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GE 1997 Ford Probe

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

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

1997 Ford Probe Base 2dr Hatchback1997 Ford Probe GT 2dr Hatchback
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$14,355$16,855
    Invoice *$13,152$15,377
    Engine2.0L I-4 118 HP 127 ft.lbs. @ 4,500 rpm2.5L V-6 164 HP 160 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City25.9 mpg20.9 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy32.8 mpg26.9 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine2.0L I-4 118 HP 127 ft.lbs. @ 4,500 rpm2.5L V-6 164 HP 160 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/OD
    Alternator80 amp90 amp
    Battery58 amp58 amp
    Axle RatioStandard:4.39Available:3.77Standard:4.39Available:4.16
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedpremium unleaded
    Fuel Tank15.5 gal.15.5 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
    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 Springscoilcoil
    Front Torsion BarN/AN/A
    Front ShocksN/AN/A
    Rear Suspensionindependent strutindependent strut
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoil
    Rear ShocksN/AN/A
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Steering CoolerN/AN/A
    BrakesStandard:front disc/rear drumAvailable:4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfront
    WheelsStandard:14.0 " steelAvailable:15.0 " silver aluminum16.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresStandard:P195/65SR14.0BSW ASAvailable:P205/55HR14.0BSW ASP225/50VR16.0BSW performance
    Rear Tires (if different from Front)N/AN/A
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size steelfull-size steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity44
    Front Seat Typebucketbucket
    Heated Front SeatsN/AN/A
    Front Headrestsfixedfixed
    Front ArmrestsN/Acenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction ControlsStandard:4-wayAvailable:4-way (4-way power)Standard:6-wayAvailable:6-way (4-way power)
    Easy Entryrear seat easy entryrear seat easy entry
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way
    Rear Seats50-50 bench50-50 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 TrimStandard:clothAvailable:leatherStandard:clothAvailable:leather
    Door TrimAvailable:carpet lowerStandard:vinylAvailable:vinyl w/carpet lower
    Headlinerfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpet
    Floor MatsAvailable:carpeted front & rearAvailable:carpeted front & rear
    Dashboard InsertN/AN/A
    Gear Shift Knob TrimN/Aleather
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Convertible RoofN/AN/A
    Roof FeaturesN/AN/A
    Vanity Mirrorspassengerpassenger
    Auxiliary VisorsN/AN/A
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-night
    Rear Visor Vanity MirrorN/AN/A
    Glove Boxlockinglocking
    Cabback InsulatorN/AN/A
    Dome Lightdome lightdome light
    Reading LightsAvailable:frontAvailable:front
    Floor ConsoleStandard:partialAvailable:fullfull
    Overhead ConsoleN/AN/A
    Cup HolderAvailable:frontfront
    Instrument Panel Storagebinbin
    Dashboard StorageN/AN/A
    Interior Concealed StorageN/AN/A
    Seatback StorageN/AN/A
    Refrigerated BoxN/AN/A
    Manufacturer Luggage SetN/AN/A
    Door BinsAvailable:dualAvailable:dual
    Rear Door BinsN/AN/A
    Underseat TrayN/AN/A
    Cargo Concealed StorageN/AN/A
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimcarpetcarpet
    Cargo CoverN/AN/A
    Cargo NetN/AN/A
    Cargo Tie DownsN/AN/A
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo light
    Air CompressorN/AN/A
    Front Air ConditioningAvailable:manualAvailable:manual
    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
    RadioStandard:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM stereo, seek-scanpremium AM/FM stereo, seek-scanStandard:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM stereo, seek-scanpremium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel ControlsN/AN/A
    MP3 PlayerN/AN/A
    MiniDisc PlayerN/AN/A
    SpeakersStandard:4Available:4 performanceStandard:4Available:4 performance
