Ford Explorer V8, 2010 MY

The Explorer V8 is a four wheel drive suv/sports utility vehicle passenger car with a front mounted engine, manufactured by Ford. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 4.6 litre capacity. This unit features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 8 cylinder layout, and 3 valves per cylinder. It produces 292 bhp (296 PS/218 kW) of power at 5700 rpm, and maximum torque of 427 N·m (315 lb·ft/43.5 kgm) at 4000 rpm. Power is delivered to the wheels via a 6 speed automatic gearbox. It weighs a claimed 2169 kg at the kerb.

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Ford Explorer V8, 2010 MY information summary

What body style?
5 door suv/sports utility vehicle with 6 seats
How long?
4912 mm
How heavy?
2169 kg
What size engine?
4.6 litre, 4601 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
296 PS / 292 bhp / 218 kW @ 5700 rpm
How much torque?
427 Nm / 315 ft.lb / 43.5 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How economical?
14/19 US MPG EPA city/highway

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5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle F4 6A 4601 cm3 296 PS 292 bhp 218 kW 2141 kg
5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle F4 6A 4601 cm3 296 PS 292 bhp 218 kW 2180 kg

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2010 Ford Explorer V8 data
bodywork
Body type6 seater suv/sports utility vehicle
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2888 mm 113.7 inches
Track/tread (front) 1547 mm 60.9 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1570 mm 61.8 inches
Length 4912 mm 193.4 inches
Width 1872 mm 73.7 inches
Height 1849 mm 72.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight 2169 kg 4782 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 85.2 litres 18.7 UK Gal 22.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 4.6 litre
4601 cc
(280.77 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 90.2 × 90 mm
3.55 × 3.54 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
3 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
296 PS (292 bhp) (218 kW)
at 5700 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
63.5 bhp/litre
1.04 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
427 Nm (315 ft·lb) (43.5 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
92.81 Nm/litre
1.12 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; aluminum head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.8:1
Fuel system SPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1166.2 kPa (169.1 psi)
Maximum RPM 6250 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 575.13 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 136.5 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
100.39 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
134.62 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.96 kg/kW
16.64 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 14/19 US MPG EPA city/highway
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km16.8/12.4 l/100km city/highway
km/litre6.0/8.1 km/l city/highway
UK MPG16.8/22.8 UK MPG city/highway
US MPG14.0/19.0 US MPG city/highway
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels four wheel drive  
Torque split
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 3.600
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/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 305 mm
Rear brake diameter 300 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.69
Final drive ratio 3.55
general
Carfolio.com ID322674
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 40.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2010 Ford Explorer V8 added 2013-03-19.
Last modified 2013-03-19.