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1997 Jeep Wrangler Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1997 Jeep Wrangler specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Jeep Wrangler warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$13,470
Invoice *
$12,927
Engine
2.5L I-4 120 HP 140.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,500 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 3-spd auto
Fuel Economy City
17.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
19.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
2.5L I-4 120 HP 140.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,500 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 3-spd auto
Alternator
81 amp / 117 amp heavy duty
Battery
500 amp / 600 amp heavy duty
Axle Ratio
3.07
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
15.0 gal. / 19.0 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel
Drive Type
part-time four-wheel
4WD Shift
manual
Locking Hub Control
automatic
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
coil
Rear Shocks
heavy duty
Steering
re-circulating ball
Brakes
front disc/rear drum
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
15.0 " silver styled steel / 15.0 " / 15.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
P205/75SR15.0BSW AT / P225/75SR15.0OWL AT / P215/75SR15.0OWL AT
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel / full-size
Seating Capacity
2 / 4
Front Seat Type
bucket
Front Headrests
fixed
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 / bench
Seat Trim
vinyl / cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
rubber front & rear
Convertible Roof
manual with roll-over protection / manual with roll-over protection, hard top
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
locking
Floor Console
partial / full
Cup Holder
front
Dashboard Storage
dashboard storage
Interior Concealed Storage
locking interior concealed storage
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Tie Downs
cargo tie downs
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Radio
AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan
Speakers
2 / 4
Antenna
fixed
Door Locks
manual
Power Outlets
1
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
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
manual
Rear Windows
manual / fixed
Quarter Vent Rear Windows
manual
Tinted Windows
light / deep
Front Windshield Wipers
fixed interval / variable intermittent
Rear Windshield Wiper
rear windshield wiper
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Rear Windshield Type
flip-up
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Door Count
2 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
55.2 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
151.2 "
Exterior Width
66.7 "
Exterior Height
70.2 "
Wheelbase
93 "
Front Tread
58 "
Rear Tread
58 "
Turning Radius
16.8 '
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
4,360 lbs.
Curb Weight
3,073 lbs.
Front Gross Axle Weight Rating
2,200 lbs.
Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating
2,600 lbs.
Payload
800 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
2,000 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.57
Front Legroom
41.0 "
Rear Legroom
34.9 "
Front Headroom
42.3 "
Rear Headroom
40.6 "
Front Hiproom
51.1 "
Rear Hiproom
43.5 "
Front Shoulder Room
51.9 "
Rear Shoulder Room
57.3 "
Interior Cargo Volume
11.3 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded
36.9 cu.ft.
Running Boards
running boards
Skid Plates
1
Bumpers
black / front black with 2 front tow hook(s)
Fender Flares
black
Grille Moldings
body-colored
Paint
monotone with stripe / clearcoat monotone with stripe
Exterior Mirrors
dual manual
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Major Components Months/Miles
36/36,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1997 Jeep Wrangler 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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