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Ford
Aspire
1997
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1997 Ford Aspire Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1997 Ford Aspire specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Ford Aspire warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$9,295
Invoice *
$8,684
Engine
1.3L I-4 63 HP 74.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,000 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 3-spd auto
Fuel Economy City
34.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
42.2 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
1.3L I-4 63 HP 74.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,000 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 3-spd auto
Alternator
60 amp
Battery
48 amp
Axle Ratio
4.06 / 3.63
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
10.0 gal.
Exhaust
partial stainless steel
Drive Type
front-wheel
Front Suspension
strut
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Rear Suspension
semi-independent strut
Rear Springs
coil
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
front disc/rear drum
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
13.0 " steel
Front Tires
P165/70SR13.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel
Seating Capacity
4
Front Seat Type
bucket
Front Headrests
fixed
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Rear Seats
full bench / 50-50 bench
Seat Trim
cloth / premium cloth
Door Trim
cloth
Headliner
full vinyl
Floor Trim
carpet
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
glove box
Dome Light
dome light
Reading Lights
front
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front
Seatback Storage
2
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
plastic
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Radio
radio prep / AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan
Speakers
4 / 8
Antenna
manual retractable
Door Locks
manual
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
mechanical
Power Outlets
1
Instrument Display
analog
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Front Windows
manual
Rear Windows
fixed
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
fixed interval
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
Door Count
2 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
37.7 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
152.8 "
Exterior Width
65.7 "
Exterior Height
55.6 "
Wheelbase
91 "
Front Tread
56 "
Rear Tread
55 "
Turning Radius
14.8 '
Curb Weight
2,056 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.36
Front Legroom
41.6 "
Rear Legroom
33.6 "
Front Headroom
37.8 "
Rear Headroom
35.5 "
Front Hiproom
47.9 "
Rear Hiproom
44.8 "
Front Shoulder Room
50.3 "
Rear Shoulder Room
49.3 "
Passenger Volume
80 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
14.9 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded
37.7 cu.ft.
Bumpers
body-colored
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored
Grille Moldings
body-colored
Paint
monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual manual remote
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Major Components Months/Miles
36/36,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/unlimited
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000
Accessories Months/Miles
36/36,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1997 Ford Aspire 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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