null 1997 Ford Aspire
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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1997 Ford Aspire specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Ford Aspire warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$9,295$9,925
    Invoice *$8,684$9,257
    Engine1.3L I-4 63 HP1.3L I-4 63 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City34.0 mpg34.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy42.2 mpg42.2 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine1.3L I-4 63 HP1.3L I-4 63 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Alternator60 amp60 amp
    Battery48 amp48 amp
    Axle Ratio4.064.06
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank10.0 gal.10.0 gal.
    Auxiliary Fuel TankN/AN/A
    Exhaustpartial stainless steelpartial stainless steel
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheel
    4WD ShiftN/AN/A
    Locking Hub ControlN/AN/A
    Limited Slip DifferentialN/AN/A
    Traction ControlN/AN/A
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic StabilityN/AN/A
    RideN/AN/A
    Ride ControlN/AN/A
    Adaptive SuspensionN/AN/A
    Auto-Levelling SuspensionN/AN/A
    Front Suspensionstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilstrut
    Front Torsion BarN/AN/A
    Front ShocksN/AN/A
    Rear Suspensionstrutstrut
    Rear Anti-Roll BarN/AN/A
    Rear Springscoilcoil
    Rear ShocksN/AN/A
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Steering CoolerN/AN/A
    Brakesfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drum
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfront
    Wheels13.0 " steel13.0 " steel
    Front TiresP165/70SR13.0BSW ASP165/70SR13.0BSW AS
    Rear Tires (if different from Front)N/AN/A
    Spare Tire and Wheelcompact steelcompact steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity44
    Front Seat Typebucketbucket
    Heated Front SeatsN/AN/A
    Front Headrestsfixedfixed
    Front ArmrestsN/AN/A
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way
    Easy EntryN/AN/A
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way
    Rear Seatsfull benchfull bench
    Rear HeadrestsN/AN/A
    Rear Child SeatsN/AN/A
    Rear ArmrestsN/AN/A
    Third Row SeatsN/AN/A
    Third Row Child SeatsN/AN/A
    Third Row ArmrestsN/AN/A
    Seat Trimclothcloth
    Door TrimN/AN/A
    Headlinerfull vinylfull vinyl
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpet
    Floor MatsN/AN/A
    Dashboard InsertN/AN/A
    Gear Shift Knob TrimN/AN/A
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    SunroofN/AN/A
    Convertible RoofN/AN/A
    Roof FeaturesN/AN/A
    Vanity MirrorsN/AN/A
    Auxiliary VisorsN/AN/A
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-night
    Rear Visor Vanity MirrorN/AN/A
    Glove Boxglove boxglove box
    Cabback InsulatorN/AN/A
    Dome Lightdome lightdome light
    Reading Lightsfrontfront
    Floor Consolefullfull
    Overhead ConsoleN/AN/A
    Cup Holderfrontfront
    Instrument Panel StorageN/AN/A
    Dashboard StorageN/AN/A
    Interior Concealed StorageN/AN/A
    Seatback Storage22
    Refrigerated BoxN/AN/A
    Manufacturer Luggage SetN/AN/A
    Door BinsN/AN/A
    Rear Door BinsN/AN/A
    Underseat TrayN/AN/A
    Cargo Concealed StorageN/AN/A
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimplasticplastic
    Cargo CoverN/AN/A
    Cargo NetN/AN/A
    Cargo Tie DownsN/AN/A
    Cargo LightN/AN/A
    Air CompressorN/AN/A
    Front Air ConditioningN/AN/A
    Climate ControlN/AN/A
    Rear Air ConditioningN/AN/A
    Air FilterN/AN/A
    Rear Heat DuctsN/AN/A
    Automatic Air RecirculationN/AN/A
    Rear HeaterN/AN/A
    Radioradio prepradio prep
    Radio Steering Wheel ControlsN/AN/A
    CDN/AN/A
    MP3 PlayerN/AN/A
    MiniDisc PlayerN/AN/A
    Speakers44
    AmplifierN/AN/A
    Radio Theft DeterrentN/AN/A
    Antennamanual retractablemanual retractable
    Cruise ControlN/AN/A
    Door Locksmanualmanual
    Heated Door LocksN/AN/A
    Remote Keyless EntryN/AN/A
    Trunk/Hatch/Door ReleaseN/AN/A
    Remote Fuel Flap ReleaseN/AN/A
    Rear Window ReleaseN/AN/A
    Rear Child Safety Door LocksN/AN/A
    Fuel Filler Door ReleaseN/AN/A
    Cell PhoneN/AN/A
    Power Outlets11
