Land Rover
Defender 90
1997
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1997 Land Rover Defender 90 Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1997 Land Rover Defender 90 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Land Rover Defender 90 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$32,000
Invoice *
$28,700
Engine
4.0L V-8 182 HP 233.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,000 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
14.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
15.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/42,000
Engine
4.0L V-8 182 HP 233.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,000 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
100 amp
Axle Ratio
3.54
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
15.6 gal.
Exhaust
non stainless steel
Drive Type
full-time four-wheel
Locking Hub Control
permanent
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
re-circulating ball
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
16.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
LT265/75SR16.0BSW AT
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size aluminum
Seating Capacity
4
Front Seat Type
bucket
Front Headrests
fixed
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Rear Seats
removable bench
Seat Trim
vinyl
Door Trim
vinyl
Floor Trim
vinyl/rubber
Convertible Roof
manual
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
glove box
Dome Light
dome light
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front
Dashboard Storage
dashboard storage
Seatback Storage
2
Door Bins
passenger
Cargo Floor Trim
vinyl/rubber
Trunk Lid Trim
vinyl
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Radio
premium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
Speakers
4
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
fixed
Door Locks
manual
Power Outlets
1
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Clock
analog
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Front Windows
manual
Rear Windows
sliding
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Door Count
2 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
65.2 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
157.1 "
Exterior Width
70.5 "
Exterior Height
80.2 "
Wheelbase
93 "
Front Tread
59 "
Rear Tread
59 "
Turning Radius
20.0 '
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
6,001 lbs.
Curb Weight
3,913 lbs.
Front Gross Axle Weight Rating
2,701 lbs.
Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating
3,300 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
3,500 lbs.
Front Legroom
43.5 "
Front Headroom
57.0 "
Front Hiproom
55.1 "
Front Shoulder Room
54.0 "
Interior Cargo Volume
65.2 cu.ft.
Skid Plates
1
Bumpers
black with 2 front tow hook(s)
Rear Step Bumper
rear step bumper
Fender Flares
black
Grille Moldings
black
Paint
monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual manual
Trailering
class III
Trailering Hitch
trailering hitch
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/42,000
Major Components Months/Miles
36/42,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
72/unlimited
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/42,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1997 Land Rover Defender 90 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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