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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

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.

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1997 Ford F-150 Standard 4x2 Standard Cab regular side 120 in. WB1997 Ford F-150 Standard 4x2 Standard Cab regular side 139 in. WB1997 Ford F-150 XL 4x2 Standard Cab regular side 120 in. WB
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$14,505$14,775$15,525
    Invoice *$13,219$13,457$13,652
    EngineStandard:4.2L V-6 200 HP 250.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpmAvailable:4.6L V-8 220 HP 290.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpmStandard:4.2L V-6 200 HP 250.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpmAvailable:4.6L V-8 220 HP 290.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpmStandard:4.2L V-6 200 HP 250.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpmAvailable:4.6L V-8 220 HP 290.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpm5.4L V-8 230 HP 325.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,000 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City17.0 mpg17.0 mpg17.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy22.1 mpg22.1 mpg22.1 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    EngineStandard:4.2L V-6 200 HP 250.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpmAvailable:4.6L V-8 220 HP 290.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpmStandard:4.2L V-6 200 HP 250.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpmAvailable:4.6L V-8 220 HP 290.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpmStandard:4.2L V-6 200 HP 250.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpmAvailable:4.6L V-8 220 HP 290.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpm5.4L V-8 230 HP 325.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,000 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/ODStandard:5-spd man w/ODAvailable:4-spd auto w/OD
    AlternatorStandard:95 ampAvailable:130 ampStandard:95 ampAvailable:130 ampStandard:95 ampAvailable:130 amp
    BatteryStandard:58 amp with run down protectionAvailable:78 amp heavy duty with run down protectionStandard:58 amp with run down protectionAvailable:78 amp heavy duty with run down protectionStandard:58 amp with run down protectionAvailable:78 amp heavy duty with run down protection
    Axle RatioStandard:3.08Available:3.55Standard:3.08Available:3.55Standard:3.08Available:3.55
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank25.0 gal.30.0 gal.25.0 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steelstainless steel
    Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheelrear-wheel
    Limited Slip DifferentialAvailable:limited slip differentialAvailable:limited slip differentialAvailable:limited slip differential
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front SpringsStandard:coilAvailable:heavy duty coilStandard:coilAvailable:heavy duty coilStandard:coilAvailable:heavy duty coil
    Front ShocksAvailable:heavy dutyAvailable:heavy dutyAvailable:heavy duty
    Rear SpringsStandard:leafAvailable:heavy duty leafStandard:leafAvailable:heavy duty leafStandard:leafAvailable:heavy duty leaf
    Rear ShocksAvailable:heavy dutyAvailable:heavy dutyAvailable:heavy duty
    Steeringre-circulating ballre-circulating ballre-circulating ball
    Brakesfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drum
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels16.0 " silver steel16.0 " silver steel16.0 " silver steel
    Front TiresP235/70SR16.0BSW ASStandard:P235/70SR16.0BSW ASAvailable:P255/70SR16.0BSW ASStandard:P235/70SR16.0BSW ASAvailable:P235/70SR16.0OWL AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size steelfull-size steelStandard:full-size steelAvailable:full-size
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity333
    Front Seat Typebenchbenchbench
    Front Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls2-way2-way2-way
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls2-way2-way2-way
    Seat TrimStandard:vinylAvailable:clothStandard:vinylAvailable:clothStandard:clothAvailable:vinyl
    Door Trimvinylvinylvinyl
    Headlinerfront clothfront clothfront cloth
    Floor Trimvinyl/rubbervinyl/rubberStandard:vinyl/rubberAvailable:carpet
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity MirrorsN/AN/Apassenger
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxglove boxglove boxglove box
    Cabback Insulatorcabback insulatorcabback insulatorcabback insulator
    Dome Lightdome lightdome lightdome light
    Reading LightsN/AN/Afront
    Cup Holderfrontfrontfront
    Instrument Panel Storagebinbinbin
    Dashboard Storagedashboard storagedashboard storagedashboard storage
    Door BinsN/AN/Adriver
    Cargo Floor Trimvinyl/rubbervinyl/rubbervinyl/rubber
    Front Air ConditioningAvailable:manualAvailable:manualAvailable:manual
    RadioStandard:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM stereo, seek-scanStandard:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM stereo, seek-scanStandard:AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAvailable:AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    Speakers444
    Antennafixedfixedfixed
    Cruise ControlAvailable:with steering wheel controlsAvailable:with steering wheel controlsAvailable:with steering wheel controls
    Door Locksmanualmanualmanual
    Power Outlets222
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Oil Pressure Gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gauge
