Engines
[ Compiled by: Qwertz9586 ]
[ First Posted: August 4, 2004 ]
Sorted by Starting Year. Click the image to enlarge.
HSC (1986-1991)
VIN Code: D
Displacement:2.5L (153ci)
Bore:3.70" (93.98mm)
Stroke:3.60" (91.44mm)
Engine Type:Inline 4
Cast Iron Block and Head
Valvetrain:Pushrod; 2 Valves per Cylinder; Timing Chain
Compression Ratio:9.0:1
Interference:Unknown
Computer:EEC-IV / OBD-I
Fuel Injection:Throttle Body ('86-'90) /
Sequential (1991)
Ignition:Breakerless Distributor
Horsepower*:88-105 @ 4600 RPM
Torque*:130 lb.-ft @ 2800 RPM
*Varies by year

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Vulcan (1986-1990)
VIN Code: U
Displacement:3.0L (182ci)
Bore:3.50" (88.9mm)
Stroke:3.10" (78.74mm)
Engine Type:60° V6
Cast Iron Block and Heads
Valvetrain:Pushrod; 2 Valves per Cylinder; Timing Chain
Compression Ratio:9.3:1
Interference:No
Computer:EEC-IV / OBD-I
Fuel Injection:Multi-Point
Ignition:Breakerless Distributor
Horsepower:140 @ 4800 RPM
Torque:160 lb.-ft @ 3000 RPM

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Essex (1988-1989)
VIN Code: 4
Displacement3.8L (232ci)
Bore:3.80" (96.52mm)
Stroke:3.40" (86.36mm)
Engine Type:90° V6
Cast Iron Block
Aluminum Heads
Valvetrain:Pushrod; 2 Valves per Cylinder; Timing Chain
Compression Ratio:9.0:1
Interference:No
Computer:EEC-IV / OBD-I
Fuel Injection:Multi-Point
Ignition:Breakerless Distributor
Horsepower:140 @ 3800 RPM
Torque:210 lb.-ft @ 2200 RPM

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Yamaha (1989-1995) - Manual Transaxle
VIN Code: Y
Displacement3.0L (182ci)
Bore:3.50" (88.9mm)
Stroke:3.15" (80.01mm)
Engine Type:60° V6
Cast Iron Block and Heads
Valvetrain:DOHC; 4 Valves per Cylinder; Timing Belt*
Compression Ratio:9.8:1
Interference:No
Computer:EEC-IV / OBD-I
Fuel Injection:Sequential Electronic
Ignition:Electronic Coil Pack
Horsepower:220 @ 6000 RPM
Torque:200 lb.-ft @ 4800 RPM
*Belt drives master cam; Chain drives slave cams

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Essex (1990-1995)
VIN Code: 4
Displacement3.8L (232ci)
Bore:3.80" (96.52mm)
Stroke:3.40" (86.36mm)
Engine Type:90° V6
Cast Iron Block
Aluminum Heads
Valvetrain:Pushrod; 2 Valves per Cylinder; Timing Chain
Compression Ratio:9.0:1
Interference:No
Computer:EEC-IV / OBD-I
Fuel Injection:Sequential Electronic
Ignition:Breakerless Distributor
Horsepower:140 @ 3800 RPM
Torque:215 lb.-ft @ 2400 RPM

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Essex (1990-1995) - Police Version
VIN Code: 4
Displacement3.8L (232ci)
Bore:3.80" (96.52mm)
Stroke:3.40" (86.36mm)
Engine Type:90° V6
Cast Iron Block
Aluminum Heads
Valvetrain:Pushrod; 2 Valves per Cylinder; Timing Chain
Compression Ratio:9.0:1
Interference:No
Computer:EEC-IV / OBD-I
Fuel Injection:Sequential Electronic
Ignition:Breakerless Distributor
Horsepower*:140-160 @ 3800 RPM
Torque:220 lb.-ft @ 2200 RPM
*Varies by year

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Vulcan (1991-1995)
VIN Code: U, 1, 2
Displacement:3.0L (182ci)
Bore:3.50" (88.9mm)
Stroke:3.10" (78.74mm)
Engine Type:60° V6
Cast Iron Block and Heads
Valvetrain:Pushrod; 2 Valves per Cylinder
Compression Ratio:9.3:1
Interference:No
Computer*:EEC-IV* / OBD-I*
Fuel Injection:Sequential Electronic
Ignition:Breakerless Distributor /
Electronic Coil Pack**
Horsepower:140 @ 4800 RPM
Torque:160 lb.-ft @ 3000 RPM
*About 200 1995 Vulcans received EEC-V and OBD-II.
**Only on '93-'95 Flex Fuel models

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Yamaha (1993-1995) - Auto Transaxle
VIN Code: P
Displacement3.2L (195ci)
Bore:3.62" (91.95mm)
Stroke:3.15" (80.01mm)
Engine Type:60° V6
Cast Iron Block and Heads
Valvetrain:DOHC; 4 Valves per Cylinder; Timing Belt*
Compression Ratio:9.8:1
Interference:No
Computer:EEC-IV / OBD-I
Fuel Injection:Sequential Electronic
Ignition:Electronic Coil Pack
Horsepower:220 HP @ 6200 RPM
Torque:215 lb.-ft @ 4000 RPM
*Belt drives master cam; Chain drives slave cams

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Vulcan (1996-1999)
VIN Code: U, 1, 2
Displacement:3.0L (182ci)
Bore:3.50" (88.9mm)
Stroke:3.10" (78.74mm)
Engine Type:60° V6
Cast Iron Block and Heads
Valvetrain:Pushrod; 2 Valves per Cylinder; Timing Chain
Compression Ratio:9.3:1
Interference:No
Computer:EEC-V / OBD-II
Fuel Injection:Sequential Electronic
Ignition:Electronic Coil Pack
Horsepower:145 @ 5250 RPM
Torque:170 lb.-ft @ 3250 RPM

