Ford Galaxy 2.8 CD V6 Automatic, 1998 MY

The Ford Galaxy 2.8 CD V6 is a front wheel drive road car, with its motor placed in the front, and a 5 door multi-purpose vehicle bodyshell. The 6 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 2.8 litres. It musters power and torque figures of 172 bhp (174 PS/128 kW) at 5800 rpm and 240 Nm (177 lbft/24.5 kgm) at 4200 rpm respectively. A 4 speed automatic 'box delivers the power to the wheels. Quoted kerb weight is 1696 kg. Top quoted speed is 195 km/h (121 mph), claimed fuel consumption is 17.6/9.7/12.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 305.0 g/km.

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Ford Galaxy 2.8 CD V6 Automatic, 1998 MY information summary

What body style?
5 door multi-purpose vehicle with 6/7 seats
How long?
4617 mm
How heavy?
1696 kg
What size engine?
2.8 litre, 2792 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
174 PS / 172 bhp / 128 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
240 Nm / 177 ft.lb / 24.5 kgm @ 4200 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 11 s
How fast?
195 km/h, 121 mph
How economical?
17.6/9.7/12.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
305.0 CO2 g/km

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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 176 PS 174 bhp 130 kW 1787 kg
1998 Ford Galaxy 2.8 CD V6 Automatic data
bodywork
Body type6/7 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 1696 kg 3739 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 in 15° vee
Capacity 2.8 litre
2792 cc
(170.378 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 81 × 90.3 mm
3.19 × 3.56 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.9
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 174 PS (172 bhp) (128 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output 61.6 bhp/litre
1.01 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 240 Nm (177 ft·lb) (24.5 kgm)
at 4200 rpm
Specific torque 85.96 Nm/litre
1.04 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system Bosch Motronic fuel injection
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)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 11 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 195 km/h (121 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 102.82 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
75.63 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
101.42 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.22 kg/kW
22.09 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 17.6/9.7/12.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km17.6/9.7/12.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre5.7/10.3/7.9 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG16.1/29.1/22.2 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG13.4/24.2/18.5 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 305.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 294.64 g/km
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 6J x 15
Wheel size rear 6J x 15
Tyres front 195/65 R 15
Tyres rear 195/65 R 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID499675
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 24.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Ford Galaxy 2.8 CD V6 Automatic added 2016-11-26.
Last modified 2016-11-26.