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Ford
E-250
1997
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1997 Ford E-250 Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1997 Ford E-250 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Ford E-250 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$19,180
Invoice *
$16,783
Engine
4.2L V-6 200 HP 250.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm / 5.4L V-8 230 HP 325.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,000 rpm / 5.4L V-8 200 HP 250.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
14.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
18.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
4.2L V-6 200 HP 250.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm / 5.4L V-8 230 HP 325.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,000 rpm / 5.4L V-8 200 HP 250.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
95 amp / 130 amp heavy duty
Battery
72 amp / 78 amp with auxiliary battery / 75 amp with auxiliary battery
Axle Ratio
3.73
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded / compressed natural gas
Fuel Tank
35.0 gal.
Auxiliary Fuel Tank
8.6 gal.
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Limited Slip Differential
limited slip differential
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Shocks
heavy duty
Rear Shocks
heavy duty
Wheels
16.0 " steel
Front Tires
LT225/75SR16.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size steel
Seating Capacity
2
Front Seat Type
captain
Front Headrests
fixed
Front Armrests
driver and passenger
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
2-way / (2-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
2-way / (2-way power)
Seat Trim
cloth / premium cloth
Door Trim
cloth w/carpet lower
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Vanity Mirrors
passenger
Dome Light
dome light
Reading Lights
front
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Rear Air Conditioning
rear HVAC / rear air with separate controls
Rear Heater
auxiliary rear heater
Radio
AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan / AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
Speakers
4
Antenna
fixed
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls
Door Locks
power
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Instrument Display
analog
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
fixed / manual vented
Tinted Windows
light / deep
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
rear wheel 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
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Door Count
3 doors
Exterior Length
211.8 "
Exterior Width
79.3 "
Exterior Height
83.4 "
Wheelbase
138 "
Front Tread
69 "
Rear Tread
67 "
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
7,200 lbs. / 8,450 lbs.
Curb Weight
5,043 lbs.
Payload
2,165 lbs.
Bumpers
chrome
Rear Bumper
chrome
Rear Step Bumper
rear step bumper
Bodyside Moldings
black
Grille Moldings
chrome
Exterior Mirrors
dual manual / dual power remote
Trailering Harness
trailering harness
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 E-250 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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