1993 Ford 5.8 Liter Specs

by Justin Cupler

The Ford 5.8-liter engine was offered in three models of trucks in 1993. The utility trucks with this engine were the F-250 and F-350. A "performance" model called the F-150 Lightning received a slightly modified version of the 5.8-liter engine. As of 2010, the 5.8-liter engine is still used in Ford cars, trucks and SUVs.

Horsepower

The 1993 Ford F-250 and F-350 use the same version of the 5.8-liter engine. This engine produces 200 horsepower. The F-150 Lightning offers a slight increase in power, and its engine produces 240 horsepower.

Torque

Torque is the twisting power of the engine and directly affects the vehicle's initial acceleration when carrying weight. The 5.8-liter engine in the 1993 F-250 and F-350 produces 310 pound-feet of torque. In the F-150 Lightning, it produces 340 pound-feet of torque.

Economy

The Lightning and the F-250 are the only 5.8-liter-equipped vehicles that have been evaluated by the EPA for fuel economy. The Lightning gets 12 miles per gallon in the city and 17 mpg on the highway. The F-250 gets 11 mpg in the city and 15 mpg on the highway.

Internals

The 5.8-liter engine has the same internal features in all three models. It has a bore of 4.0 inches and a stroke of 3.5 inches. This engine has an overall displacement of 5,752 cubic centimeters (or 351 cubic inches). It also has a compression ratio of 8.8:1.

About the Author

Justin Cupler is a professional writer who has been published on several websites including CarsDirect and Autos.com. Cupler has worked in the professional automotive repair field as a technician and a manager since 2000. He has a certificate in broadcast journalism from the Connecticut School of Broadcasting. Cupler is currently studying mechanical engineering at Saint Petersburg College.

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