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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
    EngineStandard:2.3L I-4 112 HP 135 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpmAvailable:3.0L V-6 147 HP 162 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpmStandard:2.3L I-4 112 HP 135 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpmAvailable:3.0L V-6 147 HP 162 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpmStandard:2.3L I-4 112 HP 135 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpmAvailable:4.0L V-6 152 HP 225 ft.lbs. @ 2,500 rpm3.0L V-6 147 HP 162 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto 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
    EngineStandard:2.3L I-4 112 HP 135 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpmAvailable:3.0L V-6 147 HP 162 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpmStandard:2.3L I-4 112 HP 135 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpmAvailable:3.0L V-6 147 HP 162 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpmStandard:2.3L I-4 112 HP 135 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpmAvailable:4.0L V-6 152 HP 225 ft.lbs. @ 2,500 rpm3.0L V-6 147 HP 162 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Alternator95 amp95 amp95 amp
    Battery58 amp with run down protection58 amp with run down protection58 amp with run down protection
    Axle Ratio3.73Standard:3.45Available:3.73Standard:3.73Available:3.083.55
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank17.0 gal.Standard:17.0 gal.Available:20.5 gal.17.0 gal.
    Exhaustpartial stainless steelpartial stainless steelpartial stainless steel
    Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheelrear-wheel
    Limited Slip DifferentialAvailable:limited slip differentialAvailable:limited slip differentialAvailable:limited slip differential
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Front ShocksAvailable:heavy dutyAvailable:heavy dutyAvailable:heavy duty
    Rear Anti-Roll BarAvailable:rear anti-roll barAvailable:rear anti-roll barAvailable:rear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springsleafleafleaf
    Rear ShocksAvailable:heavy dutyAvailable:heavy dutyAvailable:heavy duty
    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 TiresStandard:P195/70SR14.0BSW ASAvailable:P225/70SR14.0OWL ASP215/70SR14.0BSW ASStandard:P195/70SR14.0BSW ASAvailable:P225/70PR14.0OWL ASP215/70PR14.0BSW ASStandard:P195/70SR14.0BSW ASAvailable:P235/60SR15.0BSW ASP225/70SR14.0OWL AS
    Spare Tire and WheelStandard:full-size steelAvailable:full-sizeStandard:full-size steelAvailable:full-sizefull-size steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity333
    Front Seat TypeStandard:benchAvailable:60-40 split-benchStandard:benchAvailable:60-40 split-benchStandard:60-40 split-benchAvailable:sport
    Front Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Front ArmrestsAvailable:center w/storageN/Acenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls2-way2-way2-way
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls2-way2-way2-way
    Seat TrimStandard:vinylAvailable:clothvinylcloth
    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 ConsoleAvailable:partialAvailable:partialStandard:partialAvailable:full
    Cup HolderN/AN/Afront
    Door BinsN/AN/Adual
    Cargo Floor Trimvinyl/rubbervinyl/rubbercarpeted
    Front Air ConditioningAvailable:manualAvailable:manualAvailable:manual
    RadioAvailable:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, clockAvailable:AM/FM stereo, clockStandard:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    CDN/AN/AAvailable:single6-disc
    SpeakersAvailable:4Available:4Standard:4Available:4 performance8
    AntennaAvailable:fixedN/Afixed
    Cruise ControlN/AN/AAvailable:with steering wheel controls
    Door LocksmanualmanualStandard:manualAvailable:power
    Remote Keyless EntryN/AN/AAvailable:keyfob (all doors)
    Power OutletsStandard:3Available:2Standard:3Available:2Standard:3Available:2
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    TachometerN/AN/AAvailable:tachometer
    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
    Steering WheelN/AN/AAvailable:tilt
    Steering Wheel MaterialN/AN/AAvailable:leather
    Front WindowsmanualmanualStandard:manualAvailable:power
    1-Touch OpenN/AN/AAvailable:driver
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear Windshield TypeN/AN/AAvailable:sliding
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)rear wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)rear wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Standard:rear wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Available: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 AirbagsStandard:driver front-impactAvailable:driver and passengerStandard:driver front-impactAvailable:driver and passengerStandard:driver front-impactAvailable:driver and passenger
    Panic AlarmN/AN/AAvailable:panic alarm
  • 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 RatingStandard:4,220 lbs.Available:4,680 lbs.Standard:4,260 lbs.Available:4,980 lbs.Standard:4,220 lbs.Available:4,680 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.
    PayloadStandard:1,250 lbs.Available:1,650 lbs.Standard:1,250 lbs.Available:1,650 lbs.Standard:1,250 lbs.Available:1,650 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
    Bodyside MoldingsN/AN/AAvailable:body-colored
    Grille Moldingscoloredcoloredchrome
    PaintmonotonemonotoneStandard:monotoneAvailable:monotone with stripe
    Exterior Mirrorsdual manualdual manualStandard:dual manualAvailable:dual power remote
  • 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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XL 4x2 Standard Cab 114 in. WB
STX 4x4 Standard Cab 114 in. WB
XLT 4x4 Standard Cab 108 in. WB
XLT 4x2 Standard Cab 114 in. WB
XL 4x2 Standard Cab 108 in. WB
STX 4x4 Standard Cab 108 in. WB
XLT 4x2 Standard Cab 108 in. WB
Splash 4x4 Standard Cab 108 in. WB
Splash 4x2 Standard Cab 108 in. WB
XL 4x4 Extended Cab 125 in. WB
XL 4x2 Extended Cab 125 in. WB
XLT 4x4 Extended Cab 125 in. WB
XL 4x4 Standard Cab 114 in. WB
XLT 4x2 Extended Cab 125 in. WB
STX 4x4 Extended Cab 125 in. WB
Splash 4x2 Extended Cab 125 in. WB
Splash 4x4 Extended Cab 125 in. WB
XLT 4x4 Standard Cab 114 in. WB
XL 4x4 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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