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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

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

1997 Toyota Previa DX S/C Rear-wheel Drive Passenger Van1997 Toyota Previa DX S/C All-wheel Drive Passenger Van1997 Toyota Previa LE S/C Rear-wheel Drive Passenger Van
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$24,878$28,508$29,528
    Invoice *$21,908$24,958$25,850
    Engine2.4L I-4 161 HP 201 ft.lbs. @ 3,600 rpm2.4L I-4 161 HP 201 ft.lbs. @ 3,600 rpm2.4L I-4 161 HP 201 ft.lbs. @ 3,600 rpm
    Transmission4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City18.0 mpg17.0 mpg18.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy22.1 mpg20.0 mpg22.1 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine2.4L I-4 161 HP 201 ft.lbs. @ 3,600 rpm2.4L I-4 161 HP 201 ft.lbs. @ 3,600 rpm2.4L I-4 161 HP 201 ft.lbs. @ 3,600 rpm
    Transmission4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Axle Ratio3.723.723.72
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank19.8 gal.19.8 gal.19.8 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steelstainless steel
    Drive Typerear-wheelautomatic full-time all wheelrear-wheel
    Locking Hub ControlN/ApermanentN/A
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Suspensionrigid axle multi-linkrigid axle multi-linkrigid axle multi-link
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    BrakesStandard:front disc/rear drumAvailable:4-wheel discStandard:front disc/rear drumAvailable:4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc BrakesStandard:frontAvailable:front and rearStandard:frontAvailable:front and rearfront and rear
    Wheels15.0 " steel15.0 " steel15.0 " steel
    Front TiresP215/65SR15.0BSW ASP215/65SR15.0BSW ASP215/65SR15.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size steelfull-size steelfull-size steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity777
    Front Seat TypebucketbucketStandard:bucketAvailable:captain
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable w/tilt
    Front ArmrestsN/AN/Adriver and passenger
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear Seatsremovable full benchremovable full benchStandard:removable full benchAvailable:removable captain
    Rear Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Rear Armrestscentercentercenter
    Third Row Seats50-50 bench50-50 bench50-50 bench
    Seat TrimclothclothStandard:premium clothAvailable:leather
    Door Trimvinylvinylcloth
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity Mirrorspassengerpassengerdual illuminated
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxlockinglockinglocking
    Dome Lightdome lightdome lightfade
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Instrument Panel Storagebinbinbin
    Seatback Storage222
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimvinylvinylvinyl
    Cargo Coverrigidrigidrigid
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air ConditioningAvailable:manualAvailable:manualmanual
    Rear Air ConditioningAvailable:rear HVACAvailable:rear HVACrear HVAC
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    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:premium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    Antennamanual retractablemanual retractablemanual retractable
    Cruise ControlAvailable:cruise controlAvailable:cruise controlcruise control
    Door LocksStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:powerpower with 2 stage unlock
    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
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering Wheeltilttilttilt
    Front WindowsStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:powerpower
    Rear Windowsmanual ventedmanual ventedmanual vented
    Quarter Vent Rear Windowsmanual ventedmanual ventedmanual vented
    1-Touch OpenAvailable:driverAvailable:driverN/A
    Tinted WindowsStandard:lightAvailable:deepStandard:lightAvailable:deepStandard:lightAvailable:deep
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear Windshield Wiperfixed intervalfixed intervalfixed interval
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)Available:4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Available:4-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 Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Ignition DisableAvailable:immobilizerAvailable:immobilizerAvailable:immobilizer
    Security SystemAvailable:security systemAvailable:security systemAvailable:security system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count3 doors3 doors3 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume157.8 cu.ft.157.8 cu.ft.157.8 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length187.0 "187.0 "187.0 "
    Exterior Width70.8 "70.8 "70.8 "
    Exterior Height70.1 "70.1 "70.5 "
    Wheelbase113 "113 "113 "
    Front Tread62 "62 "62 "
    Rear Tread61 "61 "61 "
    Turning Radius18.9 '18.9 '18.9 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating5,410 lbs.5,410 lbs.5,410 lbs.
    Curb Weight3,755 lbs.3,875 lbs.3,975 lbs.
    Payload1,655 lbs.1,535 lbs.1,435 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight3,500 lbs.3,500 lbs.3,500 lbs.
    Front Legroom40.1 "40.1 "40.1 "
    Rear Legroom36.6 "36.6 "36.6 "
    Front Headroom39.4 "39.4 "39.4 "
    Rear Headroom38.9 "38.9 "38.9 "
    Third Row Headroom37.8 "37.8 "37.8 "
    Front Hiproom56.9 "56.9 "56.9 "
    Rear Hiproom64.4 "64.4 "64.4 "
    Third Row Hiproom57.4 "57.4 "57.4 "
    Front Shoulder Room61.1 "61.1 "61.1 "
    Rear Shoulder Room61.6 "61.6 "61.6 "
    Third Row Shoulder Room60.6 "60.6 "60.6 "
    Interior Cargo Volume32.5 cu.ft.32.5 cu.ft.32.5 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded85.5 cu.ft.85.5 cu.ft.85.5 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Rear SpoilerN/AN/AAvailable:lip
    Rear Step Bumperrear step bumperrear step bumperrear step bumper
    Bodyside Claddingblackblackblack
    Grille Moldingsbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Exterior MirrorsStandard:dual manual remoteAvailable:dual power remoteStandard:dual manual remoteAvailable:dual power remotedual power remote
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,00060/60,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles60/unlimited60/unlimited60/unlimited
    Accessories Months/Miles96/80,00096/80,00096/80,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1997 Toyota Previa 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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