30 Jul '11, 10pm

Ford reveals new Explorer fuel economy figures: Ford has revealed the fuel economy figures for the new Ford Expl...

Ford has revealed the fuel economy figures for the new Ford Explorer – and it will be the most fuel efficient seven-passenger SUV on the market. The vehicle will deliver an EPA-certified 28mpg on the highway with an all-new 2.0litre EcoBoost engine. The engine combines petrol direct injection and turbocharging with smaller overall displacement, and delivers comparable power to a standard V6 engine with the fuel efficiency of a four-cylinder engine. All this, while delivering 240hp at 5,500rpm and 270lb-ft of torque. Fuel efficiency and responsiveness is boosted by direct injection and twin independent variable camshaft timing. Its efficiency is further enhanced by low friction 5W-GF5 motor oil; a variable displacement air conditioning compressor; a unique 6F35 six-speed automatic transmission; and electric power-assisted steering. In addition, with its standard V6 it deliv...

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greentechmedia.com 09 Aug '11, 7pm

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