg
Ford Taurus SHO -
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 3496 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW 1981 kg
Ford Taurus -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 3496 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW 1652 kg
Ford Taurus AWD -
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 3496 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW 1730 kg
Ford Taurus X -
5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle FA 6A 3496 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW 1865 kg

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2007 Ford Taurus X data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater suv/sports utility vehicle
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2868 mm 112.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1641 mm 64.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1651 mm 65 inches
Length 5088 mm 200.3 inches
Width 1902 mm 74.9 inches
Height 1712 mm 67.4 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight 1796 kg 3960 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 75.8 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 3.5 litre
3496 cc
(213.339 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92.5 × 86.7 mm
3.64 × 3.41 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.07
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 264 PS (260 bhp) (194 kW)
at 6250 rpm
Specific output 74.4 bhp/litre
1.22 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 332 Nm (245 ft·lb) (33.9 kgm)
at 4500 rpm
Specific torque 94.97 Nm/litre
1.15 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.3:1
Fuel system SMPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1193.4 kPa (173.1 psi)
Maximum RPM 6700 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 582.67 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 146.78 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
107.95 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
144.77 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.26 kg/kW
15.47 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 transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 3.150
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front P215/60 R 17
Tyres rear P215/60 R 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.74
Final drive ratio 2.77
general
Carfolio.com ID156409
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 31.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2007 Ford Taurus X added 2007-04-24.
Last modified 2013-02-28.