Land Rover
Discovery
1997
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1997 Land Rover Discovery Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1997 Land Rover Discovery specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Land Rover Discovery warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$32,000
Invoice *
$28,480
Engine
4.0L V-8 182 HP 233.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,000 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
13.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
17.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/42,000
Engine
4.0L V-8 182 HP 233.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,000 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
100 amp
Battery
590 amp
Axle Ratio
3.54
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
23.4 gal.
Exhaust
non stainless steel
Drive Type
full-time four-wheel
Locking Hub Control
permanent
Ride
heavy duty
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
P235/70HR16.0BSW M+S
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size steel
Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
bucket
Front Headrests
fixed
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way / (6-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way / (6-way power)
Rear Seats
60-40 split-bench
Rear Headrests
fixed
Seat Trim
cloth / leather
Door Trim
cloth
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Dashboard Insert
simulated wood
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Rearview Mirror
auto-dimming day-night
Glove Box
glove box
Dome Light
fade
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front
Instrument Panel Storage
bin
Dashboard Storage
dashboard storage
Seatback Storage
2
Door Bins
dual
Rear Door Bins
rear door bins
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
plastic
Cargo Cover
rigid
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
dual zone front manual
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
premium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
CD
compatible / trunk/cargo area mounted 6-disc
Speakers
6
Amplifier
amplifier
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
power retractable diversity
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls
Door Locks
power
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Fuel Filler Door Release
fuel filler door release
Power Outlets
1
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Clock
in-dash
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
Quarter Vent Rear Windows
power
1-Touch Open Window
driver and passenger
Tinted Windows
deep
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Windshield Wiper
fixed interval
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
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
70.0 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
178.7 "
Exterior Width
70.6 "
Exterior Height
77.4 "
Wheelbase
100 "
Front Tread
59 "
Rear Tread
59 "
Turning Radius
19.7 '
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
6,019 lbs.
Curb Weight
4,464 lbs.
Front Gross Axle Weight Rating
2,425 lbs.
Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating
3,625 lbs.
Payload
1,554 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
1,653 lbs.
Front Legroom
38.5 "
Rear Legroom
36.3 "
Front Headroom
39.5 "
Rear Headroom
39.2 "
Front Hiproom
58.9 "
Rear Hiproom
58.9 "
Interior Cargo Volume
45.8 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded
70.0 cu.ft.
Mud Flaps
front and rear
Bumpers
black with 2 front tow hook(s)
Rear Step Bumper
rear step bumper
Bodyside Moldings
black
Grille Moldings
black
Paint
monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote heated
Trailering
class III
Trailering Harness
trailering harness
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 Discovery 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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