Ford
Mustang
1997
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1997 Ford Mustang Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1997 Ford Mustang specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Ford Mustang warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$15,355
Invoice *
$14,107
Engine
3.8L V-6 150 HP 215.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,750 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
20.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
30.1 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
3.8L V-6 150 HP 215.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,750 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
130 amp heavy duty
Battery
58 amp heavy duty
Axle Ratio
2.73
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
15.4 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Front Suspension
strut
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Rear Suspension
rigid axle multi-link
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
15.0 " steel
Front Tires
P205/65TR15.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel
Seating Capacity
4
Front Seat Type
bucket
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way / 6-way (4-way power)
Easy Entry
rear seat easy entry
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Rear Seats
50-50 bench
Seat Trim
cloth
Door Trim
cloth
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
rubber front & rear
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
glove box
Dome Light
dome light
Reading Lights
front
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front
Instrument Panel Storage
bin
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Radio
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan / premium AM stereo/FM stereo / premium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
CD
compatible / single
Speakers
4 / performance / 4 performance
Amplifier
premium / amplifier
Antenna
fixed
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls
Door Locks
manual / power
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
power
Power Outlets
1
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Volt Gauge
voltmeter gauge
Clock
in-dash
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
manual / power
Rear Windows
fixed
1-Touch Open Window
driver
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
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
Ignition Disable
immobilizer
Security System
security system
Door Count
2 doors
Exterior Length
181.5 "
Exterior Width
71.8 "
Exterior Height
53.2 "
Wheelbase
101 "
Front Tread
61 "
Rear Tread
59 "
Turning Radius
19.2 '
Curb Weight
3,065 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
1,000 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.33
Front Legroom
42.5 "
Rear Legroom
30.3 "
Front Headroom
38.2 "
Rear Headroom
35.9 "
Front Hiproom
52.8 "
Rear Hiproom
48.8 "
Front Shoulder Room
53.6 "
Rear Shoulder Room
52.1 "
Passenger Volume
83 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
10.9 cu.ft.
Rear Spoiler
wing
Bumpers
body-colored
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored
Rocker Panel Extensions
rocker panel extensions
Grille Moldings
black
Paint
monotone / monotone with stripe
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote, convex spotter passenger
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 Mustang 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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