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:
|Aspiration||Atmospheric / Hybrid|
|Configuration & cylinders||V configuration, six cylinders|
|Vehicle engine orientation||Longitudinal|
|Valve configuration||Dual overhead cam (DOHC)|
|Assembly sites||Lima, Ohio|
|Predecessor||Ford Duratec V6|
|Max power @ RPM||290 hp @ 6,500 rpm|
|Max torque @ RPM||265 lb-ft @ 4,000 rpm|
|Vehicle||Transmission||Drive Wheels||[email protected] RPM||Torque (lb-ft) @ RPM|
|Ford Explorer Hybrid||Ten-speed automatic||RWD/AWD||318 @ 6,500||N/A|
|Ford F-150||Six-speed automatic||RWD/4WD||285 @ 6,500||260 @ 4,000|
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