Lincoln
Mark VIII
1997
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1997 Lincoln Mark VIII Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1997 Lincoln Mark VIII specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Lincoln Mark VIII warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$37,280
Invoice *
$33,994
Engine
4.6L V-8 280 HP 285.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,500 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
18.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
25.9 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Engine
4.6L V-8 280 HP 285.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,500 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
120 amp
Battery
72 amp with run down protection
Axle Ratio
3.27
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
18.0 gal.
Exhaust
dual stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Traction Control
ABS & driveline
Ride Control
automatic
Adaptive Suspension
adaptive suspension
Auto-Levelling Suspension
rear
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
air
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
air
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front and rear
Wheels
16.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
P225/60VR16.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact aluminum
Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
bucket
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion
Front Headrests
adjustable w/tilt
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(6-way power)
Easy Entry
rear seat easy entry
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
(6-way power)
Rear Seats
bench
Rear Armrests
center
Seat Trim
leather
Door Trim
leatherette w/carpet lower
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Dashboard Insert
simulated wood
Dashboard Trim
leather
Sunroof
power
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Rearview Mirror
auto-dimming day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
dome light
Reading Lights
front & rear
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front
Seatback Storage
2
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet
Cargo Light
cargo light
Climate Control
automatic air conditioning
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
premium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
CD
single / trunk/cargo area mounted 6-disc
Speakers
8 brand
Amplifier
amplifier
Antenna
window grid
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls
Door Locks
power
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
keyfob
Remote Fuel Flap Release
power
Cell Phone
voice activated
Power Outlets
2
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Garage Door Opener
HomeLink Wireless Control System
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Clock
in-dash
Compass
compass
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Systems Monitor
systems monitor
Trip Computer
trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
power telescopic tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
fixed
1-Touch Open Window
driver
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
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
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Security System
security system
Door Count
2 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
14.4 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
207.3 "
Exterior Width
74.0 "
Exterior Height
53.6 "
Wheelbase
113 "
Front Tread
62 "
Rear Tread
60 "
Turning Radius
18.6 '
Curb Weight
3,618 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
2,000 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.34
Front Legroom
42.6 "
Rear Legroom
35.7 "
Front Headroom
38.1 "
Rear Headroom
37.5 "
Front Hiproom
55.6 "
Rear Hiproom
56.7 "
Front Shoulder Room
59.2 "
Rear Shoulder Room
59.5 "
Passenger Volume
102 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
14.4 cu.ft.
Bumpers
body-colored
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored
Bodyside Insert
chrome
Grille Moldings
chrome
Paint
monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote heated
Trailering
class I
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Major Components Months/Miles
48/50,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/unlimited
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
48/50,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1997 Lincoln Mark VIII 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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