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3/4 Front Glamour 1997 Ford Windstar

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

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

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1997 Ford Windstar Standard Passenger Van 120.7 in. WB1997 Ford Windstar Standard Cargo Van 121 in. WB1997 Ford Windstar GL Passenger Van 120.7 in. WB
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$18,415$19,020$20,340
    Invoice *$17,063$17,228$18,389
    Engine3.0L V-6 150 HP3.0L V-6 150 HP3.8L V-6 200 HP
    Transmission4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City17.0 mpg17.0 mpg17.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy25.0 mpg25.0 mpg23.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine3.0L V-6 150 HP3.0L V-6 150 HP3.8L V-6 200 HP
    Transmission4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Alternator130 amp130 amp130 amp
    Battery58 amp with run down protection58 amp58 amp with run down protection
    Axle Ratio3.563.983.56
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank20.0 gal.20.0 gal.20.0 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelN/Astainless steel
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheelfront-wheel
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front SuspensionstrutN/Astrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barN/Afront anti-roll bar
    Front SpringsstrutN/Astrut
    Rear SpringscoilN/Acoil
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakesfront disc/rear drum4-wheel discfront disc/rear drum
    Vented Disc BrakesfrontN/Afront
    Wheels15.0 " steel15.0 " steel15.0 " steel
    Front TiresP205/70SR15.0BSW ASP215/70SR15.0BSW ASP205/70SR15.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size steelfull-size steelfull-size steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity727
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Front Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Front Armrestsdriver and passengerN/Adriver and passenger
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear Seatsremoveable full benchN/Aremoveable full bench
    Third Row Seatsremoveable full benchN/Aremoveable full bench
    Seat Trimclothvinylcloth
    Door Trimcarpet lowercarpet lowercarpet lower
    Headlinerfull clothfront clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxlockinglockinglocking
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Cup Holderfront and rearN/Afront and rear
    Instrument Panel StorageN/Abinbin
    Door BinsN/Adualdual
    Underseat TrayN/AN/Afront
    Cargo Concealed Storagecargo concealed storageN/Acargo concealed storage
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedvinyl/rubbercarpeted
    Trunk Lid TrimplasticN/Aplastic
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    RadioAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan
    Speakers424
    Antennafixedfixedfixed
    Door Locksmanualmanualmanual
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Power Outlets212
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Trip Odometertrip odometerN/Atrip odometer
    Front Windowsmanualmanualmanual
    Rear Windowsfixedfixedfixed
    Quarter Vent Rear Windowsfixedfixedfixed
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear Windshield Wiperrear windshield wiperrear windshield wiperrear windshield wiper
  • 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
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count3 doors3 doors3 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume144.0 cu.ft.157.0 cu.ft.144.0 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length201.2 "201.2 "201.2 "
    Exterior Width75.4 "75.4 "75.4 "
    Exterior Height68.0 "68.0 "68.0 "
    Wheelbase121 "121 "121 "
    Front Tread64 "64 "64 "
    Rear Tread63 "63 "63 "
    Turning Radius20.2 'N/A20.2 '
    Curb Weight3,733 lbs.3,487 lbs.3,733 lbs.
    Payload1,750 lbs.N/AN/A
    Max Trailer Weight2,000 lbs.N/A2,000 lbs.
    Front Legroom40.7 "40.7 "40.7 "
    Rear Legroom39.2 "N/A39.2 "
    Front Headroom39.3 "39.3 "39.3 "
    Rear Headroom38.9 "N/A38.9 "
    Third Row Headroom35.3 "N/A38.1 "
    Front Hiproom57.6 "57.6 "57.6 "
    Rear Hiproom61.0 "N/A61.0 "
    Third Row Hiproom48.7 "N/A48.7 "
    Front Shoulder Room60.9 "60.9 "60.9 "
    Rear Shoulder Room62.9 "N/A62.9 "
    Third Row Shoulder Room56.9 "N/A56.9 "
    Interior Cargo Volume22.1 cu.ft.157.0 cu.ft.22.1 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded50.5 cu.ft.N/A50.5 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Rear Step Bumperrear step bumperN/Arear step bumper
    Rocker Panel Extensionsrocker panel extensionsrocker panel extensionsrocker panel extensions
    Grille Moldingsbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    PaintmonotoneN/Amonotone
    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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Safety Rating

Below is the 1997 Ford Windstar 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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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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