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null 1997 Ford Ranger

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

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

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1997 Ford Ranger XL 4x2 Standard Cab 108 in. WB1997 Ford Ranger XL 4x2 Standard Cab 114 in. WB1997 Ford Ranger XLT 4x2 Standard Cab 108 in. WB
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$11,070$11,455$12,840
    Invoice *$10,519$10,874$11,634
    Engine2.3L I-4 112 HP2.3L I-4 112 HP2.3L I-4 112 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City23.0 mpg23.0 mpg23.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy26.9 mpg26.9 mpg26.9 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine2.3L I-4 112 HP2.3L I-4 112 HP2.3L I-4 112 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Alternator95 amp95 amp95 amp
    Battery58 amp with run down protection58 amp with run down protection58 amp with run down protection
    Axle Ratio3.733.453.73
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank17.0 gal.17.0 gal.17.0 gal.
    Exhaustpartial stainless steelpartial stainless steelpartial stainless steel
    Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheelrear-wheel
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Springsleafleafleaf
    Steeringre-circulating ballre-circulating ballre-circulating ball
    Brakesfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drum
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels14.0 " silver styled steel14.0 " silver styled steel14.0 " silver styled steel
    Front TiresP195/70SR14.0BSW ASP195/70SR14.0BSW ASP195/70SR14.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size steelfull-size steelfull-size steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity333
    Front Seat Typebenchbench60-40 split-bench
    Front Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Front ArmrestsN/AN/Acenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls2-way2-way2-way
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls2-way2-way2-way
    Seat Trimvinylvinylcloth
    Door TrimN/AN/Avinyl w/carpet lower
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimvinyl/rubbervinyl/rubbercarpet
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity MirrorsN/AN/Apassenger
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxglove boxglove boxglove box
    Dome Lightdome lightdome lightdome light
    Reading LightsN/AN/Afront
    Floor ConsoleN/AN/Apartial
    Cup HolderN/AN/Afront
    Door BinsN/AN/Adual
    Cargo Floor Trimvinyl/rubbervinyl/rubbercarpeted
    RadioN/AN/AAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan
    SpeakersN/AN/A4
    AntennaN/AN/Afixed
    Door Locksmanualmanualmanual
    Power Outlets333
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Oil Pressure Gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gauge
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt Gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gauge
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Front Windowsmanualmanualmanual
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)rear wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)rear wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)rear 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 front-impactdriver front-impactdriver front-impact
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors2 doors2 doors
    Exterior Cargo Length71.8 "83.8 "71.8 "
    Exterior Length184.3 "196.3 "184.3 "
    Exterior Width69.4 "69.4 "69.4 "
    Exterior Height63.9 "63.8 "63.9 "
    Wheelbase108 "114 "108 "
    Front Tread57 "57 "57 "
    Rear Tread57 "57 "57 "
    Turning Radius18.4 '18.4 '18.4 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating4,220 lbs.4,260 lbs.4,220 lbs.
    Curb Weight2,961 lbs.2,988 lbs.2,961 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight Rating2,400 lbs.2,400 lbs.2,400 lbs.
    Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating2,750 lbs.2,750 lbs.2,750 lbs.
    Payload1,250 lbs.1,250 lbs.1,250 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight1,600 lbs.1,600 lbs.1,600 lbs.
    Front Legroom42.4 "42.4 "42.4 "
    Front Headroom39.1 "39.1 "39.1 "
    Front Hiproom52.8 "52.8 "52.8 "
    Front Shoulder Room54.6 "54.6 "54.6 "
    Exterior Cargo Width40.4 "40.4 "40.4 "
    Exterior Cargo Volume37.4 cu.ft.43.5 cu.ft.37.4 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Mud Flapsfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Pickupregularregularregular
    Bumperscoloredcoloredchrome
    Rear Step Bumperrear step bumperrear step bumperrear step bumper
    Grille Moldingscoloredcoloredchrome
    Paintmonotonemonotonemonotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual manualdual manualdual manual
  • 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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XLT 4x4 Standard Cab 108 in. WB
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STX 4x4 Standard Cab 108 in. WB
XLT 4x2 Standard Cab 114 in. WB
XL 4x2 Standard Cab 114 in. WB
Splash 4x4 Standard Cab 108 in. WB
Splash 4x4 Extended Cab 125 in. WB
STX 4x4 Extended Cab 125 in. WB
XLT 4x4 Extended Cab 125 in. WB
XL 4x4 Standard Cab 108 in. WB
XLT 4x2 Extended Cab 125 in. WB
XL 4x4 Extended Cab 125 in. WB
Splash 4x2 Standard Cab 108 in. WB
XLT 4x2 Standard Cab 108 in. WB
Splash 4x2 Extended Cab 125 in. WB
XL 4x2 Extended Cab 125 in. WB
STX 4x4 Standard Cab 114 in. WB
XL 4x2 Standard Cab 108 in. WB
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1997 Ford Ranger 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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