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How much horsepower does a 2000 Ford Contour have?

The 2000 Ford Contour has different horsepower ratings depending on the trim level. According to the search results, the high-performance SVT Contour has a 200 horsepower engine.

What kind of engine does a Ford Contour have?

2.5L V-6
(SVT) 4dr Sedan

MSRP $22,905
Engine 2.5L V-6
MPG 20 city / 29 hwy

Are Ford Contours good cars?

Ford Contour Ratings Overview
The average rating is a 3.9 out of 5 stars.

What Ford went 300 mph?

Ford GT
M2K Motorsports made history when their Ford GT made a 300mph standing-mile pass. We go under the hood of this amazing machine and talk power with the team behind the record.

How many 2000 Ford Contour SVT were made?

Pitched as an affordable American-made alternative to German sports sedans, the SVT Contour was only in production from 1998 to 2000, with less than 11,500 units sold.

How fast is a Ford Contour?


0 – 100 kph 8.3 s
0 – 60 mph 7.9 s
Top speed 230 kph (143 mph)

What car replaced the Ford Contour?

Ford Taurus SE
End of the Contour
In the Ford lineup, the Contour was replaced by the Ford Taurus SE (a Taurus trim line, which was introduced in 1998). Those looking for a mid-sized car tended to purchase the larger Ford Taurus, while those looking for a small sedan tended to purchase the Escort.

Why was the Ford Contour discontinued?

Ford didn’t want a bigger Contour to take away Tauri sales and look at them now. The old sporty SE was essentially replaced by the SVT, and Ford used SE for all it’s cars by 1998, so that is why it was “mainstreamed”.

Why did Ford discontinue the Contour?

probably one of the most slept on all-around performance bargains of all time. Re: Why did Ford discontinue the Contours? It was because at the time, a fully loaded Contour/Mystique was almost as expensive as a moderately, but BIGGER Taurus/Sable.

What does SVT mean in a Ford?

Special Vehicle Team
Special Vehicle Team, also known as SVT, was an arm of Ford Motor Company responsible for the development of the company’s highest-performance vehicles. Established in 1991, SVT was the successor to the SVO division.

Are Ford contours rare?

The Contour was replaced by the Ford Focus, which was also based on the European Ford platform. Today, the Contour is considered a rare and collectible car, with a small but dedicated fan base.

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