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Ford 3.3L Duratec 33 Engine

The Duratec 33 is a naturally aspirated V6 engine from Ford Motor used to power full-size pickup trucks and utility vehicles, or more commonly known as SUVs. Featuring a dual overhead cam (DOHC) design, in a V configuration, the Ford 3.3L Duratec architecture has been part of the Ford Cyclone engine family since 2018.

This engine shares several mechanical characteristics with the Ford 3.5L Duratec 35 engine, such as twin-independent variable cam timing (Ti-VCT) and direct injection. This engine is also available in hybrid form in the 2020 Ford Explorer where it not only sees significant increases in horsepower and torque, but also improved fuel economy. The Ford 3.3L Duratec 33 engine powers the following vehicles:


Engine familyCyclone
Displacement3.3 liters
AspirationAtmospheric / Hybrid
Configuration & cylindersV configuration, six cylinders
Vehicle engine orientationLongitudinal
Valve configurationDual overhead cam (DOHC)
Assembly sitesLima, Ohio
PredecessorFord Duratec V6
SuccessorCurrently none


Bore90.4 mm
Stroke86.6 mm
Compression ratio12.0:1
Max power @ RPM290 hp @ 6,500 rpm
Max torque @ RPM265 lb-ft @ 4,000 rpm
Cylinder headAluminum
Cylinder blockAluminum
Camshaft driveChain

Vehicle Applications

VehicleTransmissionDrive WheelsPower@ RPMTorque (lb-ft) @ RPM
Ford Explorer HybridTen-speed automaticRWD/AWD318 @ 6,500 N/A
Ford F-150Six-speed automaticRWD/4WD285 @ 6,500260 @ 4,000


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