1997 Ford Contour

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Our Take on the 1997 Ford Contour

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All cars have an emotional component, but some are harder to define than others. Not so Ford's SVT Contour. It may be American, but it drives like a European sports sedan. This mid-size four-door from Ford's motoring boutique beckons with a sweet-revving V6, delightful gearchange and the character of a European sports sedan. And it does so with a base price of $22,900, thousands less... Read Full Review

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4 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 8 recalls for this car.

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