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null 1997 Saturn Saturn
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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

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

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$10,595$11,595$12,195
    Invoice *$9,535$10,435$10,975
    Engine1.9L I-4 100 HP1.9L I-4 100 HP1.9L I-4 100 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City28.0 mpg28.0 mpg28.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy39.8 mpg39.8 mpg37.2 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine1.9L I-4 100 HP1.9L I-4 100 HP1.9L I-4 100 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Alternator96 amp96 amp96 amp
    Battery525 amp525 amp525 amp
    Axle Ratio4.064.064.06
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank12.8 gal.12.8 gal.12.8 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steelstainless steel
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheelfront-wheel
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakesfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drum
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels14.0 " steel14.0 " steel14.0 " steel
    Front TiresP175/70SR14.0BSW ASP175/70SR14.0BSW ASP175/70SR14.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelcompact steelcompact steelcompact steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity555
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Front Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Front ArmrestsN/AN/Acenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear Seats60-40 bench60-40 bench60-40 bench
    Rear Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Seat Trimclothpremium clothcloth
    Door Trimclothclothcloth
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity Mirrorspassengerpassengerpassenger
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxglove boxglove boxglove box
    Dome Lightdome lightdome lightdome light
    Reading LightsfrontfrontN/A
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Cup Holderfrontfrontfront
    Instrument Panel Storagebinbinbin
    Dashboard Storagedashboard storagedashboard storagedashboard storage
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid TrimN/AN/Avinyl
    Cargo NetN/AN/Acargo net
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    RadioAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan
    Speakers244
    Antennafixedfixedfixed
    Door Locksmanualmanualmanual
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasemechanicalmechanicalmechanical
    Remote Fuel Flap Releasemechanicalmechanicalmechanical
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Power Outlets111
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering Wheeltilttilttilt
    Front Windowsmanualmanualmanual
    Rear Windowsmanualmanualmanual
    Quarter Vent Rear WindowsN/AN/Amanual
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear Windshield WiperN/AN/Arear windshield wiper
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
  • Safety
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    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 Count4 doors4 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume12.1 cu.ft.12.1 cu.ft.58.2 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length176.9 "176.9 "176.9 "
    Exterior Width66.7 "66.7 "66.7 "
    Exterior Height53.8 "53.8 "54.5 "
    Wheelbase102 "102 "102 "
    Front Tread57 "57 "57 "
    Rear Tread56 "56 "56 "
    Turning Radius18.5 '18.5 '18.5 '
    Curb Weight2,321 lbs.2,321 lbs.2,391 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight1,000 lbs.1,000 lbs.1,000 lbs.
    Drag Coefficient.31.31.35
    Front Legroom42.5 "42.5 "42.5 "
    Rear Legroom32.8 "32.8 "32.8 "
    Front Headroom39.3 "39.3 "39.3 "
    Rear Headroom38.0 "38.0 "38.7 "
    Front Hiproom50.7 "50.7 "50.7 "
    Rear Hiproom51.6 "51.6 "51.6 "
    Front Shoulder Room54.3 "54.3 "54.3 "
    Rear Shoulder Room53.5 "53.5 "53.5 "
    Passenger Volume91 cu.ft.91 cu.ft.92 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume12.1 cu.ft.12.1 cu.ft.24.9 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats FoldedN/AN/A58.2 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Bumpersblackblackblack
    Rear Step BumperN/AN/Arear step bumper
    Rocker Panel ExtensionsN/AN/Arocker panel extensions
    Paintmonotonemonotonemonotone
    Exterior Mirrorsmanual remote drivermanual remote driver, manual passengermanual remote driver, manual passenger
  • 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/Miles72/100,00072/100,00072/100,000
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1997 Saturn Saturn 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
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  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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