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1997 Ford F-150 Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1997 Ford F-150 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Ford F-150 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

Overview

Select Style

MSRP *
$14,505
Invoice *
$13,219
Engine
4.2L V-6 200 HP 250.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm / 4.6L V-8 220 HP 290.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
17.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
22.1 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000

Powertrain

Select Style

Engine
4.2L V-6 200 HP 250.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm / 4.6L V-8 220 HP 290.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
95 amp / 130 amp
Battery
58 amp with run down protection / 78 amp heavy duty with run down protection
Axle Ratio
3.08 / 3.55
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
25.0 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Limited Slip Differential
limited slip differential

Steering and Suspension

Select Style

Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil / heavy duty coil
Front Shocks
heavy duty
Rear Springs
leaf / heavy duty leaf
Rear Shocks
heavy duty
Steering
re-circulating ball
Brakes
front disc/rear drum
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
16.0 " silver steel
Front Tires
P235/70SR16.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size steel

Seating and Interior

Select Style

Seating Capacity
3
Front Seat Type
bench
Front Headrests
fixed
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
2-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
2-way
Seat Trim
vinyl / cloth
Door Trim
vinyl
Headliner
front cloth
Floor Trim
vinyl/rubber

Comfort and Conveniences

Select Style

Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
glove box
Cabback Insulator
cabback insulator
Dome Light
dome light
Cup Holder
front
Instrument Panel Storage
bin
Dashboard Storage
dashboard storage
Cargo Floor Trim
vinyl/rubber
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Radio
AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan / AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
Speakers
4
Antenna
fixed
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls
Door Locks
manual
Power Outlets
2
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Instrument Display
analog
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Volt Gauge
voltmeter gauge
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
tilt
Front Windows
manual
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Windshield Type
sliding

Safety

Select Style

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 w/passenger front-impact cancellable

Dimensions and Capacities

Select Style

Door Count
2 doors
Exterior Cargo Length
78.8 "
Exterior Length
202.2 "
Exterior Width
78.4 "
Exterior Height
72.4 "
Wheelbase
120 "
Front Tread
65 "
Rear Tread
65 "
Turning Radius
20.2 '
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
5,550 lbs. / 6,000 lbs.
Curb Weight
3,850 lbs.
Front Gross Axle Weight Rating
2,500 lbs.
Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating
2,900 lbs.
Payload
1,700 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
2,300 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.45
Front Legroom
40.9 "
Front Headroom
40.8 "
Front Hiproom
61.3 "
Front Shoulder Room
63.8 "
Exterior Cargo Width
50.0 "
Exterior Cargo Volume
58.6 cu.ft.

Exterior Features

Select Style

Running Boards
running boards
Pickup
regular
Bumpers
front argent
Rear Bumper
colored
Rear Step Bumper
rear step bumper
Grille Moldings
colored
Paint
monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual manual
Trailering
class III
Trailering Harness
trailering harness
Trailering Hitch
trailering hitch

Warranty

Select Style

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 F-150 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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