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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1998 Ford Windstar specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1998 Ford Windstar warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

1998 Ford Windstar Base Cargo Van (1998.5 model)1998 Ford Windstar Base 3.0 Wagon1998 Ford Windstar Standard Cargo Van
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$18,210$19,085$19,180
    Invoice *$16,560$17,697$17,398
    EngineStandard:3.0L V-6 150 HP 172 ft.lbs. @ 3,300 rpmAvailable:3.8L V-6 200 HP 225 ft.lbs. @ 3,000 rpm3.0L 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 rpm
    Transmission4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City18.0 mpg18.0 mpg18.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy25.0 mpg25.0 mpg25.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    EngineStandard:3.0L V-6 150 HP 172 ft.lbs. @ 3,300 rpmAvailable:3.8L V-6 200 HP 225 ft.lbs. @ 3,000 rpm3.0L 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 rpm
    Transmission4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD4-spd auto w/OD
    Alternator130 amp130 amp130 amp
    BatteryStandard:58 ampAvailable:72 amp58 amp with run down protectionStandard:58 ampAvailable:72 amp
    Axle RatioStandard:3.98Available:3.563.56Standard:3.98Available:3.56
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel TankStandard:20.0 gal.Available:25.0 gal.20.0 gal.Standard:20.0 gal.Available:25.0 gal.
    ExhaustN/Astainless steelstainless steel
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheelfront-wheel
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front SuspensionN/Astrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll BarN/Afront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front SpringsN/Acoilcoil
    Rear SpringsN/Acoilcoil
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakes4-wheel discfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drum
    Vented Disc BrakesN/Afrontfront
    Wheels15.0 " steel15.0 " steel15.0 " steel
    Front TiresP215/70SR15.0BSW ASP205/70SR15.0BSW ASP215/70SR15.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and WheelStandard:compact steelAvailable:full-sizeStandard:compact steelAvailable:full-sizeStandard:compact steelAvailable:full-size
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity272
    Front Seat TypeStandard:bucketAvailable:captainbucketStandard:bucketAvailable:captain
    Front Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Front ArmrestsAvailable:driver and passengerdriver and passengerAvailable:driver and passenger
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls4-way2-way4-way
    Easy EntryN/AAvailable:rear seat easy entryN/A
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way2-way4-way
    Rear SeatsN/Aremovable full benchN/A
    Rear HeadrestsN/AadjustableN/A
    Rear Child SeatsN/AAvailable:2N/A
    Third Row SeatsN/AStandard:removable full benchAvailable:full benchN/A
    Seat TrimStandard:vinylAvailable:clothclothStandard:vinylAvailable:cloth
    Door Trimcarpet lowerN/AN/A
    Headlinerfront clothfull clothfront cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Floor MatsN/AAvailable:carpeted front & rearN/A
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxlockinglockinglocking
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading LightsN/AAvailable:frontN/A
    Cup HolderN/Afront and rearN/A
    Instrument Panel Storagebinbinbin
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Underseat TrayN/AN/AAvailable:front
    Cargo Concealed StorageN/Acargo concealed storageN/A
    Cargo Floor Trimvinyl/rubbercarpetedvinyl/rubber
    Trunk Lid TrimN/AvinylN/A
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air ConditioningAvailable:manualAvailable:manualAvailable:manual
    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-scan
    SpeakersStandard:2Available:2 performanceStandard:4Available:4 performanceStandard:2Available:2 performance
    Cruise ControlAvailable:cruise controlAvailable:with steering wheel controlsAvailable:with steering wheel controls
    Door LocksStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:power
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Power Outlets121
    Retained Accessory PowerN/AAvailable:retained accessory powerN/A
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Trip OdometerN/Atrip odometerN/A
    Steering WheelN/AAvailable:tiltN/A
    Front WindowsStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:powerStandard:manualAvailable:power
    Rear Windowsfixedfixedfixed
    Quarter Vent Rear Windowsfixedfixedfixed
    1-Touch OpenN/AAvailable:driverN/A
    Tinted WindowsStandard:lightAvailable:deeplightStandard:lightAvailable:deep
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear Windshield Wiperfixed intervalfixed intervalfixed interval
    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
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count3 doors3 doors3 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume157.0 cu.ft.142.0 cu.ft.152.6 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length201.2 "201.2 "201.2 "
    Exterior Width75.4 "74.7 "75.8 "
    Exterior Height68.0 "67.8 "68.5 "
    Wheelbase121 "121 "121 "
    Front Tread64 "64 "64 "
    Rear Tread63 "63 "63 "
    Turning RadiusN/A20.2 '20.2 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight RatingN/AN/A5,380 lbs.
    Curb Weight3,545 lbs.N/A3,546 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight RatingN/AN/A2,747 lbs.
    Rear Gross Axle Weight RatingN/AN/A2,800 lbs.
    PayloadN/AN/A1,500 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight2,000 lbs.2,000 lbs.2,000 lbs.
    Drag CoefficientN/A.35N/A
    Front Legroom41.8 "41.8 "41.8 "
    Rear LegroomN/A39.2 "N/A
    Front Headroom39.3 "39.3 "39.3 "
    Rear HeadroomN/A38.9 "N/A
    Third Row HeadroomN/A38.1 "N/A
    Front Hiproom57.6 "57.6 "57.6 "
    Rear HiproomN/A61.0 "N/A
    Third Row HiproomN/A48.7 "N/A
    Front Shoulder Room60.9 "60.9 "60.9 "
    Rear Shoulder RoomN/A61.0 "N/A
    Third Row Shoulder RoomN/A57.6 "N/A
    Interior Cargo Volume157.0 cu.ft.26.5 cu.ft.152.6 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats FoldedN/A142.0 cu.ft.N/A
  • Exterior Features
    Rear Step BumperN/Arear step bumperrear step bumper
    Rocker Panel Extensionsrocker panel extensionsrocker panel extensionsrocker panel extensions
    Grille Moldingsbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Exterior MirrorsStandard:dual manualAvailable:dual power remoteStandard:dual manualAvailable:dual power remoteStandard: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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Safety Rating

Below is the 1998 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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