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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

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

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$27,620$30,220$31,590
    Invoice *$24,142$26,352$27,517
    EngineStandard:4.6L V-8 215 HP 290 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpmAvailable:5.4L V-8 230 HP 325 ft.lbs. @ 3,000 rpmStandard:4.6L V-8 215 HP 290 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpmAvailable:5.4L V-8 230 HP 325 ft.lbs. @ 3,000 rpmStandard:4.6L V-8 215 HP 290 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpmAvailable:5.4L V-8 230 HP 325 ft.lbs. @ 3,000 rpm
    Transmission4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City18.0 mpg16.8 mpg18.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy24.0 mpg21.6 mpg24.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    EngineStandard:4.6L V-8 215 HP 290 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpmAvailable:5.4L V-8 230 HP 325 ft.lbs. @ 3,000 rpmStandard:4.6L V-8 215 HP 290 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpmAvailable:5.4L V-8 230 HP 325 ft.lbs. @ 3,000 rpmStandard:4.6L V-8 215 HP 290 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpmAvailable:5.4L V-8 230 HP 325 ft.lbs. @ 3,000 rpm
    Transmission4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Alternator130 amp130 amp130 amp
    BatteryStandard:72 amp with run down protectionAvailable:78 amp heavy duty with run down protectionStandard:72 amp with run down protectionAvailable:78 amp heavy duty with run down protectionStandard:72 amp with run down protectionAvailable:78 amp heavy duty with run down protection
    Axle RatioStandard:3.31Available:3.73Standard:3.55Available:3.733.31Standard:3.31Available:3.73
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel TankStandard:26.0 gal.Available:30.0 gal.30.0 gal.Standard:26.0 gal.Available:30.0 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steelstainless steel
    Drive Typerear-wheelpart-time four-wheelrear-wheel
    4WD ShiftN/AelectronicN/A
    Locking Hub ControlN/AautomaticN/A
    Limited Slip DifferentialAvailable:limited slip differentialAvailable:limited slip differentialAvailable:limited slip differential
  • Steering and Suspension
    Auto-Levelling SuspensionAvailable:rearAvailable:rearAvailable:rear
    Front SuspensionN/AtorsionN/A
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoiltorsion barcoil
    Rear Suspensionrigid axle multi-linkrigid axle multi-linkrigid axle multi-link
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Steeringre-circulating ballre-circulating ballre-circulating ball
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels16.0 " silver styled steel16.0 " silver styled steel16.0 " chrome aluminum
    Front TiresStandard:P255/70SR16.0BSW ASAvailable:P255/70SR16.0OWL ATStandard:P255/70SR16.0BSW ASAvailable:P255/70SR16.0OWL ATP265/70SR16.0OWL ATP255/70SR16.0OWL AT
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size steelfull-size steelfull-size steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating CapacityStandard:6Available:9Standard:6Available:9Standard:5Available:8
    Front Seat TypeStandard:40-60 split-benchAvailable:60-40 split-benchcaptainStandard:40-60 split-benchAvailable:60-40 split-benchcaptaincaptain
    Front Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Front ArmrestsStandard:center w/storageAvailable:driver and passengercenter w/storagedriver and passenger
    Front Driver Seat Direction ControlsStandard:4-wayAvailable:(6-way power)(4-way power)Standard:4-wayAvailable:(6-way power)Standard:8-way (4-way power)Available:(6-way power)
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear Seats60-40 split-bench60-40 split-bench60-40 split-bench
    Rear Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Rear Armrestscentercentercenter
    Third Row SeatsAvailable:removable full benchAvailable:removable full benchAvailable:removable full bench
    Seat TrimStandard:clothAvailable:leatherStandard:clothAvailable:leatherleather
    Door Trimcarpet lowercarpet lowercarpet lower
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor TrimStandard:carpetAvailable:vinyl/rubberStandard:carpetAvailable:vinyl/rubbercarpet
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    SunroofN/AN/AAvailable:power
    Roof FeaturesAvailable:roof rackAvailable:roof rackroof rack
    Vanity MirrorsStandard:passengerAvailable:dual illuminatedStandard:passenger illuminatedAvailable:illuminated driverdual illuminated
    Auxiliary Visorsdualdualdual
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxglove boxglove boxglove box
    Dome Lightdome lightdome lightdome light
    Reading Lightsfrontfrontfront & rear
    Floor ConsoleAvailable:fullAvailable:fullfull
    Overhead ConsoleAvailable:full with storageAvailable:full with storageStandard:full with storageAvailable:mini
    Cup HolderStandard:front and rearAvailable:frontStandard:front and rearAvailable:frontfront and rear
    Instrument Panel Storagebinbinbin
    Dashboard Storagedashboard storagedashboard storagedashboard storage
    Seatback StorageN/AN/A2
