Ford Falcon 2008
This is what Ewan Kennedy liked most about this particular version of the Ford Falcon: Roomy, Huge amount of variety, Spare parts are reasonably priced
The 2008 Ford Falcon carries a braked towing capacity of up to 2300 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.
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Ford Falcon 2008 Q&As
Check out real-world situations relating to the Ford Falcon 2008 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.
Ford Falcon 2008: Not getting enough from tank of LPG
Check the system to see which LPG company developed the system for Ford and take it to them for checking. If you are unsure which company made it contact Mercer Industries (03 8788 1000).
Ford Falcon: LPG availability
I wouldn't be at all concerned about LPG being available, but I would strongly advise that you do your homework on where you can buy LPG before you leave home. The distribution network of LPG in country areas has never been as comprehensive as it is in cities, and that's what you've found.
Ford Falcon 2008: Torque converter issues
Talk to the dealer about recalibrating the transmission to avoid the problem. They should have a fix for it.
Ford Falcon 2009: Turbo tuning
Dealers don't do that sort of work any more; they simply change oil, give it a bit of a grease, and hand it back to you. You obviously want more, and for that you have to go to a specialist mechanic who has the knowledge and experience, and equipment to do what you want.
Ford Falcon 2008 Wheel size
Wheel size for the 2008 Ford Falcon will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted. Standard wheel sizes on the Ford Falcon vary from 16x6.5 inches to 18x8 inches.
|Ford Falcon Model||Body Type||Front Tyre Size||Front Rim||Rear Tyre Size||Rear Rim|
|SR||Sedan||225x50 R17||17x7.5 inches||225x50 R17||17x7.5 inches|
|SR (lpg)||Sedan||225x50 R17||17x7.5 inches||225x50 R17||17x7.5 inches|
|XT||Sedan||215x60 R16||16x6.5 inches||215x60 R16||16x6.5 inches|
|ES||Sedan||235x45 R17||17x8 inches||235x45 R17||17x8 inches|
|XL||Ute||215x60 R16||16x6.5 inches||215x60 R16||16x6.5 inches|
|base||Ute||215x60 R16||16x6.5 inches||215x60 R16||16x6.5 inches|
|XL Tradesman||Ute||215x60 R16||16x6.5 inches||215x60 R16||16x6.5 inches|
|XLS||Ute||215x55 R16||16x7 inches||215x55 R16||16x7 inches|
|XT||Wagon||215x50 R16||16x6.5 inches||215x50 R16||16x6.5 inches|
|XT (lpg)||Wagon||215x50 R16||16x6.5 inches||215x50 R16||16x6.5 inches|
|Futura||Wagon||215x50 R16||16x6.5 inches||215x50 R16||16x6.5 inches|
|Futura (lpg)||Wagon||215x50 R16||16x6.5 inches||215x50 R16||16x6.5 inches|
Ford Falcon 2008 Towing capacity
The Ford Falcon’s towing capacity ranges from 1200kg to 2300kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.
|Ford Falcon Model||Body Type||Specs||Braked Capacity|
|SR||Sedan||4.0L,ULP,4 SP AUTO||2300kg|
|SR (lpg)||Sedan||4.0L,LPG,4 SP AUTO||2300kg|
|XT||Sedan||4.0L,ULP,5 SP MAN||1200kg|
|XT||Sedan||4.0L,ULP,4 SP AUTO||2300kg|
|XL||Ute||4.0L,ULP,5 SP MAN||1200kg|
|base||Ute||4.0L,ULP,6 SP MAN||1200kg|
|XL Tradesman||Ute||4.0L,ULP,5 SP MAN||1200kg|
|XL||Ute||4.0L,ULP,4 SP AUTO||2300kg|
|XT||Wagon||4.0L,ULP,4 SP AUTO||2300kg|
|XT (lpg)||Wagon||4.0L,LPG,4 SP AUTO||2300kg|
|Futura||Wagon||4.0L,ULP,4 SP AUTO||2300kg|
|Futura (lpg)||Wagon||4.0L,LPG,4 SP AUTO||2300kg|