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1997 Acura NSX Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1997 Acura NSX specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Acura NSX warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$84,000
Invoice *
$72,097
Engine
3.2L V-6 290 HP 224.0 ft.lbs. @ 5,500 rpm / 3.0L V-6 252 HP 210.0 ft.lbs. @ 5,300 rpm
Transmission
6-spd man / 4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
19.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
23.9 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Engine
3.2L V-6 290 HP 224.0 ft.lbs. @ 5,500 rpm / 3.0L V-6 252 HP 210.0 ft.lbs. @ 5,300 rpm
Transmission
6-spd man / 4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
120 amp
Battery
65 amp
Axle Ratio
4.06
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
18.5 gal.
Exhaust
dual stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Limited Slip Differential
viscous
Traction Control
driveline

Steering and Suspension

Front Suspension
double wishbone
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Rear Suspension
independent double wishbone
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front and rear
Front Tires
P215/45ZR16.0BSW performance
Rear Tires (if different from Front)
245/40R17.0
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact aluminum

Seating and Interior

Seating Capacity
2
Front Seat Type
bucket
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(4-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
(4-way power)
Seat Trim
leather
Door Trim
leather
Headliner
full vinyl
Floor Trim
carpet
Gear Shift Knob Trim
leather

Comfort and Conveniences

Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
glove box
Dome Light
fade
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front
Instrument Panel Storage
bin
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
vinyl
Climate Control
automatic air conditioning
Radio
brand AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
CD
compatible
Speakers
4 brand
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
power retractable diversity
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
power
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
keyfob
Remote Fuel Flap Release
keyfob
Power Outlets
1
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Volt Gauge
voltmeter gauge
Clock
in-dash
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel
telescopic tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
power
1-Touch Open
driver
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Security System
security system

Dimensions and Capacities

Door Count
2 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
5.0 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
174.2 "
Exterior Width
71.3 "
Exterior Height
46.1 "
Wheelbase
100 "
Front Tread
59 "
Rear Tread
60 "
Turning Radius
19.0 '
Curb Weight
3,069 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.32
Front Legroom
45.0 "
Front Headroom
36.0 "
Front Hiproom
53.8 "
Front Shoulder Room
52.5 "
Passenger Volume
49 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
5.0 cu.ft.

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler
wing
Bumpers
body-colored
Paint
monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Major Components Months/Miles
48/50,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
48/50,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1997 Acura NSX 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.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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