Ford Escape V6, 2009 MY

The Ford Escape V6 is a front wheel drive car, with the engine positioned in the front, and a 5 door suv/sports utility vehicle body. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 3 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 240 bhp (243 PS/179 kW) of power at 6550 rpm, and maximum torque of 302 N·m (223 lb·ft/30.8 kgm) at 4300 rpm. A 6 speed automatic gearbox supplies the power to the driven wheels. It weighs a stated 1552 kg at the kerb.

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Ford Escape V6, 2009 MY information summary

What body style?
5 door suv/sports utility vehicle with 4/5 seats
How long?
4437 mm
How heavy?
1552 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2967 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
243 PS / 240 bhp / 179 kW @ 6550 rpm
How much torque?
302 Nm / 223 ft.lb / 30.8 kgm @ 4300 rpm
How economical?
18/26 US MPG EPA city/highway

Ford Escape models

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5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle F4 6A 2488 cm3 173 PS 171 bhp 128 kW 1589 kg
5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle FF 6A 2488 cm3 173 PS 171 bhp 128 kW 1522 kg
5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle F4 6A 2967 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1623 kg

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2009 Ford Escape V6 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater suv/sports utility vehicle
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2619 mm 103.1 inches
Track/tread (front) 1542 mm 60.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1529 mm 60.2 inches
Length 4437 mm 174.7 inches
Width 1806 mm 71.1 inches
Height 1725 mm 67.9 inches
Ground clearance 213 mm 8.4 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 1552 kg 3422 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 62.5 litres 13.7 UK Gal 16.5 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 litre
2967 cc
(181.057 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 89 × 79.5 mm
3.5 × 3.13 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
243 PS (240 bhp) (179 kW)
at 6550 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
80.9 bhp/litre
1.33 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
302 Nm (223 ft·lb) (30.8 kgm)
at 4300 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
101.79 Nm/litre
1.23 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminum block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.3:1
Fuel system SMPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1279.1 kPa (185.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 494.5 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 156.79 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
115.31 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
154.64 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.67 kg/kW
14.49 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 18/26 US MPG EPA city/highway
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km13.1/9.0 l/100km city/highway
km/litre7.7/11.1 km/l city/highway
UK MPG21.6/31.2 UK MPG city/highway
US MPG18.0/26.0 US MPG city/highway
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 power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front P235/70 R 16
Tyres rear P235/70 R 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 302 mm
Rear brake diameter 254 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.75
Final drive ratio 3.51
general
Carfolio.com ID322421
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 29.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2009 Ford Escape V6 added 2013-03-19.
Last modified 2013-03-20.