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GE 1996 Ford Windstar

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1996 Ford Windstar specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1996 Ford Windstar warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

1996 Ford Windstar Base Cargo Van1996 Ford Windstar Base Cargo Van1996 Ford Windstar GL Passenger Van
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$18,270$18,270$19,590
    Invoice *$16,603$16,563$17,725
    Engine3.0L V-6 150 HP3.0L V-6 150 HP3.0L V-6 150 HP
    Transmission4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City17.0 mpg17.0 mpg17.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy25.0 mpg25.0 mpg25.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine3.0L V-6 150 HP3.0L V-6 150 HP3.0L V-6 150 HP
    Transmission4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Battery52 amp52 amp72 amp
    Axle Ratio3.983.983.98
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheelfront-wheel
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barN/A
    Front TiresP215/70PR15.0BSW ASP215/70PR15.0BSW ASP205/70PR15.0BSW AS
    Rear Tires (if different from Front)757575
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating CapacityN/AN/A7
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Front Driver Seat Direction ControlsN/AN/A2-way
    Front Passenger Seat Direction ControlsN/AN/A2-way
    Rear SeatsN/AN/Abench
    Seat TrimvinylvinylN/A
    Floor TrimcarpetcarpetN/A
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    RadioAM/FM stereoAM/FM stereoAM/FM stereo
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear Windshield Wiperrear windshield wiperrear windshield wiperrear windshield wiper
  • Safety
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count3 doors3 doors3 doors
    Exterior Length201.2 "201.2 "201.2 "
    Exterior Width75.4 "75.4 "75.4 "
    Exterior Height68.0 "68.0 "68.0 "
    Wheelbase121 "121 "121 "
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating5,000 lbs.5,000 lbs.5,000 lbs.
    Curb Weight3,487 lbs.3,487 lbs.3,733 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight2,000 lbs.2,000 lbs.2,000 lbs.
  • Exterior Features
    Exterior Mirrorsmanual drivermanual driverdual manual
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1996 Ford Windstar safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
  Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Specs section.

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