Dodge
Viper
1997
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1997 Dodge Viper Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1997 Dodge Viper specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Dodge Viper warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$66,000
Invoice *
$59,280
Engine
8.0L V-10 450 HP 490.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,700 rpm
Transmission
6-spd man w/OD
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
8.0L V-10 450 HP 490.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,700 rpm
Transmission
6-spd man w/OD
Alternator
120 amp
Battery
770 amp
Axle Ratio
3.07
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
19.0 gal.
Exhaust
dual stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Limited Slip Differential
limited slip differential
Ride
sport
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front and rear
Wheels
17.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
P275/40ZR17.0BSW performance
Rear Tires (if different from Front)
335/35
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact aluminum
Seating Capacity
2
Front Seat Type
bucket
Front Headrests
fixed
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Seat Trim
leather
Door Trim
vinyl
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Dashboard Trim
leather
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
glove box
Dome Light
dome light
Reading Lights
front
Floor Console
full
Overhead Console
mini with storage
Seatback Storage
2
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Radio
AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan
CD
single
Speakers
6
Amplifier
premium
Antenna
window grid
Door Locks
power
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Power Outlets
1
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Volt Gauge
voltmeter gauge
Systems Monitor
systems monitor
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
power
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Rear Windshield Type
flip-up
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Ignition Disable
immobilizer
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Security System
security system
Door Count
2 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
9.2 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
176.7 "
Exterior Width
75.7 "
Exterior Height
47.0 "
Wheelbase
96 "
Front Tread
60 "
Rear Tread
61 "
Turning Radius
20.2 '
Curb Weight
3,375 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.39
Front Legroom
42.6 "
Front Headroom
36.5 "
Front Shoulder Room
53.8 "
Passenger Volume
49 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
9.2 cu.ft.
Rear Spoiler
lip
Bumpers
body-colored
Paint
monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual manual
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Major Components Months/Miles
36/36,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1997 Dodge Viper 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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