1996 Ford Galaxy V6 Ghia

The Ford Galaxy V6 Ghia is a 5 door multi-purpose vehicle style road car with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 2.8 litre, single overhead camshaft 6 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit develops 174 bhp (176 PS/130 kW) of power at 5800 rpm, and maximum torque of 240 N·m (177 lb·ft/24.5 kgm) at 4200 rpm. The engine drives the wheels compliments of a 4 speed automatic set of gears. The Ford Galaxy V6 Ghia weighs a claimed 1787 kg at the kerb. Top quoted speed is 198 km/h (123 mph).

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Key facts

1996 Ford Galaxy V6 Ghia information summary

What body style?
5 door multi-purpose vehicle with 8 seats
How long?
4617 mm
How heavy?
1787 kg
What size engine?
2.8 litre, 2792 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
176 PS / 174 bhp / 130 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
240 Nm / 177 ft.lb / 24.5 kgm @ 4200 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 11.5 s
How fast?
198 km/h, 123 mph

Ford Galaxy models

5 door multi-purpose vehicle FF 5M 1896 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 176.0 CO2 1620 kg
5 door multi-purpose vehicle FF 5M 1896 cm3 110 PS 108.5 bhp 81 kW 173.0 CO2 1620 kg
5 door multi-purpose vehicle FF 4A 1896 cm3 110 PS 108.5 bhp 81 kW 208.0 CO2 1650 kg
5 door multi-purpose vehicle FF 5M 1998 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 240.0 CO2 1624 kg
5 door multi-purpose vehicle FF 5M 2295 cm3 145 PS 143 bhp 107 kW 240.0 CO2 1624 kg
5 door multi-purpose vehicle FF 4A 2295 cm3 145 PS 143 bhp 107 kW 260.0 CO2 1654 kg
5 door multi-purpose vehicle FF 5M 2792 cm3 174 PS 172 bhp 128 kW 278.0 CO2 1666 kg
5 door multi-purpose vehicle FF 4A 2792 cm3 174 PS 172 bhp 128 kW 305.0 CO2 1696 kg
1996 Ford Galaxy V6 Ghia data
bodywork
Body type8 seater multi-purpose vehicle
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2835 mm 111.6 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4617 mm 181.8 inches
Width 1810 mm 71.3 inches
Height 1730 mm 68.1 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.63
Kerb weight 1787 kg 3940 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Volkswagen
Engine code
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 2.8 litre
2792 cc
(170.378 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93 × 68.5 mm
3.66 × 2.7 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.36
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
176 PS (174 bhp) (130 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
62.3 bhp/litre
1.02 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
240 Nm (177 ft·lb) (24.5 kgm)
at 4200 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
85.96 Nm/litre
1.04 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1080.2 kPa (156.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 465.33 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 7.8 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 11.5 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 32.30 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 198 km/h (123 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 98.72 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
72.61 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
97.37 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.77 kg/kW
23.01 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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID20537
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 32.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1996 Ford Galaxy V6 Ghia added 1997-07-06.
Last modified 2013-02-28.