Ford Taurus V6, 2017 MY US

The Ford Taurus V6 is a saloon (sedan) with 4 doors and a front mounted engine which delivers its power to the front wheels. Its 6 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 3.5 litres. It provides power and torque figures of 288 bhp (292 PS/215 kW) at 6500 rpm and 345 Nm (254 lbft/35.2 kgm) at 4000 rpm respectively. The engine powers the wheels via a 6 speed automatic gearbox. Stated weight at the kerb is 1800 kg.

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Ford Taurus V6, 2017 MY US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5154 mm
How heavy?
1800 kg
What size engine?
3.5 litre, 3496 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
292 PS / 288 bhp / 215 kW @ 6500 rpm
How much torque?
345 Nm / 254 ft.lb / 35.2 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How economical?
18/27/21 US MPG EPA city/highway/combined

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 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 FF 6A 3496 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW 1796 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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2017 Ford Taurus V6 data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2868 mm 112.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1659 mm 65.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1664 mm 65.5 inches
Length 5154 mm 202.9 inches
Width 1935 mm 76.2 inches
Height 1542 mm 60.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.8
Kerb weight 1800 kg 3968 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 72 litres 15.8 UK Gal 19 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 292 PS (288 bhp) (215 kW)
at 6500 rpm
Specific output 82.4 bhp/litre
1.35 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 345 Nm (254 ft·lb) (35.2 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque 98.68 Nm/litre
1.19 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast aluminum block; aluminum head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.8:1
Fuel system SMPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1240.1 kPa (179.9 psi)
Maximum 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 162.22 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
119.31 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
160 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.38 kg/kW
14 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 18/27/21 US MPG EPA city/highway/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km13.1/8.7/11.2 l/100km city/highway/combined
km/litre7.7/11.5/8.9 km/l city/highway/combined
UK MPG21.6/32.4/25.2 UK MPG city/highway/combined
US MPG18.0/27.0/21.0 US MPG city/highway/combined
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
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID507540
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 31.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2017 Ford Taurus V6 added 2017-01-07.
Last modified 2017-01-10.