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Duratec (1996-1999)
VIN Code: S
Displacement:3.0L (182ci)
Bore:3.50" (88.9mm)
Stroke:3.15" (80.01mm)
Engine Type:60° V6
Aluminum Block and Heads
Valvetrain:DOHC; 4 Valves per Cylinder; Timing Chain
Compression Ratio:10.0:1
Interference:Yes
Computer:EEC-V / OBD-II
Fuel Injection:Sequential Electronic
Ignition:Electronic Coil Pack
Horsepower:200 @ 5750 RPM
Torque:200 lb.-ft @ 4500 RPM

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Yamaha (1996-1999)
VIN Code: N
Displacement3.4L (207ci)
Bore:3.24" (82.3mm)
Stroke:3.13" (79.5mm)
Engine Type:60° V8
Aluminum Block and Heads
Valvetrain:DOHC; 4 Valves per Cylinder; Timing Chain
Compression Ratio:9.8:1
Interference:Yes
Computer:EEC-V / OBD-II
Fuel Injection:Sequential Electronic
Ignition:Electronic Coil-On-Plug
Horsepower:235 @ 6100 RPM
Torque:230 lb.-ft @ 4800 RPM

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Vulcan (2000)
VIN Code: U, 1, 2
Displacement:3.0L (182ci)
Bore:3.50" (88.9mm)
Stroke:3.10" (78.74mm)
Engine Type:60° V6
Cast Iron Block and Heads
Valvetrain:Pushrod; 2 Valves per Cylinder; Timing Chain
Compression Ratio:9.3:1
Interference:No
Computer:EEC-V / OBD-II
Fuel Injection:Sequential Electronic
Ignition:Electronic Coil Pack
Horsepower:153-155* @ 5000 RPM
Torque:186 lb.-ft @ 3250 RPM
*Varies by source

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Duratec (2000)
VIN Code: S
Displacement:3.0L (182ci)
Bore:3.50" (88.9mm)
Stroke:3.15" (80.01mm)
Engine Type:60° V6
Aluminum Block and Heads
Valvetrain:DOHC; 4 Valves per Cylinder; Timing Chain
Compression Ratio:10.0:1
Interference:Yes
Computer:EEC-V / OBD-II
Fuel Injection:Sequential Electronic
Ignition:Electronic Coil-On-Plug
Horsepower:200 @ 5500 RPM
Torque:200 lb.-ft @ 4500 RPM

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Vulcan (2001-2003)
VIN Code: U, 1, 2
Displacement:3.0L (182ci)
Bore:3.50" (88.9mm)
Stroke:3.10" (78.74mm)
Engine Type:60° V6
Cast Iron Block and Heads
Valvetrain:Pushrod; 2 Valves per Cylinder; Timing Chain
Compression Ratio:9.3:1
Interference:No
Computer:EEC-V / OBD-II
Fuel Injection:Sequential Electronic
Ignition:Electronic Coil Pack
Horsepower:153-155* @ 5000 RPM
Torque:186 lb.-ft @ 3250 RPM
*Varies by source

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Duratec (2001-2003)
VIN Code: S
Displacement:3.0L (182ci)
Bore:3.50" (88.9mm)
Stroke:3.15" (80.01mm)
Engine Type:60° V6
Aluminum Block and Heads
Valvetrain:DOHC; 4 Valves per Cylinder; Timing Chain
Compression Ratio:10.0:1
Interference:Yes
Computer:EEC-V / OBD-II
Fuel Injection:Sequential Electronic
Ignition:Electronic Coil Pack
Horsepower:200 @ 5500 RPM
Torque:200 lb.-ft @ 4500 RPM

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Vulcan (2004-2007)
VIN Code: U, 1, 2
Displacement:3.0L (182ci)
Bore:3.50" (88.9mm)
Stroke:3.10" (78.74mm)
Engine Type:60° V6
Cast Iron Block and Heads
Valvetrain:Pushrod; 2 Valves per Cylinder; Timing Chain
Compression Ratio:9.5:1
Interference:No
Computer:EEC-V / OBD-II
Fuel Injection:Sequential Electronic
Ignition:Electronic Coil Pack
Horsepower:153-155* @ 5000 RPM
Torque:186 lb.-ft @ 3250 RPM
*Varies by source

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Duratec (2004-2005)
VIN Code: S
Displacement:3.0L (182ci)
Bore:3.50" (88.9mm)
Stroke:3.15" (80.01mm)
Engine Type:60° V6
Aluminum Block and Heads
Valvetrain:DOHC; 4 Valves per Cylinder; Timing Chain
Compression Ratio:10.0:1
Interference:Yes
Computer:EEC-V / OBD-II
Fuel Injection:Sequential Electronic
Ignition:Electronic Coil-On-Plug
Horsepower:201 @ 5500 RPM
Torque:207 lb.-ft @ 4500 RPM

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Cyclone (2008-2009)
VIN Code: W
Displacement:3.5L (213ci)
Bore:3.64" (92.5mm)
Stroke:3.41" (86.7mm)
Engine Type:60° V6
Aluminum Block and Heads
Valvetrain:DOHC; 4 Valves per Cylinder; DAMB Tappets
Compression Ratio:10.3:1
Interference:Yes
Computer:EEC-V / OBD-II
Fuel Injection:Sequential Electronic
Ignition:Electronic Coil-On-Plug
Horsepower:263 @ 6250 RPM
Torque:249 lb.-ft @ 4500 RPM

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