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GE 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 HP 172 ft.lbs. @ 3,300 rpmStandard:3.0L V-6 150 HP 172 ft.lbs. @ 3,300 rpmAvailable:3.8L V-6 200 HP 225 ft.lbs. @ 3,000 rpm3.8L V-6 200 HP 225 ft.lbs. @ 3,000 rpm
    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 HP 172 ft.lbs. @ 3,300 rpmStandard:3.0L V-6 150 HP 172 ft.lbs. @ 3,300 rpmAvailable:3.8L V-6 200 HP 225 ft.lbs. @ 3,000 rpm3.8L V-6 200 HP 225 ft.lbs. @ 3,000 rpm
    Transmission4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Alternator130 amp130 amp130 amp
    Battery58 amp with run down protectionStandard:58 ampAvailable:72 ampStandard:58 amp with run down protectionAvailable:72 amp with run down protection84 amp with run down protection
    Axle Ratio3.56Standard:3.98Available:3.563.56
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank20.0 gal.Standard:20.0 gal.Available:25.0 gal.Standard:20.0 gal.Available:25.0 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelN/Astainless steel
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheelfront-wheel
    Traction ControlN/AN/AAvailable:driveline
  • 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
    Steering CoolerN/AN/AAvailable:steering cooler
    Brakesfront disc/rear drum4-wheel discStandard:front disc/rear drumAvailable:4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc BrakesfrontN/Afront
    Wheels15.0 " steel15.0 " steel15.0 " steel
    Front TiresP205/70SR15.0BSW ASP215/70SR15.0BSW ASStandard:P205/70SR15.0BSW ASAvailable:P215/70SR15.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size steelfull-size steelfull-size steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity727
    Front Seat TypebucketStandard:bucketAvailable:captainbucket
    Front Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Front Armrestsdriver and passengerAvailable:driver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Easy EntryAvailable:rear seat easy entryN/AAvailable:rear seat easy entry
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear Seatsremovable full benchN/AStandard:removable full benchAvailable:removable full bucket
    Rear Child SeatsAvailable:2N/AAvailable:2
    Third Row SeatsStandard:removable full benchAvailable:full benchN/AStandard:removable full benchAvailable:full convertabed benchfull bench
    Seat TrimclothStandard:vinylAvailable:clothcloth
    Door Trimcarpet lowercarpet lowercarpet lower
    Headlinerfull clothfront clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Floor MatsAvailable:carpeted front & rearN/AAvailable:carpeted front & rear
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Roof FeaturesN/AN/AAvailable:roof rack
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxlockinglockinglocking
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading LightsN/AN/AAvailable:front
    Floor ConsoleN/AN/AAvailable:partial
    Cup Holderfront and rearN/Afront and rear
    Instrument Panel StorageN/Abinbin
    Interior Concealed StorageN/AN/AAvailable:interior concealed storage
    Door BinsN/Adualdual
    Underseat TrayN/AN/Afront
    Cargo Concealed Storagecargo concealed storageN/Acargo concealed storage
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedvinyl/rubbercarpeted
    Trunk Lid TrimplasticN/Aplastic
    Cargo NetN/AN/AAvailable:cargo net
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air ConditioningAvailable:manualAvailable:manualAvailable:manual
    Rear Air ConditioningN/AN/AAvailable:rear air with separate controls
    RadioStandard:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM stereo, seek-scanStandard:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM stereo, seek-scanStandard:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM stereo, seek-scanpremium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    CDN/AN/AAvailable:single
    SpeakersStandard:4Available:4 performanceStandard:2Available:2 performanceStandard:4Available:4 performance
    Antennafixedfixedfixed
    Cruise ControlAvailable:with steering wheel controlsAvailable:with steering wheel controlsAvailable:with steering wheel controls
    Door LocksStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:power
    Remote Keyless EntryN/AN/AAvailable:keyfob (all doors)
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Power Outlets21Standard:2Available:1
    Retained Accessory PowerAvailable:retained accessory powerN/AAvailable:retained accessory power
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    TachometerN/AAvailable:tachometerAvailable:tachometer
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Trip Odometertrip odometerN/Atrip odometer
    Steering WheelAvailable:tiltN/AAvailable:tilt
    Front WindowsStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:power
    Rear Windowsfixedfixedfixed
    Quarter Vent Rear Windowsfixedfixedfixed
    1-Touch OpenAvailable:driverN/AAvailable:driver
    Tinted WindowslightStandard:lightAvailable:deepStandard:lightAvailable:deep
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear Windshield Wiperrear windshield wiperrear windshield wiperrear windshield wiper
    Rear DefrosterAvailable:rear defrosterAvailable:rear defrosterAvailable:rear defroster
  • 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
    Panic AlarmN/AN/AAvailable:panic alarm
  • 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/AStandard:2,000 lbs.Available:3,500 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
    Bodyside MoldingsAvailable:body-coloredN/AAvailable:body-colored
    Rocker Panel Extensionsrocker panel extensionsrocker panel extensionsrocker panel extensions
    Grille Moldingsbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    PaintmonotoneN/Amonotone
    Exterior MirrorsStandard:dual manualAvailable:dual power remoteStandard:dual manualAvailable:dual power remoteStandard:dual manualAvailable:dual power remote
    TraileringN/AN/AAvailable:class II
    Trailering HarnessN/AN/AAvailable:trailering harness
  • 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.
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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