Ford
Probe
1997
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1997 Ford Probe Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1997 Ford Probe specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Ford Probe warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$14,355
Invoice *
$13,152
Engine
2.0L I-4 118 HP 127.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,500 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
25.9 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
32.8 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
2.0L I-4 118 HP 127.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,500 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
80 amp
Battery
58 amp
Axle Ratio
4.39 / 3.77
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
15.5 gal.
Exhaust
partial stainless steel
Drive Type
front-wheel
Ride
sport
Front Suspension
strut
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Rear Suspension
independent strut
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
front disc/rear drum / 4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
14.0 " steel / 15.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
P195/65SR14.0BSW AS / P205/55HR14.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size steel
Seating Capacity
4
Front Seat Type
bucket
Front Headrests
fixed
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way / 4-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 / leather
Door Trim
carpet lower
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Sunroof
power
Vanity Mirrors
passenger
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
dome light
Reading Lights
front
Floor Console
partial / full
Cup Holder
front
Instrument Panel Storage
bin
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Radio
AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan / premium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan / AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
CD
single
Speakers
4 / 4 performance
Antenna
fixed
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls
Door Locks
manual / power
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
mechanical
Remote Fuel Flap Release
mechanical
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
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
tilt
Front Windows
manual / power
Rear Windows
fixed
1-Touch Open Window
driver
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Windshield Wiper
rear windshield wiper
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
Door Count
2 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
18.8 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
178.7 "
Exterior Width
69.8 "
Exterior Height
51.6 "
Wheelbase
103 "
Front Tread
60 "
Rear Tread
60 "
Turning Radius
17.9 '
Curb Weight
2,690 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.33
Front Legroom
43.1 "
Rear Legroom
28.5 "
Front Headroom
37.8 "
Rear Headroom
34.8 "
Front Hiproom
53.9 "
Rear Hiproom
48.6 "
Front Shoulder Room
52.0 "
Rear Shoulder Room
53.9 "
Passenger Volume
80 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
18.8 cu.ft.
Rear Spoiler
wing
Bumpers
body-colored
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored
Grille Moldings
black
Paint
monotone
Exterior Mirrors
manual remote driver, manual passenger / dual power remote
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 Probe 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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