Ford
Crown Victoria
1998
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1998 Ford Crown Victoria Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1998 Ford Crown Victoria specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1998 Ford Crown Victoria warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$21,135
Invoice *
$19,748
Engine
4.6L V-8 200 HP 265.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpm / 4.6L V-8 175 HP 235.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,500 rpm / 4.6L V-8 215 HP 275.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
16.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
22.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
4.6L V-8 200 HP 265.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpm / 4.6L V-8 175 HP 235.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,500 rpm / 4.6L V-8 215 HP 275.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
130 amp
Battery
72 amp with run down protection
Axle Ratio
2.73 / 3.27
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded / compressed natural gas
Fuel Tank
20.0 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel / dual stainless steel
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Traction Control
ABS & driveline
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 / air
Steering
re-circulating ball
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
16.0 " steel
Front Tires
P225/60SR16.0BSW AS / P225/60SR16.0WSW AS / P225/60TR16.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel / full-size
Seating Capacity
6
Front Seat Type
50-50 split-bench
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Armrests
center
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way / 8-way (4-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Rear Seats
bench
Rear Headrests
fixed
Seat Trim
cloth
Door Trim
vinyl w/carpet lower
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Dashboard Insert
simulated wood
Vanity Mirrors
passenger
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
fade
Cup Holder
front
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
Speakers
4
Antenna
window grid
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls
Door Locks
power
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
power
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Power Outlets
1
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Instrument Display
analog
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Volt Gauge
voltmeter gauge
Clock
in-dash
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
tilt
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
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
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Ignition Disable
immobilizer
Door Count
4 doors
Exterior Length
212.0 "
Exterior Width
77.8 "
Exterior Height
56.8 "
Wheelbase
114 "
Front Tread
63 "
Rear Tread
63 "
Turning Radius
20.2 '
Curb Weight
3,917 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
2,000 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.34
Front Legroom
42.5 "
Rear Legroom
39.6 "
Front Headroom
39.4 "
Rear Headroom
38.0 "
Front Hiproom
57.1 "
Rear Hiproom
58.7 "
Front Shoulder Room
60.8 "
Rear Shoulder Room
60.3 "
Passenger Volume
111 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
20.6 cu.ft.
Bumpers
body-colored with chrome insert
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored
Grille Moldings
chrome
Paint
monotone
Exterior Mirrors
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 1998 Ford Crown Victoria 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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