1997 Ford Mustang specs & colors

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Key specs

Color options


Dark Charcoal





Starting MSRP

  • air cond
  • pwr windows
  • pwr door locks



Starting MSRP

  • air cond
  • elect AM/FM stereo w/cassette


EPA Classification Subcompact

Front Wheel Size 15 x 6.5 in
Rear Wheel Size 15 x 6.5 in
Spare Wheel Size 15 x 4.0 in
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130

Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 3.8L/232
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 4000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 215 @ 2750

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 30 MPG
Cruising Range - City 308.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 20 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 462.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi

Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Type 5
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.35
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.93
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.29
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.15
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.73

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut
Suspension Type - Rear Four-bar link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System Not Available
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 10.8 x 1.02 in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 10.5 x 0.55 in
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 15.4 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal

Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.38
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 38.3 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft

Front Tire Size P205/65R15
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size T125/90R15

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 1000 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 100 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs

Base Curb Weight 3071 lbs

Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Volume 83.0 ft³
Front Head Room 38.2 in
Front Leg Room 42.6 in
Front Shoulder Room 53.6 in
Front Hip Room 52.8 in
Second Head Room 35.9 in
Second Leg Room 30.3 in
Second Shoulder Room 52.1 in
Second Hip Room 47.4 in
Wheelbase 101.3 in
Length, Overall 181.5 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 71.8 in
Height, Overall 53.2 in
Track Width, Front 60.4 in
Track Width, Rear 59.2 in
Min Ground Clearance 4.0 in
Liftover Height 30.3 in
Trunk Volume 10.9 ft³

Gas-pressurized front struts & rear shock absorbers Standard
2.73 axle ratio Standard
3.8L EFI V6 engine Standard
Tilt steering wheel w/center horn Standard
Auxiliary pwr point Standard
Clearcoat paint Standard
HD 58 amp/hr maintenance-free battery Standard
Stand alone digital quartz clock Standard
Dual electric remote-control mirrors w/RH convex Standard
Passive anti-theft system Standard
Deluxe carpet Standard
Front ashtray Standard
Color-keyed cloth headliner/sun visors Standard
Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes Standard
Console-inc: armrest, integral storage bin, cup holder, compact disc/cassette storage bin Standard
Driver-side footrest Standard
Aerodynamic halogen headlamps Standard
15.4 gallon fuel tank w/tethered cap Standard
Coil-spring 4-bar link rear suspension Standard
Composite hood w/flow through scoops Standard
Wrap-around taillamps Standard
Light group-inc: cargo compartment lights, headlamps-on alert chime, dome lamp w/front door courtesy switches Standard
Dual visor mirrors w/covers Standard
Stalk-mounted controls-inc: turn signals, wipers/washer, high-beam headlamps, flash-to-pass Standard
Split/fold-down rear seatbacks Standard
Reclining cloth bucket seats-inc: head restraints Standard
Electronic engine controls (EEC-V) Standard
Locking glove box Standard
Dual note horn Standard
Full wrapover monochromatic trim-inc: soft flow-through door trim panels w/full-length armrests & cloth/vinyl inserts Standard
Modified MacPherson strut front suspension w/stabilizer bars Standard
Side window demisters Standard
P205/65R15 all-season SBR BSW tires Standard
15" bolt-on wheel covers Standard
3-point active restraint safety belts Standard
City 20/hwy 30 (3.8L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
Front/rear body-color fascias w/Mustang nomenclature Standard
Color-keyed rocker moldings Standard
120 MPH speedometer Standard
Rear wheel drive Standard
Mustang fender badge Standard
Pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
Electrodrive cooling fan Standard
Interval windshield wipers Standard
Driver & front passenger air bag supplemental restraint system Standard
City 20/hwy 30 (3.8L engine/4-speed auto trans) Standard
Tunnel-mounted parking brake Standard
Electronic AM/FM stereo radio-inc: seek, (4) speakers, 24 watts pwr {Upgraded by base PEP} Standard
Heater/defroster/ventilation-inc: (4) instrument panel registers w/positive shut-off Standard
Tinted glass Standard
Tachometer, trip odometer, voltmeter, temp/fuel/oil pressure gauges Standard
Luggage area carpet & trim Standard
5-speed manual transmission w/OD Standard
HD 130-amp alternator Standard
Stainless steel exhaust system Standard
Cigarette lighter Standard

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