1997 Ford Explorer

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1997 Ford Explorer

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Available in 15 styles:  Explorer Sport 2dr shown
Asking Price Range
$608–$5,380
Estimated MPG

14–18 city / 19–23 hwy

Warranty

Basic
36 months/36,000 miles

Roadside Assistance Coverage
36 months/36,000 miles

Corrosion Perforation
60 months/unlimited distance

Powertrain
36 months/36,000 miles

Standard Features & Options


Available options vary by style
Standard Equipment
Available Options
 --  Not Available
5 Styles Available    

StylesXLSportXLTEddie BauerLimited
Starting MSRP$20,085$21,265$24,220$29,065$32,720

Body ExteriorXLSportXLTEddie BauerLimited
Rear cargo:liftgate
Power door mirrors $685
Heated door mirrors -- -- -- --
Skid plates

Number of doorsXLSportXLTEddie BauerLimited
4 --
2 -- -- --

Convenience FeaturesXLSportXLTEddie BauerLimited
Air conditioning
Automatic temperature control -- -- --
Rear HVAC -- $390
Power moonroof -- $800 $800 $800 $800
Memory seat -- -- -- --
Speed control $385
Rear beverage holders -- -- -- --
Remote keyless entry -- $370
Tilt steering wheel $385
Auto-dimming rearview mirror -- $185 $185 $185
Cell phone -- -- -- $690 $690
Front beverage holders --
Power front windows $685

Entertainment FeaturesXLSportXLTEddie BauerLimited
AM/FM radio
Cassette $210 $720 $350
Rear audio controls -- $390
Speakers:4
CD player $275 $65 $65 $65 $370

Lighting, Visibility and InstrumentationXLSportXLTEddie BauerLimited
Fully automatic headlights -- $185 $185 $185
Delay-off headlights -- -- -- --
Front fog lights --
Variably intermittent wipers
Rear window wiper $280
Trip computer -- -- --
Tachometer
Voltmeter
Compass --
Outside temperature display --
Rear window defroster $280

PowertrainXLSportXLTEddie BauerLimited
Limited slip differential $355 $310 $310 $255 $355
Recommended fuel:regular unleaded
Block heater $35 $35 $35 $35 $35

Cylinder configurationXLSportXLTEddie BauerLimited
V-6
V-8 -- -- $890 $255 $430

Drive typeXLSportXLTEddie BauerLimited
Rear-wheel
Four-wheel

Engine litersXLSportXLTEddie BauerLimited
4.0
5.0 -- -- $890 $255 $430

Fuel economy cityXLSportXLTEddie BauerLimited
16mpg -- --
18mpg -- --
15mpg -- -- --
14mpg -- -- -- --

Fuel economy highwayXLSportXLTEddie BauerLimited
23mpg -- --
20mpg
19mpg -- --

Fuel tank capacityXLSportXLTEddie BauerLimited
17.5gal. -- -- --
21.0gal. --

HorsepowerXLSportXLTEddie BauerLimited
211hp @ 4,600RPM -- -- $890 $255 $430
205hp @ 5,000RPM $425 $425 $425
160hp @ 4,200RPM -- --

Number of valvesXLSportXLTEddie BauerLimited
12
16 -- -- $890 $255 $430

TorqueXLSportXLTEddie BauerLimited
250 lb.-ft. @ 3,000RPM $425 $425 $425
274 lb.-ft. @ 3,200RPM -- -- $890 $255 $430
225 lb.-ft. @ 2,800RPM -- --

TransmissionXLSportXLTEddie BauerLimited
5 speed manual -- --
5 speed automatic $1,065 $1,065 $1,065
4 speed automatic -- -- $945

Safety and SecurityXLSportXLTEddie BauerLimited
Panic alarm -- -- $370
Integrated rear child seats -- $200 $200 $200
Dual front impact airbags
ABS brakes
Security system -- $370

Seats and TrimXLSportXLTEddie BauerLimited
Max. seating capacity:5
Leather steering wheel --
Leather upholstery -- $655 $655 $655
Split folding rear seat
Rear seats:bench
Power passenger seat -- -- $955
Power driver seat -- $1,020 $955

Front center armrestXLSportXLTEddie BauerLimited
W/storage -- --
Front center armrest -- -- --

Front seatsXLSportXLTEddie BauerLimited
Bucket
Bench -- $10 -- --

Suspension/HandlingXLSportXLTEddie BauerLimited
Alloy wheels -- --
Power steering
Front wheel independent suspension
Auto-leveling suspension -- -- --

Front tiresXLSportXLTEddie BauerLimited
225/70SR15.0 BSW -- --
255/70SR15.0 OWL -- $1,995 -- -- --
235/75SR15.0 OWL -- $720 $230 --
255/70SR16.0 OWL -- -- -- --
235/75SR16.0 OWL -- -- -- $230 --

Rear tiresXLSportXLTEddie BauerLimited
225/70SR15.0 BSW -- --
235/75SR15.0 OWL -- $720 $230 --
255/70SR15.0 OWL -- $1,995 -- -- --
255/70SR16.0 OWL -- -- -- --
235/75SR16.0 OWL -- -- -- $230 --

5 Styles Available
   

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