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Ford 2.3 Torque Specs

by Martin Woodfield

The Ford 2.3-liter engine was developed and manufactured by the Ford Motor Co. for use in its vehicle line-up. In past years, Ford has utilized 2.3-liter engines in a variety of vehicles, including cars and trucks, but with its latest line-up, only the Ranger truck is equipped with a 2.3-liter engine. Torque specifications for the 2.3-liter engine are the same for all Ranger models.


Ford's 2.3-liter, four-cylinder engine has 143 horsepower at 5,250 rpm, displacement of 2,260 cc, bore by stoke of 3.44 inches by 3.70 inches and a compression ratio of 9.7-to-1.


The 2.3-liter engine is capable of a maximum of 154 feet-pounds of torque.

Torque RPM

To create the 154 feet-pounds of torque, the 2.3-liter engine must be working at a rate of 3,750 rpm.

About the Author

Working out of the Pacific Northwest, Martin Woodfield has been writing professionally since 2000. Woodfield regularly covers health, politics and social issues. His work has appeared in "Mad Magazine" and "McSweeneys." He is a featured contributor for StudiousBison. Woodfield has a Bachelor of Arts in film studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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