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Ford
F-350
1997
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1997 Ford F-350 Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1997 Ford F-350 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Ford F-350 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$18,635
Invoice *
$16,400
Engine
5.8L V-8 205 HP 328.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,200 rpm / 7.3L V-8 215 HP 425.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,000 rpm / 7.5L V-8 245 HP 395.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
5.8L V-8 205 HP 328.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,200 rpm / 7.3L V-8 215 HP 425.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,000 rpm / 7.5L V-8 245 HP 395.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
95 amp / 130 amp
Battery
72 amp / 70 amp heavy duty / 84 amp with dual lead acid batteries
Axle Ratio
3.55 / 4.10
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded / diesel
Fuel Tank
19.0 gal.
Auxiliary Fuel Tank
18.2 gal.
Exhaust
non stainless steel
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Limited Slip Differential
limited slip differential
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Front Shocks
heavy duty
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
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
LT235/85SR16.0BSW AS
Rear Tires (if different from Front)
LT235/SR16.0BSW AT
Spare Tire and Wheel
steel / full-size
Seating Capacity
3
Front Seat Type
bench
Front Headrests
fixed
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
2-way
Seat Trim
vinyl / cloth
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
vinyl/rubber / carpet
Vanity Mirrors
passenger
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
glove box
Dome Light
dome light
Reading Lights
front
Cup Holder
front
Instrument Panel Storage
bin
Dashboard Storage
dashboard storage
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Floor Trim
vinyl/rubber
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Radio
AM, clock / AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
Speakers
2 / 4
Antenna
fixed
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls
Door Locks
manual
Power Outlets
2
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
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
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
rear wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Door Count
2 doors
Exterior Cargo Length
98.3 "
Exterior Length
213.3 "
Exterior Width
79.0 "
Exterior Height
69.8 "
Wheelbase
133 "
Front Tread
66 "
Rear Tread
64 "
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
8,800 lbs.
Curb Weight
4,477 lbs.
Front Gross Axle Weight Rating
4,200 lbs.
Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating
6,250 lbs.
Payload
4,689 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
7,500 lbs.
Front Legroom
41.1 "
Front Headroom
40.3 "
Front Hiproom
61.2 "
Front Shoulder Room
65.3 "
Exterior Cargo Width
50.8 "
Exterior Cargo Volume
75.4 cu.ft.
Pickup
regular
Bumpers
front chrome / front argent
Rear Bumper
argent / chrome
Rear Step Bumper
rear step bumper
Bodyside Moldings
black
Grille Moldings
colored / chrome
Paint
monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual manual / dual manual, convex spotter passenger
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 F-350 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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