The Ford galaxy is a large, five-door multipurpose vehicle (MPV). There are a variety of Ford Galaxy models. From the five-door MPV 1.8 TDCi, with 100bhp and seven seats, to the five-door MPV 1.8 TDCi with 125bhp, to the top-specification five-door MPV 2.3 Zetec Auto seven-seat with 161bhp, all Ford Galaxy models aim to offer performance and leg room.
General Engine Specs
The mid-specification Ford Galaxy 2.0, released in 2008, possesses a front/transverse, four-inline cylinder unleaded engine, with 1997cc (121.86 cu in) of displacement. The engine has a compression ratio of 10.8:1 and bore x stroke of 3.4 x 3.3 in (87.5 x 83.1mm). It utilises a fuel injection system and employs liquid to cool the engine. Fuel is controlled using a double-overhead cam (DOHC), and the engine is lubricated by a wet sump.
Transmission and Brake Specs
The Ford Galaxy uses a five- or six-speed transmission and can come with automatic and manual gear boxes. It possesses an anti-lock braking system (ABS).
Different models of the Ford Galaxy can generate between 100bhp and 161bhp. The Ford Galaxy 2.0 is able to generate 143bhp (107kW at 6000 rpms). In addition it possesses a maximum torque of 185 Nm (18.9 kgf-m/136.5ft.-lbs.) at 4500 rpms.
The Ford Galaxy 2.0 TDCi Ghia has been recorded to be able to accelerate from 0 to 60mph in 9.9 seconds and possess a top speed of 120mph.
Fuel System and Capacity
The diesel engine in the Ford Galaxy provides the car with a fuel economy of approximately 34.4mph in urban areas, 51.4mpg in rural areas and a combined fuel economy of 43.5mpg. It has a fuel capacity of 18.49 gal (70l). CO2 emissions are 120 grams per kilometre.
Weight and Dimensions
The Ford Galaxy has a dry weight of 2,447.1lbs. (1,110kg), a fully loaded maximum weight of 4,446kg. (1,859kg), and a towing weight of 5,2321kg. (2,500kg). It has an overall width of 74.4 inches (1,890mm), an overall height of 69.7 inches (1,770mm), a ground clearance of 4.7 inches (120mm), and a wheelbase of 98 inches (2,490mm).