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt Gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gauge
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering WheelAvailable:tiltAvailable:tiltAvailable:tilt
    Front Windowsmanualmanualmanual
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear Windshield TypeAvailable:slidingAvailable:slidingAvailable:sliding
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)Standard:rear wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Available:4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Standard:rear wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Available:4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Standard:rear wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)Available:4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passenger w/passenger front-impact cancellabledriver and passenger w/passenger front-impact cancellabledriver and passenger w/passenger front-impact cancellable
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors2 doors2 doors
    Exterior Cargo Length78.8 "97.0 "78.8 "
    Exterior Length202.2 "220.8 "202.2 "
    Exterior Width78.4 "78.4 "78.4 "
    Exterior Height72.4 "72.1 "72.4 "
    Wheelbase120 "139 "120 "
    Front Tread65 "65 "65 "
    Rear Tread65 "65 "65 "
    Turning Radius20.2 '23.0 '20.2 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight RatingStandard:5,550 lbs.Available:6,000 lbs.Standard:5,550 lbs.Available:6,550 lbs.6,000 lbs.Standard:5,550 lbs.Available:6,000 lbs.6,050 lbs.
    Curb Weight3,850 lbs.3,960 lbs.3,850 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight Rating2,500 lbs.2,800 lbs.2,500 lbs.
    Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating2,900 lbs.2,900 lbs.2,900 lbs.
    Payload1,700 lbs.Standard:1,590 lbs.Available:2,065 lbs.2,435 lbs.Standard:1,700 lbs.Available:1,840 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight2,300 lbs.2,300 lbs.2,300 lbs.
    Drag Coefficient.45.45.45
    Front Legroom40.9 "40.9 "40.9 "
    Front Headroom40.8 "40.8 "40.8 "
    Front Hiproom61.3 "61.3 "61.3 "
    Front Shoulder Room63.8 "63.8 "63.8 "
    Exterior Cargo Width50.0 "50.0 "50.0 "
    Exterior Cargo Volume58.6 cu.ft.72.6 cu.ft.58.6 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Running BoardsAvailable:running boardsAvailable:running boardsAvailable:running boards
    Pickupregularregularregular
    Bumpersfront argentfront argentfront chrome
    Rear BumperAvailable:coloredAvailable:coloredAvailable:chrome
    Rear Step BumperAvailable:rear step bumperAvailable:rear step bumperAvailable:rear step bumper
    Bodyside MoldingsN/AN/AAvailable:black
    Grille Moldingscoloredcoloredcolored
    Paintmonotonemonotonemonotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual manualdual manualdual manual
    TraileringAvailable:class IIIAvailable:class IIIAvailable:class III
    Trailering Harnesstrailering harnesstrailering harnesstrailering harness
    Trailering HitchAvailable:trailering hitchAvailable:trailering hitchAvailable:trailering hitch
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles60/unlimited60/unlimited60/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Accessories Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
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XL 4x4 Extended Cab regular side 157 in. WB
XL 4x4 Standard Cab regular side 139 in. WB
Lariat 4x4 Extended Cab regular side 157 in. WB
XL 4x2 Extended Cab regular side 157 in. WB
XLT 4x2 Standard Cab regular side 120 in. WB
XL 4x2 Extended Cab flare side 139 in. WB
Lariat 4x4 Extended Cab flare side 139 in. WB
Standard 4x4 Extended Cab regular side 139 in. WB
XLT 4x2 Standard Cab regular side 139 in. WB
XL 4x4 Standard Cab flare side 120 in. WB
Lariat 4x2 Extended Cab flare side 139 in. WB
XLT 4x4 Extended Cab regular side 139 in. WB
Standard 4x2 Extended Cab regular side 139 in. WB
XL 4x2 Standard Cab flare side 120 in. WB
Lariat 4x4 Standard Cab flare side 120 in. WB
XLT 4x2 Extended Cab regular side 139 in. WB
Standard 4x4 Standard Cab regular side 120 in. WB
Lariat 4x2 Standard Cab flare side 120 in. WB
Standard 4x2 Standard Cab regular side 120 in. WB
XLT 4x4 Standard Cab regular side 120 in. WB
XLT 4x4 Standard Cab regular side 139 in. WB
XL 4x4 Extended Cab flare side 139 in. WB
Standard 4x2 Standard Cab regular side 139 in. WB
Standard 4x2 Extended Cab regular side 157 in. WB
Standard 4x4 Extended Cab regular side 157 in. WB
XLT 4x2 Extended Cab regular side 157 in. WB
Standard 4x4 Standard Cab regular side 139 in. WB
XLT 4x4 Extended Cab regular side 157 in. WB
Lariat 4x2 Standard Cab regular side 120 in. WB
XL 4x4 Extended Cab regular side 139 in. WB
Lariat 4x2 Standard Cab regular side 139 in. WB
XLT 4x4 Extended Cab flare side 139 in. WB
XL 4x2 Extended Cab regular side 139 in. WB
Lariat 4x4 Extended Cab regular side 139 in. WB
XLT 4x2 Extended Cab flare side 139 in. WB
Lariat 4x2 Extended Cab regular side 139 in. WB
XL 4x4 Standard Cab regular side 120 in. WB
XLT 4x4 Standard Cab flare side 120 in. WB
XL 4x2 Standard Cab regular side 120 in. WB
Lariat 4x4 Standard Cab regular side 120 in. WB
XLT 4x2 Standard Cab flare side 120 in. WB
Lariat 4x4 Standard Cab regular side 139 in. WB
Lariat 4x2 Extended Cab regular side 157 in. WB
XL 4x2 Standard Cab regular side 139 in. WB
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Safety Rating

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.
StyleFrontal Rating
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