Ford
Windstar
1997
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1997 Ford Windstar Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1997 Ford Windstar specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Ford Windstar warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$18,415
Invoice *
$17,063
Engine
3.0L V-6 150 HP 172.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,300 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
17.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
25.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
3.0L V-6 150 HP 172.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,300 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
130 amp
Battery
58 amp with run down protection
Axle Ratio
3.56
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
20.0 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel
Drive Type
front-wheel
Front Suspension
strut
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
strut
Rear Springs
coil
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
front disc/rear drum
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
15.0 " steel
Front Tires
P205/70SR15.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size steel
Seating Capacity
7
Front Seat Type
bucket
Front Headrests
fixed
Front Armrests
driver and passenger
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Easy Entry
rear seat easy entry
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Rear Seats
removable full bench
Rear Child Seats
2
Third Row Seats
removable full bench / full bench
Seat Trim
cloth
Door Trim
carpet lower
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
fade
Cup Holder
front and rear
Cargo Concealed Storage
cargo concealed storage
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
plastic
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Radio
AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan / AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
Speakers
4 / 4 performance
Antenna
fixed
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls
Door Locks
manual / power
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Power Outlets
2
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Instrument Display
analog
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
tilt
Front Windows
manual / power
Rear Windows
fixed
Quarter Vent 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
3 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
144.0 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
201.2 "
Exterior Width
75.4 "
Exterior Height
68.0 "
Wheelbase
121 "
Front Tread
64 "
Rear Tread
63 "
Turning Radius
20.2 '
Curb Weight
3,733 lbs.
Payload
1,750 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
2,000 lbs.
Front Legroom
40.7 "
Rear Legroom
39.2 "
Front Headroom
39.3 "
Rear Headroom
38.9 "
Third Row Headroom
35.3 "
Front Hiproom
57.6 "
Rear Hiproom
61.0 "
Third Row Hiproom
48.7 "
Front Shoulder Room
60.9 "
Rear Shoulder Room
62.9 "
Third Row Shoulder Room
56.9 "
Interior Cargo Volume
22.1 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded
50.5 cu.ft.
Bumpers
body-colored
Rear Step Bumper
rear step bumper
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored
Rocker Panel Extensions
rocker panel extensions
Grille Moldings
body-colored
Paint
monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual manual / 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 Windstar 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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