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Rear Door Binsrear door binsrear door binsrear door bins
    Cargo Concealed Storagecargo concealed storagecargo concealed storageN/A
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimplasticplasticvinyl
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downscargo tie downscargo tie downs
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    Rear Air ConditioningAvailable:rear air with separate controlsAvailable:rear air with separate controlsAvailable:rear air with separate controls
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    Rear HeaterAvailable:auxiliary rear heaterAvailable:auxiliary rear heaterAvailable:auxiliary rear heater
    RadioStandard:premium AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:premium AM/FM stereo, seek-scanStandard:premium AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:premium AM/FM stereo, seek-scanStandard:premium AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:premium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    CDAvailable:6-discAvailable:6-discAvailable:6-disc
    Speakers44Standard:4Available:7 performance
    Antennafixedfixedfixed
    Cruise ControlAvailable:with steering wheel controlsAvailable:with steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controls
    Door Lockspowerpowerpower
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasekeyfobkeyfobkeyfob
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Power Outlets223
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Oil Pressure Gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gauge
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt Gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gauge
    CompassN/AN/Acompass
    Trip ComputerN/AN/Atrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering Wheeltilttilttilt
    Steering Wheel MaterialN/AN/Aleather
    Front Windowspowerpowerpower
    Rear Windowspowerpowerpower
    Quarter Vent Rear Windowspowerpowerpower
    1-Touch Opendriverdriverdriver
    Tinted WindowsStandard:lightAvailable:deepStandard:lightAvailable:deepdeep
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear Windshield Wiperfixed intervalfixed intervalfixed interval
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
    Rear Windshield Typeflip-upflip-upflip-up
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Ignition Disableimmobilizerimmobilizerimmobilizer
    Panic Alarmpanic alarmpanic alarmpanic alarm
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume118.3 cu.ft.118.3 cu.ft.118.3 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length204.6 "204.6 "204.6 "
    Exterior Width78.6 "78.6 "78.6 "
    Exterior Height76.4 "76.4 "76.4 "
    Wheelbase119 "119 "119 "
    Front Tread65 "65 "65 "
    Rear Tread66 "65 "65 "
    Turning Radius20.2 '20.2 '20.2 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating6,700 lbs.7,200 lbs.7,000 lbs.
    Curb Weight4,826 lbs.4,826 lbs.4,826 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight Rating3,000 lbs.3,450 lbs.3,100 lbs.
    Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating3,900 lbs.3,900 lbs.3,900 lbs.
    Payload1,800 lbs.1,800 lbs.1,800 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight4,000 lbs.4,000 lbs.4,000 lbs.
    Front Legroom40.8 "40.8 "40.8 "
    Rear Legroom38.9 "38.9 "38.9 "
    Front Headroom39.8 "39.8 "39.8 "
    Rear Headroom39.8 "39.8 "39.8 "
    Front Hiproom61.5 "61.5 "61.5 "
    Rear Hiproom62.3 "62.3 "62.3 "
    Front Shoulder Room63.9 "63.9 "63.9 "
    Rear Shoulder Room64.4 "64.4 "64.4 "
    Interior Cargo Volume62.5 cu.ft.62.5 cu.ft.62.5 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded118.3 cu.ft.118.3 cu.ft.118.3 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Running BoardsAvailable:running boardsAvailable:running boardsAvailable:running boards
    Skid PlatesN/AAvailable:1N/A
    BumpersStandard:chromeAvailable:coloredStandard:chromeAvailable:coloredfront chrome with 2 front tow hook(s)chrome
    Rear Step Bumperrear step bumperrear step bumperrear step bumper
    Bodyside MoldingsStandard:body-coloredAvailable:blackStandard:body-coloredAvailable:blackbody-colored
    Bodyside InsertchromechromeN/A
    Rocker Panel ExtensionsN/AN/Arocker panel extensions
    Wheel WellN/AN/Acolored
    Grille Moldingschromechromebody-colored
    Paintmonotonemonotonemonotone with stripe
    Exterior MirrorsStandard:dual power remoteAvailable:dual power remote heatedStandard:dual power remoteAvailable:dual power remote heatedStandard:dual power remoteAvailable:dual power remote heated
    TraileringStandard:class IIAvailable:class IIIStandard:class IIAvailable:class IIIStandard:class IIAvailable:class III
    Trailering Harnesstrailering harnesstrailering harnesstrailering harness
    Trailering HitchAvailable:trailering hitchAvailable:trailering hitchAvailable:trailering hitch
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles60/unlimited60/unlimited60/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Accessories Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1997 Ford Expedition 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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