    AC power outletN/AN/A
    Trunk PulldownN/AN/A
    Driver Foot RestN/AN/A
    Retained Accessory PowerN/AN/A
    Garage Door OpenerN/AN/A
    Smokers PackageN/AN/A
    Lighter ElementsN/AN/A
    First Aid KitN/AN/A
    Emergency SOSN/AN/A
    Adjustable PedalsN/AN/A
    Entertainment CenterN/AN/A
    Voice RecorderN/AN/A
    Picnic TableN/AN/A
    Internet AccessN/AN/A
    Instrument Displayanaloganalog
    TachometerN/AN/A
    Oil Pressure GaugeN/AN/A
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt GaugeN/AN/A
    InclinometerN/AN/A
    AltimeterN/AN/A
    Heads Up DisplayN/AN/A
    ClockN/AN/A
    CompassN/AN/A
    Exterior TemperatureN/AN/A
    Systems MonitorN/AN/A
    Check ControlN/AN/A
    Trip ComputerN/AN/A
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Park Distance ControlN/AN/A
    Navigation SystemN/AN/A
    Steering WheelN/AN/A
    Steering Wheel MaterialN/AN/A
    Tow BarN/AN/A
    Front Windowsmanualmanual
    Rear Windowsfixedmanual
    Quarter Vent Rear WindowsN/Amanual
    1-Touch OpenN/AN/A
    Tinted Windowslightlight
    Double Pane Side GlassN/AN/A
    Sun BlindsN/AN/A
    Front Windshield WipersN/AN/A
    Heated Front WipersN/AN/A
    Rain Detecting WipersN/AN/A
    Speed Sensitve WipersN/AN/A
    Rear Windshield WiperN/AN/A
    Rear Heated WipersN/AN/A
    Electrically Heated WindshieldN/AN/A
    Sun Visor StripN/AN/A
    Rear DefrosterN/AN/A
    Rear BlindsN/AN/A
    Rear Windshield TypeN/AN/A
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)N/AN/A
    Daytime Running LightsN/AN/A
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact AirbagsN/AN/A
    Passenger Side Impact AirbagN/AN/A
    Overhead AirbagN/AN/A
    Occupancy SensorN/AN/A
    Childseat SensorN/AN/A
    Head ProtectionN/AN/A
    Knee AirbagN/AN/A
    Rear Side AirbagN/AN/A
    Side Impact BarsN/AN/A
    Seatbelt PretensionersN/AN/A
    Ignition DisableN/AN/A
    Panic AlarmN/AN/A
    Tracker SystemN/AN/A
    Security SystemN/AN/A
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume37.7 cu.ft.41.0 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo LengthN/AN/A
    Exterior Length152.8 "155.9 "
    Exterior Width65.7 "65.7 "
    Exterior Height55.6 "55.6 "
    Wheelbase91 "94 "
    Front Tread56 "56 "
    Rear Tread55 "55 "
    Turning Radius14.8 '15.4 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight RatingN/AN/A
    Curb Weight2,056 lbs.2,090 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight RatingN/AN/A
    Rear Gross Axle Weight RatingN/AN/A
    PayloadN/AN/A
    Max Trailer WeightN/AN/A
    Max Trailer Tongue WeightN/AN/A
    Drag Coefficient.36.36
    Front Legroom41.6 "41.6 "
    Rear Legroom33.6 "34.2 "
    Front Headroom37.8 "38.2 "
    Rear Headroom35.5 "36.4 "
    Third Row HeadroomN/AN/A
    Front Hiproom47.9 "48.7 "
    Rear Hiproom44.8 "46.3 "
    Third Row HiproomN/AN/A
    Front Shoulder Room50.3 "50.4 "
    Rear Shoulder Room49.3 "50.0 "
    Third Row Shoulder RoomN/AN/A
    Passenger Volume80 cu.ft.82 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo WidthN/AN/A
    Exterior Cargo VolumeN/AN/A
    Interior Cargo Volume14.9 cu.ft.17.0 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded37.7 cu.ft.41.0 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Mud FlapsN/AN/A
    Rear SpoilerN/AN/A
    Running BoardsN/AN/A
    Skid PlatesN/AN/A
    Trunk RackN/AN/A
    PickupN/AN/A
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-colored
    Rear BumperN/AN/A
    Rear Step BumperN/AN/A
    Bodyside Moldingsbody-coloredbody-colored
    Bodyside InsertN/AN/A
    Bodyside CladdingN/AN/A
    Rocker Panel ExtensionsN/AN/A
    Wheel WellN/AN/A
    Fender FlaresN/AN/A
    Grille Moldingsbody-coloredbody-colored
    Paintmonotonemonotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual manual remotedual manual remote
    TraileringN/AN/A
    Trailering HarnessN/AN/A
    Trailering HitchN/AN/A
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles60/unlimited60/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,000
    Maintenance Months/MilesN/AN/A
    Accessories Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1997 Ford Aspire 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.
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