    Radio Theft DeterrentN/AN/A
    Cruise ControlAvailable:with steering wheel controlsAvailable:with steering wheel controls
    Door LocksStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:power
    Heated Door LocksN/AN/A
    Remote Keyless EntryAvailable:keyfob (all doors)Available:keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasemechanicalmechanical
    Remote Fuel Flap Releasemechanicalmechanical
    Rear Window ReleaseN/AN/A
    Rear Child Safety Door LocksN/AN/A
    Fuel Filler Door ReleaseN/AN/A
    Cell PhoneN/AN/A
    Power OutletsN/AN/A
    AC power outletN/AN/A
    Trunk PulldownN/AN/A
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    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
    Oil Pressure Gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gauge
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt Gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gauge
    Heads Up DisplayN/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 WheelAvailable:tiltAvailable:tilt
    Steering Wheel MaterialN/Aleather
    Tow BarN/AN/A
    Front WindowsStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:power
    Rear Windowsfixedfixed
    Quarter Vent Rear WindowsN/AN/A
    1-Touch OpenAvailable:driverAvailable:driver
    Tinted Windowslightlight
    Double Pane Side GlassN/AN/A
    Sun BlindsN/AN/A
    Front Windshield WipersAvailable:variable intermittentAvailable:variable intermittent
    Heated Front WipersN/AN/A
    Rain Detecting WipersN/AN/A
    Speed Sensitve WipersN/AN/A
    Rear Windshield WiperAvailable:rear windshield wiperAvailable:rear windshield wiper
    Rear Heated WipersN/AN/A
    Electrically Heated WindshieldN/AN/A
    Sun Visor StripN/AN/A
    Rear DefrosterAvailable:rear defrosterAvailable:rear defroster
    Rear BlindsN/AN/A
    Rear Windshield TypeN/AN/A
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)Available:4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Available:4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    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 doors2 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume18.8 cu.ft.18.8 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo LengthN/AN/A
    Exterior Length178.7 "179.5 "
    Exterior Width69.8 "69.8 "
    Exterior Height51.6 "51.6 "
    Wheelbase103 "103 "
    Front Tread60 "59 "
    Rear Tread60 "59 "
    Turning Radius17.9 '17.9 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight RatingN/AN/A
    Curb Weight2,690 lbs.2,921 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight RatingN/AN/A
    Rear Gross Axle Weight RatingN/AN/A
    Max Trailer WeightN/AN/A
    Max Trailer Tongue WeightN/AN/A
    Drag Coefficient.33.34
    Front Legroom43.1 "43.1 "
    Rear Legroom28.5 "28.5 "
    Front Headroom37.8 "37.8 "
    Rear Headroom34.8 "34.8 "
    Third Row HeadroomN/AN/A
    Front Hiproom53.9 "53.9 "
    Rear Hiproom48.6 "48.6 "
    Third Row HiproomN/AN/A
    Front Shoulder Room52.0 "52.0 "
    Rear Shoulder Room53.9 "53.9 "
    Third Row Shoulder RoomN/AN/A
    Passenger Volume80 cu.ft.80 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo WidthN/AN/A
    Exterior Cargo VolumeN/AN/A
    Interior Cargo Volume18.8 cu.ft.18.8 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats FoldedN/AN/A
  • Exterior Features
    Mud FlapsN/AN/A
    Rear SpoilerAvailable:wingAvailable:wing
    Running BoardsN/AN/A
    Skid PlatesN/AN/A
    Trunk RackN/AN/A
    Rear BumperN/AN/A
    Rear Step BumperN/AN/A
    Bodyside MoldingsAvailable:body-coloredAvailable:body-colored
    Bodyside InsertN/AN/A
    Bodyside CladdingN/Abody-colored
    Rocker Panel ExtensionsN/Arocker panel extensions
    Wheel WellN/AN/A
    Fender FlaresN/AN/A
    Grille Moldingsblackblack
    PaintmonotoneStandard:monotone with badgingAvailable:monotone with stripe
    Exterior MirrorsStandard:manual remote driver, manual passengerAvailable:dual power remoteStandard:manual remote driver, manual passengerAvailable:dual power remote
    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 Probe 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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